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.
WINTER BOOK LIST FOR ADULTS
Authors: Evelyn Rusli and Arianna Schioldager
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
Ignite Purpose (Aug. 15, 2022)
Creating alchemy in your own life and unlocking your true potential.
WINTER BOOK LIST FOR CHILDREN
Title: The Sun Jumped Over the Moon
Author: Kathy Diebold
Illustrator: Emily Smith
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
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!
Title: When We All Get Together
Author: Heather Bradley
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.
Title: Will We Always Hold Hands?
Author: Christopher Cheng
Illustrator: Stephen Michael King
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
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.
Title: Very Good Hats
Author: Emma Straub
Illustrator: Blanca Gómez
Rocky Pond Books (Jan. 10, 2023)
With a little imagination, ANYTHING can be a hat. Get ready to giggle.
Title: What Does Brown Mean to You?
Author/Illustrator: Ron Grady
Nancy Paulsen Books (Jan. 3, 2023)
Celebrating the shades of brown. What is brown to you?
Author: Larisa Vivolo
Illustrator: Kashif Qasim
Bowker (Apr. 30, 2022)
A disabled boy is on a quest to find a puppy just like him.
Title: A Boy and His Mirror
Author: Marchánt Davis
Illustrator: Keturah A. Bobo
Bowker (Jan. 23, 2023)
A boy discovers new things about himself when he is teased about his hair.
Title: Tickle Tickle, Little Tum
Author: Ashlyn Anstee
Viking Books for Young Readers (Oct. 4, 2022)
This board book will have your toddler curled up laughing and imagining all kinds of tummies. Tickle* Tickle*, hee hee.
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