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For Professors: Exam Copies. Whether related by biology, marriage, circumstance, or choice, aunts embody a uniquely flexible familial role. In this engaging book, Laura Ellingson and Patricia Sotirin construct a consideration of "aunts" that moves from noun to verb. Drawing on personal narratives that represent a rich cross section of society, Ellingson and Sotirin construct a cohesive story of the diversity of aunting experiences in the contemporary United States. Skillfully written, Aunting recovers the enormous potential of this dynamic kinship relationship and offers a model for understanding and supporting the variety of families in society today. Patricia J.
By Carolyn Danckaert, amightygirl. They are very excited to launch their latest labor of love, A Mighty Girl. After years of seeking out empowering and inspirational books for our four young nieces, we decided to create A Mighty Girl as a resource site to help other Savvy Aunties and Uncles equally interested in supporting and celebrating girls. All children should have the opportunity to read books and watch movies that offer positive messages about girls and honor their diverse capabilities. Girls do not have to be relegated to the role of sidekick or damsel in distress; they can be the leaders, the heroes, the champions that save the day, find the cure, and go on the adventure. Below are a few great girl-empowering reads that Savvy Aunties and their nieces may enjoy together. Top 5 for Savvy Auntie: The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making ages adult Wonderful fantasy-adventure story about twelve-year-old September, who lives in Omaha and used to have an ordinary life until her father went to war and her mother went to work.
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Fortunately for us, there are some really sweet books about children and their aunts as well. We had to search high and low but our efforts were rewarded by the discovery of these delightful stories about aunts and the special role that they play. Here is a list of our favorite books celebrating aunts that you will enjoy reading with your nieces and nephews: Aunt Isabel Tells a Good One By Kate Duke Ages In this adorable book, a story is woven within a story when Penelope spends the night with her Aunt Isabel. The whimsical illustrations and attention to detail make this the perfect read for every aunt and her niece! Thank You, Aunt Tallulah!
Being an aunt is awesome. For the most part, you get to enjoy all the fun of parenthood without any of the actual responsibility. But where to start? Luckily we made ya a list! You never know — you might even find some new titles for your own TBR list too. Here are 15 books to get your niece or nephew for the holidays that will permanently cement your status as the cool aunt!