Here is a selection of books from our collection that feature older siblings anticipating and adjusting to a new arrival.
We strive to include as much varied racial/cultural representation as possible, with a focus on #OwnVoices, but these lists also reflect what is available on the market. These titles are only a sample of what you can find in our full collection. To see more, go to Search the Collection and enter "sibling," "sister," "brother," and other related search words.
15 things not to do with a baby
A girl learns what not to do with her new brother, including sending him to play with an elephant or hanging him from the clothesline, and also what to do
Double trouble for Anna Hibiscus!
Anna Hibiscus lives in Africa, amazing Africa--and now she has new baby brothers! Her cousins warn her that boys are Big Trouble. But could Anna's brothers really be Double Trouble?--Back cover
I’m big now!
When her new baby brother starts getting all of her family's attention, a little girl decides to try out being a baby again.
The nesting quilt
Maya's family is preparing for a new baby and she wants to help, so she draws on her interest in birds' nests to create a very special quilt. Includes information about quilt making and instructions for making a small quilt
The new small person
Elmore Green likes being an only child, so when his parents bring a new small person, his baby brother, into the house he is not pleased and does his best to keep the new small person out of his life
Pecan pie baby
When Mama's pregnancy draws attention away from Gia, she worries that the special bond they share will disappear forever once the baby is born
What’s in there?
Follows the adventures of young Gus and Nellie, who watch their mother's pregnancy and anticipate the arrival of a new sibling while learning engaging facts about how unborn babies develop
When Aidan became a brother
"Aidan, a transgender boy, experiences complicated emotions as he and his parents prepare for the arrival of a new baby"--|cProvided by publisher