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Winter Book Highlights

Winter Book List - Books to Read This Winter

By Jill Kelsey

Ready for some shifts in perspective? These titles will have you rethinking what you know about postpartum, communicating with your children and your coworkers, eating mushrooms, how babies are impacted by oxygen and their diets during the first 1000 days, and reducing the toxic load in your environments. There is a lot of really great information here... For the children, we have listed several titles that provide caring and imaginative themes. As always, be sure to check the publication dates, as some of these titles are in pre-order status and publish in early 2023.


Authors: Evelyn Rusli and Arianna Schioldager

ISBN-10: 1682687333

Countryman Press (Jan. 31, 2023)

Not only does this title contain recipes, but it also contains vital information about food nutrient sources, heavy metals, addressing common feeding methods like baby-led weaning, flavor and culture, nutrients needed for pregnancy and lactation, feeding guides, and more.

Author: Maranda Bower

ISBN: 9781667875866

Postpartum University (Jan. 4, 2023)

A shift in postpartum understanding is needed; this book brings what is needed to the awareness of every new parent. Addressing support, nutrition, the nervous system, and more to help mom return to her body and parent from a more healed and meaning-filled place.

Author: Ola Didrik Saugstad, M.D.

ISBN: 9781958848036

Waterside Productions (Aug. 31, 2022)

In this autobiography, award-winning pediatrician, neonatologist, and researcher Ola Didric Saugstad shares his background and inspiration behind research and development in new, less harmful resuscitation of newborns. He shares his opinions and research surrounding supplemental oxygen doing more harm than good and alternative use of air. What does it really take to influence medical procedures on a grand scale? Find out.

Author: Sarah R. Moore, MFS

ISBN-13: 9781643436753

Pond Reads Press (Oct. 31, 2022)

This title offers conscious parenting guidance for the prevention and solving of problems that arise using best practices from gentle parenting techniques, trauma recovery, and improv comedy. Bring the joy back to parenting with tools to help with understanding, storytelling, nurturing, supporting, solving behavioral issues, and more.

Author: Friederike Fabritius

ISBN-13: 9781538159538

Rowman & Littlefield (Oct. 11, 2022)

How do you enable your employees to have peak performance? Many workplaces do not offer what is really needed for this type of office environment. Learn science-backed ways to retain your top talent.

Author: Rob Brown, M.D.

ISBN: 9780999713112

Diagnostic Radiologist Rob Brown gives tips on hidden health dangers lurking in the typical home and what you can do about it to reduce the chance of and symptoms of chronic disease. Additionally, use these tips to help provide a less toxic home for your children to grow up in.

Author: Essays by Eugenia Bone, with recipes from the Fantastic Fungi community

Photographer: Evan Sung

ISBN: 9781647222956

Insight Editions, Raoul Goff (Dec. 7, 2021)

With the many health benefits of fungi, why not learn how to cook and pair dishes with them? This recipe book contains several gourmet recipes to turn your foraging or farmer's market expedition into an impressive, nutritious, and tasty finale. Also, learn more about mushrooms and their benefits.

Author: Christina Foxwell

ISBN-13: 9780646864396

Ignite Purpose (Aug. 15, 2022)

Creating alchemy in your own life and unlocking your true potential.


Author: Kathy Diebold

Illustrator: Emily Smith

ISBN-13: 9798885279239

Rosedog Books (Jun. 10, 2022)

Your child will learn about the power of the influence of peers and that it can be positive too.

Author: Glenda Armand

Illustrator: Kim Freeman

ISBN-13: 9780593563229

Crown Books For Young Readers (Jan. 17, 2023)

Follow along on the story of Augustus Jackson, known as "the father of ice cream." Jackson was an African American entrepreneur in the 1800s.

Title: Snowmen! Series

Author: Caralyn Buehner

Illustrator: Mark Buehner

Dial Books (Various publication dates)

Snowmen are interesting characters! What do you imagine they do when people are not looking? Take a peek inside the Snowmen series to find out!

Author: Heather Bradley

ISBN-13: 9781039110335

Friesen Press (Oct. 13, 2021)

What do you call a group of porcupines? Geese? Moose? Discover the collective nouns in a Canadian way with this fun book.

Author: Christopher Cheng

Illustrator: Stephen Michael King

ISBN-13: 9780593564509

Random House Studio (Nov. 1, 2022)

Best friends Bear and Rat talk about how they will stay friends over time.

Author: Stephanie L. Jones

Illustrator: Angelina Valieva

ISBN: 9781948693165

Giving Gal, LLC (July 18, 2022)

This heartfelt story reminds children of the power of coming together to make magic moments happen when the main character invites her new friend to join in on a special event. Although things do not go as planned initially, they work through it with encouragement and kindness.

Author: Emma Straub

Illustrator: Blanca Gómez

ISBN: 9780593529430

Rocky Pond Books (Jan. 10, 2023)

(2-5 years)

With a little imagination, ANYTHING can be a hat. Get ready to giggle.

Author/Illustrator: Ron Grady

ISBN-13: 9780593462881

Nancy Paulsen Books (Jan. 3, 2023)

(3-7 years)

Celebrating the shades of brown. What is brown to you?

Author: Larisa Vivolo

Illustrator: Kashif Qasim

ISBN-13: 9780578378640

Bowker (Apr. 30, 2022)

A disabled boy is on a quest to find a puppy just like him.

Author: Marchánt Davis

Illustrator: Keturah A. Bobo

ISBN-13: 9780578378640

Bowker (Jan. 23, 2023)

A boy discovers new things about himself when he is teased about his hair.

Author: Ashlyn Anstee

ISBN-13: 9780593524848

Viking Books for Young Readers (Oct. 4, 2022)

(ages 0-3)

This board book will have your toddler curled up laughing and imagining all kinds of tummies. Tickle* Tickle*, hee hee.

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