After living with her grandma, Malaika is excited to be back with her mother again. However, she is uncertain about her new blended family, Mr. Frédéric, and his daughter Adéle.
This was a beautiful story about a young girl with a brand new baby brother. She watches how her mother cares for her baby brother and decides that she wants her very own baby to care for.
Being a middle child is not always easy, especially for Daisy. With a younger brother and older sister, Daisy feels like no one listens to her.
This is a cute little book about a boy who is wondering what his new baby brother or sister will be like. "I'm your peanut butter big-brother-to-be." The boy is bi-racial, a "blend from semisweet dark Daddy chocolate bar" and "strawberry cream Mama's milk."
Little Peter is upset because it seems like his new baby sister is getting all of his stuff. He is VERY unhappy when he sees that his old cradle and high chair (once blue) are now pink. In hopes of saving his little chair from being painted pink as well, Peter decides to run away...with his chair.
This is a wonderful collection of poems about brothers and sisters. The poems deal with all kinds of family related topics including sibling rivalry and having a new baby sister.
This cute little rhyming book is about two brothers who enjoy spending time together. In the fall they go on nature hikes and ride their bikes.
My Brother Charlie is about a young boy diagnosed with autism. It is told from the viewpoint of Charlie's twin sister, Callie. She describes some of the challenges that her brother faces as well as some of the difficulties in understanding him.
As a parent, I have a special affinity for books about twins - because I have two sets. Yep, two sets of twin boys! So, naturally, I was thrilled to discover another book all about twins, Twin Power, by doctors (and parents of a set of twins), Benjamin & Kiyanda Young!
What a wonderful story! I love how the author uses the seven principles of Kwanzaa in this story of constantly quarreling brothers who are given the task of making gold out of seven spools of thread.
This is a wonderful African tale about two beautiful sisters. However, despite their beauty, one one of the sisters, Nyasha, was kind and compassionate.
Laura Nell only wanted one thing for Christmas, a Baby Betty doll. It was during the depression and her two sisters were quite sure that she would not receive the doll for Christmas.
Little Bill's new neighbor, Mr. Mills, teaches everyone an ingenious way to cool out and stop fighting and arguing. When Mr. Mills dies of a heart attack, Little Bill questions how someone with such a kind heart could have a heart attack.