Readers Picks Barnes & Noble Fundraiser

Please join us for events around New York. During the week of May 6-15 purchase books using this CODE: 11455805  to make your purchases online and a portion of your purchase will go to benefit M.O.M. 

To participate in the B & N Book Fair Fundraiser for the Museum of Motherhood people ordering books online must do the following:

May 6-15, 2015. Go to ( for ANY book purchase. Click the button “Start Shopping.” To benefit the Museum of Motherhood collect your purchases in the check-out process and in the Payment section, scroll down to the bottom where it says Check this Box if this is a Bookfair Order. When you check the box, type book fair ID# 11455805 in the provided box. Questions about an order: 800-962-6177 Thank You!


We are very excited to be hosting a Barnes & Noble Bookfair from May 6th until May 10th at the Upper West Side Barnes & Noble located at 2289 Broadway @ 82nd St. We will earn up to 20% back on purchases you make during our bookfair.

If you cannot make it to the bookfair, you still have an opportunity to support us by shopping online at From May 6thto May 15th. IMPORTANT: You must use our special CODE: 11455805 to shop to benefit M.O.M. [More Specific Instructions Here]

Reader’s Picks 60+ Essential Books for Your M.O.M. Reading List 2015 

A Family by Any Other Name: Exploring Queer Relationships Edited, Bruce Gillespie
A Question of ChoiceSarah Weddington
Adoption Healing, a path to recovery for mothers who lost children to adoptionJoe Soll and Karen Wilson Buterbaugh 
Autism – Assorted
Babygate: how to survive pregnancy & parenting in the workplace – Dina Bakst, Phoebe Taubman, & Elizabeth Gedmark
Becoming UsElly Taylor
Black Feminist ThoughtPatricia Hill Collins
Book of LifeBarbara Katz Rothman
Consuming Motherhood ed. Janelle Taylor, Linda Layne, Linda Layne, Danielle Wozniak
Chemo-Therapist: How Cancer Cured a MarriageMart Potter Kenyon 
Don’t Leave Your Friends Behind: Concrete Ways to Support Families in Social Justice Movements and Communitiesed. Victoria Law & China Martens
Fathers-to-be HandbookPatrick M. Houser
Feminism and MotherhoodAmber Kinser
Feminism Seduced Hester Eisenstein
Feminism, The Family, and The Politics of the ClosetCheshire Calhoun
Flat Broke With ChildrenSharon Hays
Fresh Hell: Motherhood in PiecesCarellin Brooks
Ghostbelly Elizabeth Heineman
Incarcerated Mothers: Oppression and ResistanceEd. Eljdupovic, Jaremko Bromwich
Intensive Mothering: The Cultural Contradictions of Modern Motherhood Linda Rose Ennis
Invisible Heart: Economics and Family ValuesNancy Folbre
Laboring OnBarbara Katz Rothman
Lamaze: An International HistoryPaula Michaels
Listen To Your Mothered. Ann Imig
Making Sense of Intersex Ellen Feder
Maternal Theoryed. Andrea O’Reilly
Maternal ThinkingSara Ruddick
Modern Motherhood: An American HistoryDr. Jodi Vandenberg-Daves
Mom and MeMaya Angelou
Mogul, Mom & Maid: The Balancing Act of the Modern WomanLiz O’Donnel
Motherhood and FeminismAmber Kinser
Mother Nature: Maternal Instincts and How They Shape the Human SpeciesSarah Hrdy
Mothers Who DeliverEd, Jocelyn Stitt, Pegreen Powell
Of Woman BornAdrienne Rich
Rebel Moms: the Off Road Map for the Off Road Mom – Davina Rhine
Refined By Fire: A Journey of Grief and Grace Mary Potter Kenyon
Recreating MotherhoodBarbara Katz Rothman
Redefining Motherhood Ed, Sharon Abbey, Andrea O’Reilly
This Is Not How I Thought It Would Be: Remodeling Motherhood to Get the Lives We Want Today  Kristin Maschka
Teenagers and Toddlers are Trying to Kill MeSusan Konig
The Motherhood Manifesto – Joan Blades, Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner
This is How We Do It Carol Evans
Telling Truths: Storying Motherhooded, Sheena Wilson, Diana Davidson
Texas Girl  Robin Silbergleid
The Attachment Pregnancy Laurel Wilson & Tracy Wilson Peters
The Girls Who Went AwayAnn Fessler
The Good Mother Myth – ed, Avital Norman Nathman
The M Word: Conversations about Motherhood Edited, Kerry Clare
The Mom Egg Review – ed. Marjorie Tesser
The Concept of WomanSister Prudence Allen
The Primal Wound Nancy Newton Verrier
The Radical HousewifeShannon Drury
Torn: True Stories of Kids, Career, and the Conflict of Modern Motherhood Ed. Samantha Parent Walravens
The Twentieth Century Motherhood Movement – ed. Andrea O’Reilly
Weaving a FamilyBarbara Katz Rothman
When Everything ChangedGail Collins
With ChildPhyllis Chesler
Womb with a View Laura Tropp
Women and MadnessPhyllis Chesler
Venture Mom From Idea to Income in 12 WeeksHolly Hurd
For Kids
Are You My Mother?P. D. Eastman
The Best Homemade Kids Lunches EverLaura Fuentes
All Children Booksby, Katharine Holabird

If you cannot make it to the bookfair, you still have an opportunity to support us by shopping online at From May 6thto May 15th, you can shop online and a percentage of your purchase will count toward our bookfair.

Here’s how it works:

  • Be sure to use the web address above ( to do your online shopping. Click on the button “Start Shopping Now.”
  • When you’ve finished selecting your purchases, click on your cart and begin the check-out process. In the Payment section, scroll down to the bottom where it says Check this Box if this is a Bookfair Order. When you check the box, type bookfair ID#11455805 in the provided box.
  • If you already have a account with a default payment method selected, you will only see a Checkout Summary screen.  To add the Bookfair ID to the payment page, you will need to click on the Change button on the right-hand side of the Payment Section. This will take you back to the payment page, where you will scroll down to the bottom of the page until you see “Check this Box if this is a Bookfair Order.” Check the box and enter our bookfair I.D. number, above.
  • After placing your order, you can log back into your Order Summary Confirmation to check to see if the Bookfair ID number is listed on your order. If it is, everything was done correctly.
  • If you do not see a Bookfair ID number, or if you realize that you placed your order without using our Bookfair ID number, please call Customer Service at 800-962-6177 as soon as possible. Provide your order number and our Bookfair ID number, and the representative will manually add your order to our Bookfair sales total.
  • Please note that some items, such as gift cards, ebooks, textbooks, magazines and Barnes & Noble Memberships are not included in bookfair sales totals. However, NOOKs are included! We earn 5% back on any NOOKs you purchase, so why wait to get those great NOOK HD and HD+ devices!