A Celebration of Mothers

A Selected Bibliography of Library Resources on Motherhood

Celebrate your mom by browsing a selection of books on motherhood. The books on are on display at the Library entrance and may be checked out. And don’t forget to call Sunday, May 9th!

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Motherhood and Society

  • Mother, madonna, whore : the idealization and denigration of motherhood / Estela V. Welldon
  • GENDER RESOURCE CENTER HOLMES HOUSE

  • Mother journeys : feminists write about mothering / edited by Maureen T. Reddy, Martha Roth, and Amy Sheldon
  • GENDER RESOURCE CENTER HOLMES HOUSE

  • Mother daughter revolution : from good girls to great women / Elizabeth Debold, Marie Wilson, Idelisse Malave
  • GENDER RESOURCE CENTER HOLMES HOUSE

  • Sugar’s life in the hood : the story of a former welfare mother / Sugar Turner & Tracy Bachrach Ehlers
  • BROWSING (MAIN) E185.97.T98 A3 2002

  • The new don’t blame mother : mending the mother-daughter relationship / Paula J. Caplan
  • COUNSELING CENTER

  • Mothers on the job : maternity policy in the U.S. workplace / Lise Vogel
  • (LOWER LEVEL) HD6065.5.U6 D54 1993

  • The oldest vocation : Christian motherhood in the Middle Ages / Clarissa W. Atkinson
  • (LOWER LEVEL) HQ759 .A84 1991

  • “Bad” mothers : the politics of blame in twentieth-century America / edited by Molly Ladd-Taylor and Lauri Umansky
  • (LOWER LEVEL) HQ759 .B218 1998

  • Mothering the race : women’s narratives of reproduction, 1890-1930 / Allison Berg
  • (LOWER LEVEL) HQ759 .B459 2002

  • Breeder : real-life stories from the new generation of mothers / edited by Ariel Gore and Bee Lavender
  • (LOWER LEVEL) HQ759 .B753 2001

  • Mother, I have something to tell you / by Jo Brans ; research by Margaret T. Smith
  • (LOWER LEVEL) HQ759 .B755 1987

  • Mothers and children : feminist analyses and personal narratives / Susan E. Chase and Mary F. Rogers
  • (LOWER LEVEL) HQ759 .C48 2001

  • The price of motherhood : why the most important job in the world is still the least valued / Ann Crittenden
  • (LOWER LEVEL) HQ759 .C924 2001

  • Inventing motherhood : the consequences of an ideal / by Ann Dally
  • (LOWER LEVEL) HQ759 .D248 1983

  • The Different faces of motherhood / edited by Beverly Birns and Dale F. Hay
  • (LOWER LEVEL) HQ759 .D54 1988

  • The mommy myth : the idealization of motherhood and how it has undermined women / Susan J. Douglas
  • (LOWER LEVEL) HQ759 .D68 2004

  • Up against the clock : career women speak on the choice to have children / Marilyn Fabe and Norma Wikler
  • (LOWER LEVEL) HQ759 .F16

  • Motherhood in black and white : race and sex in American liberalism, 1930-1965 / Ruth Feldstein
  • (LOWER LEVEL) HQ759 .F364 2000

  • The motherhood report : how women feel about being mothers / Louis Genevie and Eva Margolies
  • (LOWER LEVEL) HQ759 .G46 1989

  • Raising baby by the book : the education of American mothers / Julia Grant
  • (LOWER LEVEL) HQ759 .G75 1998

  • Mother nature : a history of mothers, infants, and natural selection / Sarah Blaffer Hrdy
  • (LOWER LEVEL) HQ759 .H784 1999

  • Inventing maternity : politics, science, and literature, 1650-1865 / edited by Susan C. Greenfield and Carol Barash
  • (LOWER LEVEL) HQ759 .I57 1999

  • The hidden feelings of motherhood : coping with stress, depression, and burnout / Kathleen A. Kendall-Tackett
  • (LOWER LEVEL) HQ759 .K46 2001

  • Domestic affairs : enduring the pleasures of motherhood and family life / Joyce Maynard
  • (LOWER LEVEL) HQ759 .M395 1987

  • Mother’s Day is over / Shirley L. Radl
  • (LOWER LEVEL) HQ759 .R25

  • Of women born : motherhood as experience and institution / Adrienne Rich
  • (LOWER LEVEL) HQ759 .R53 1986

  • Fruitful : a real mother in the modern world / Anne Roiphe
  • (LOWER LEVEL) HQ759 .R636 1996

  • Recreating motherhood : ideology and technology in a patriarchal society / Barbara Katz Rothman
  • (LOWER LEVEL) HQ759 .R68 1989

  • The myths of motherhood : how culture reinvents the good mother / Shari L. Thurer
  • (LOWER LEVEL) HQ759 .T48 1994

  • When mothers work : loving our children without sacrificing our selves / Joan K. Peters
  • (LOWER LEVEL) HQ759.48 .P45 1998
    COUNSELING CENTER

  • Mother-headed families and why they have increased / Ailsa Burns, Cath Scott
  • (LOWER LEVEL) HQ759.915 .B86 1994

  • Mother and child; a primer of first relationships / D. W. Winnicott
  • (LOWER LEVEL) HQ774 .W52

  • Mothers and Amazons; the first feminine history of culture / Helen Diner; Edited and translated by John Philip Lundin
  • (LOWER LEVEL) HQ1121 .E313

  • The Motherhood mandate / edited by Nancy Felipe Russo
  • (LOWER LEVEL) HQ1206 .M68

  • Mothers and such : views of American women and why they changed / Maxine L. Margolis
  • (LOWER LEVEL) HQ1410 .M36 1984

  • Hard choices : how women decide about work, career, and motherhood / Kathleen Gerson
  • (LOWER LEVEL) HQ1420 .G4 1985

  • Mothers and more : American women in the 1950s / Eugenia Kaledin
  • (LOWER LEVEL) HQ1420 .K35 1984

  • Motherhood reconceived : feminism and the legacies of the sixties / Lauri Umansky
  • (LOWER LEVEL) HQ1421 .U43 1996

  • Women’s progress : promises and problems / edited by Jeanne Spurlock and Carolyn B. Robinowitz
  • (LOWER LEVEL) HQ1421 .W67 1990

  • Flat broke with children : women in the age of welfare reform / Sharon Hays
  • (LOWER LEVEL) HV95 .H36 2003

  • The wages of motherhood : inequality in the welfare state, 1917-1942 / Gwendolyn Mink
  • (LOWER LEVEL) HV699 .M525 1995

  • Like our very own : adoption and the changing culture of motherhood, 1851-1950 / Julie Berebitsky
  • (LOWER LEVEL) HV875 .B467 2000

  • Mothers in prison / Phyllis Jo Baunach
  • (LOWER LEVEL) HV9471 .B39 1985

  • The family track : keeping your faculties while you mentor, nuture, teach, and serve / edited by Constance Coiner and Diana Hume George
  • (LOWER LEVEL) LB1778.2 .F358 1998

  • Motherteacher : the feminization of American education / Redding S. Sugg, Jr
  • (LOWER LEVEL) LB2837 .S76

  • Mothers can do anything / Joe Lasker
  • CHILD LIT (LOWER) 331.4 L345m

    Motherhood Reflected in Literature

  • Mother : a novel in two parts / Maxim Gorky
  • (UPPER LEVEL) PG3463 .M35 1962

  • Mother to daughter, daughter to mother, mothers on mothering : a daybook and reader / selected and shaped by Tillie Olsen
  • (UPPER LEVEL) PN6075 .M6 1984

  • Mothers in the English novel : from stereotype to archetype / Marjorie McCormick
  • (UPPER LEVEL) PR830.M69 M37 1991

  • Mothering daughters : novels and the politics of family romance : Frances Burney to Jane Austen / Susan C. Greenfield
  • (UPPER LEVEL) PR858.M69 G74 2002

  • Shelley’s goddess : maternity, language, subjectivity / Barbara Charlesworth Gelpi
  • (UPPER LEVEL) PR5442.M67 G45 1992

  • Motherhood and representation : the mother in popular culture and melodrama / E. Ann Kaplan
  • (UPPER LEVEL) PS228.M66 K36 1992

  • The voice of the mother : embedded maternal narratives in twentieth-century women’s autobiographies / Jo Malin
  • (UPPER LEVEL) PS366.A88 M35 2000

  • Mother without child : contemporary fiction and the crisis of motherhood / Elaine Tuttle Hansen
  • (UPPER LEVEL) PS374.M547 H36 1997

  • Poems by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings : songs of a housewife
  • (UPPER LEVEL) PS3535.A845 A6 1997

  • Mother love : poems / Rita Dove
  • (UPPER LEVEL) PS3554.O884 M68 1995

  • The blue jay’s dance : a birth year / Louise Erdrich
  • (UPPER LEVEL) PS3555.R42 Z464 1995
    GENDER RESOURCE CENTER HOLMES HOUSE

  • What to tip the boatman? / Cleopatra Mathis
  • (UPPER LEVEL) PS3562.A8363 W48 2001

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