It’s getting warmer, the school year is drawing to an end, and lots of things are happening in May, including
“Mother’s Day is a holiday honoring motherhood that is observed in different forms throughout the world. The American incarnation of Mother’s Day was created by Anna Jarvis in 1908 and became an official U.S. holiday in 1914. While dates and celebrations vary, Mother’s Day most commonly falls on the second Sunday in May.” In 2013 it will fall on May 12.
Mother’s Day and Other Family Days by Reagan Miller
“Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, and Grandparents Day are special days in which we show our appreciation for the wonderful people in our families. This book shows how these and other days are celebrated here in North America and around the world.” [J306.85 MILLER]
“It’s Mother’s Day, and T. Rex wants to plan something really special for his mama. He wants to DO something, not just give something. This year, T. Rex has the perfect gift idea that he knows Mama Rex is going to love sooo much. At least, he thinks she will. . . .
“In this sweet, funny story, Lois G. Grambling and Jack E. Davis demonstrate that sometimes less is more.” [JPB GRAMBLING]