Welcome to Katie's registry!


Party: April 18, 2020

Location: Illinois

Team Katie

We're coming together to help build Katie's library!  Book recommendations are below, but feel free to go off-list if you want.  Used books welcome! 


Bookshelf Builder's recommendations are based on classics, modern best sellers, special finds and the parents' own interests. 

Avoid Duplicates

Please fill out this form with the books that you bringing to mark them as "claimed".

At the Party

Bring your books to the party.  Please write something in the book so it can be treasured for years to come. 

Please remember ...

to fill out this form to avoid duplicates 

Lovey Dovey

Heart warming books provide opportunities for parents' genuine emotions to surface, increasing parent-child bonding.

Best of Boynton

Sandra Boynton is a favorite for many, and the series provides consistency, familiarity and a source of giggles for the child.

Celebrity Authors

A fun treat for parents (its not all about the baby :-)

Baby Faces

Babies love looking at other babies, which also helps foster early socialization.

Sleepy Time

Modeling sleep situations with other characters helps build awareness about sleep without a direct power struggle.   

Strong Female Leads

Seeing female characters that are capable, dream big, succeed and fail helps both boys and girls build resistance to gender-based biases.  

Vocabulary & Poetry

Reinforces picture-word association to foster language.

Global Citizen

Books featuring lead characters from a variety of backgrounds plants crucial seeds for appreciating diversity.  


Treasured books guests have selected on their own that they'd like the new baby to enjoy!

Please let us know if you are bringing off-list books by filling out this form and we can list them here to avoid duplicates.