Move Mom’s Gift Guide 2016: Books and Toys

Posted on November 25, 2016 at 7:49 am

The holiday season is ahead and there are some great book and toy choices for your gift list.

Books for kids:

Crafting with Feminism When the weather keeps you indoors, put away all the screens and devices and learn to make some very cool projects: Embroider empowering slogans, create statement jewelry , and upcycling painful high heels into lovely planters!

The Heroes Guide books These modern updates on classic fairy tales are funny, smart and exciting.

Red A girl who laughs at a classmate who is blushing faces a challenge when the teasing goes too far.

Last Stop on Market Street This award-winning book about a child and his grandmother seeing the world as they ride the bus is a rich, vibrant story.

I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark The story of the Supreme Court justice teaches the importance of asking tough questions and standing up to injustice.

Emmanuel’s Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah The true story of a disabled boy from Ghana who hopped two miles each day to get to school and rode a bicycle 400 miles to raise awareness for people with disabilities is beautifully told.

Books for middle schoolers and and high schoolers:

March The third volume in this outstanding series about the Civil Rights movement of the 1960’s is the first graphic novel to receive a National Book award.

Atlas Obscura: An Explorer’s Guide to the World’s Hidden Wonders Explore over 700 of the strangest and most curious places in the world, from the dazzling glowworm caves in New Zealand to a baobob tree in South Africa that’s so large it has a pub inside where 15 people can drink comfortably.

Six of Crows A ragtag crew of outcasts and thieves must pull off an impossible heist in this mesmerizing tale set in a world of magic, deceit, and unexpected alliances.


Masterpieces Works of Ah Anyone can be an artist!

Bloxels: Build Your Own Video Game More fun than playing a video game is creating one.

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