Mother of Eight (OPL Human Library 2013)
Annotation:In the Duggar family, love most assuredly multiplies. Duggar-style multiplication includes not only more children but also new adventures, unexpected challenges, ongoing creativity, and of course, an increasing faith.
Annotation:Written from the perspective of a mother of 10, this work delivers thoughtful, helpful answers to such important questions as: How can a moderate income stretch to include more children? Or, how can parents manage multiple children and their activities?
Annotation:In the 1950s, the Ryan family struggled to make ends meet. Ten kids and a father who spent most of his paycheck on booze drained the family's meager finances. But mom Evelyn Ryan, a former journalist, found an ingenious way to bring in extra income: entering contests on the backs of cereal boxes and the like. Also in large print, audiobook CD and DVD.
Annotation:Selfish Reasons to Have More Kids is a book of practical big ideas. You'll never see kids or parenthood the same way again.
Annotation:Set in the early 20th century, this classic family comedy follows the efforts of a husband and wife as they try to maintain control in a home with 12 children. Based on the book by Frank B. Gilbreth
Annotation:(Teen Fiction) Rosalind Kemp, 13, is happily ensconced in her comfortable surroundings within a large family of sisters in Ontario, Canada. Her mother has withheld from her the fact that Rosalind has a mentally ill sister, and that she is not the sixth but the seventh daughter. According to her aunts, since her mother, too, was a seventh daughter, Rosalind bears the gift of prophecy and second sight.
Annotation:(Teen Fiction) When Samantha, the seventeen-year-old daugher of a wealthy, perfectionistic, Republican state senator, falls in love with the boy next door, whose family is large, boisterous, and just making ends meet, she discovers a different way to live, but when hermother is involved in a hit-and-run accident Sam must make some difficult choices.