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Q: This Sunday in the U.S. is Mother's Day. In celebration, what are some of your favorite books with strong mother/child relationships?

I can't think of any in particular that have stood out to me. There are some good mother daughter relationships. Like Dez and her mom in Destiny's Fire, Luke/Sera with their mom in Intangible and even Bella and her mom in Twilight. I'm sure I'll think about a bunch of examples later. Sometimes I feel like you almost forget they have parents..
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I love books, tea/coffee(by the gallon) and sour candy. I wear my nerd badge with pride and have two children ages 5 and 3 that keep me on my toes.
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  1. I had the same thought. It took me forever to think up a mother/child example because I have been reading a lot of YA and there are either no parents or bad parents. But there are lots of examples that I'm reading from others that I wish I would have thought of.

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  2. I couldn't think of many, either. LOL


  3. I really didn't know any particular mother-kid relationship, either. :/ As you've said, most of the times it's like they don't even have parents. oo

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  4. I drew a blank at first too.

    New GFC follower. My FF.

  5. I was white paper in the first moment with this question! I fell the same like you. Mostly books to focus on partnership and sons!

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    my FF post

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  6. Wow, isn't this sad! None come to my mind either!


  7. It's funny how I read YA all the time but can't remember any parents at gun point. I did manage to remember some but not without serious thought. Happy Friday, Jen! :)

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    Stop by my FF post? :)

  8. Definitely a tough question this week, seems a lot of YA doesn't focus on the mother/child relationship (though I'm still mad I forgot Little Women and Molly Weasley from HP!).

    Happy friday!
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  9. It took me ages to think of an answer too. Great answer!
    New follower :)

    My FF

  10. I had to go way back for mine.


  11. New follower!

    So true, sometimes in YA books the parents really are not present at all.


  12. It was a really hard question this week!!! Hard to come up w/an answer.

    My "FF" post.

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  13. I think a common characteristic in YA is probably the absent parents. Kids don't get up to such wild adventures when their parents are watching.

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  14. I had the same trouble thinking of one specific example, I have no idea why though haha Check out my FF @ http://best-of-ya.blogspot.com/2012/05/feature-follow-friday-20.html. I'm a new follower by the way!


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