Shadow Mothers: Nannies, Au Pairs, and the Micropolitics of by Cameron Lynne Macdonald

By Cameron Lynne Macdonald

Shadow moms shines new gentle on a facet of up to date motherhood frequently hidden from view: the necessity for paid childcare through girls returning to the group, and the complicated bonds moms forge with the “shadow mothers” they lease. Cameron Lynne Macdonald illuminates each side of an unequal and complex courting. in accordance with in-depth interviews with specialist ladies and childcare providers— immigrant and American-born nannies in addition to eu au pairs—Shadow moms locates the roots of person skirmishes among moms and their childcare companies in broader cultural and social tensions. Macdonald argues that those conflicts come up from unrealistic beliefs approximately mothering and rigid profession paths and paintings schedules, in addition to from the devaluation of paid care paintings.

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The Terrible Two (The Terrible Two, Book 1) by Jory John, Mac Barnett

By Jory John, Mac Barnett

Contributor note: Illustrator Kevin Cornell

Miles Murphy isn't really satisfied to be relocating to Yawnee Valley, a sleepy city that’s well-known for something and something in basic terms: cows. In his old style, every person knew him because the town’s most sensible prankster, yet Miles fast discovers that Yawnee Valley already has a prankster, and an outstanding one. If Miles goes to take the identify from this secret child, he's going to need to increase his game.
It’s prankster opposed to prankster in an epic struggle of trickery, until eventually the 2 eventually choose to sign up for forces and pull off the most important prank ever obvious: a prank so large that it'll make the individuals of the overseas Order of disease proud.
within the negative , bestselling authors and associates Mac Barnett and Jory John have created a sequence that has its roots in vintage middle-grade literature but feels clean and new while.

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The Tale of Two Bad Mice by Beatrix Potter

By Beatrix Potter

This unique, approved model has been lovingly recreated electronically for the 1st time, with reproductions of Potter's unmistakeable art optimised to be used on color units similar to the iPad.

When naughty little mice realize the door to the gorgeous dolls' condominium ajar, they simply need to tiptoe inside of and take a look. The temptation to attempt the scrumptious taking a look nutrients within the eating room proves too nice besides the fact that, and chaos ensues after they notice that it'll no longer come off the plates!

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