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The Many Forms of Motherhood

Mom and Me and Mom by Maya Angelou

May 5th, 2022
Giovanna · Staff Recommendations

Among the many holidays we associate with the month of May, Mother’s Day and the role of motherhood, in all of its connotations, is the most universal. One might say every day is Mother’s Day when we look to a maternal figure who has not only nurtured us physically, but guided and supported us emotionally with their actions and by quietly standing by our side.

These recommended books, which represent different types of literary genres, time periods, and countries, all feature mothers, near and far, flaws and all.

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