Welcoming a New Baby Brother or Sister

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Is big brother or sister not to sure about having a new baby around? These books may help!


Marc Tolon Brown
Description: Arthur isn't sure he is happy about the new baby in the family, but when his sister asks for his help in handling the baby, Arthur feels much better
Call Number: E Bro
Format: Book
Date Added: May 22, 2014
Dianne Danzig, Debbie Tilley
Call Number: E Dan
Format: Book
Date Added: May 22, 2014
Jonathan Shipton, Francesca Chessa
Description: When her parents tell her that they are expecting a baby, Emily sets to work on a list of pros and cons
Call Number: E Shi
Format: Book
Date Added: May 22, 2014
Paula Danziger, G. Brian Karas
Description: Five-year-old Jonathon is not pleased when neighbors and relatives come to visit and admire his new baby brother
Call Number: E Dan
Format: Book
Date Added: May 22, 2014
Jean Van Leeuwen, LeUyen Pham
Description: Benny is not pleased when his new baby sister, Delilah, arrives at his house
Call Number: E Van
Format: Book
Date Added: May 22, 2014
Kathi Appelt, Kelly Murphy
Description: The arrival of a new little brother has his big sister singing the blues
Call Number: E App
Format: Book
Date Added: May 22, 2014
Kate Feiffer, Diane Goode
Description: Oliver Keaton wants a baby brother more than anything but when he gets a baby sister instead, he sets out with his dog Chaplin to trade his sister for the perfect baby brother
Call Number: E Fei
Format: Book
Date Added: May 22, 2014
Sarah Sullivan, Paul Meisel
Description: Starting before she is even born, Mike writes letters to his baby sister telling her what it is like to be her older brother.
Call Number: E Sul
Format: Book
Date Added: May 22, 2014
Jonathan London, Frank Remkiewicz
Description: Froggy hoped for a brother to play with so he is disappointed with his new baby sister, Pollywogilina, but only until she is old enough to start learning from her big brother.
Call Number: E Lon
Format: Book
Date Added: May 22, 2014
Sally Lloyd-Jones, Sue Heap
Description: An all-knowing big sister gives her baby sibling lessons in being a baby.
Call Number: E Llo
Format: Book
Date Added: May 22, 2014
Robin Ballard
Description: A young boy helps his mother take care of his baby brother.
Call Number: E Bal
Format: Book
Date Added: May 22, 2014
Kevin Henkes
Description: Lilly is convinced that the arrival of her new baby brother is the worst thing that has happened in their house, until Cousin Garland comes to visit.
Call Number: E Hen
Format: Book
Date Added: May 22, 2014
Anna McQuinn, Rosalind Beardshaw
Description: Lola reads story books to her new baby brother Leo, and even though Mommy and Daddy are busy, they still have time to read to Lola at bedtime.
Call Number: E McQ
Format: Book
Date Added: May 22, 2014
Julie Paschkis
Description: Karla's quilt Mooshka tells her stories about the pieces of fabric that Mooshka is made from, but when Karla's baby sister is born, Mooshka falls silent until Karla overcomes her jealousy and shares Mooshka with the baby.
Call Number: E Pas
Format: Book
Date Added: May 22, 2014
Valorie Fisher
Description: Photographs and simple text depict a big brother from the point of view of his baby sibling.
Call Number: E Fis
Format: Book
Date Added: May 22, 2014
Valorie Fisher
Description: Photographs and simple text illustrate baby's view of what it is like to have a big sister.
Call Number: E Fis
Format: Book
Date Added: May 22, 2014
Dori Hillestad Butler, Carol Thompson
Call Number: J 618.2 But
Format: Book
Date Added: May 22, 2014
Valiska Gregory, Bruce Degen
Description: Shirley doesn't share her family's sentiment that their new baby is wonderful until Ms. Mump, the babysitter, comes to visit.
Call Number: E Gre
Format: Book
Date Added: May 22, 2014
Tomie DePaola
Description: When he learns that his mother is going to have a baby, Tommy is very excited and hopes that the baby will be a sister.
Call Number: E DeP
Format: Book
Date Added: May 22, 2014
Joanna Cole, Margaret Miller
Description: Describes the activities and changes involved in having a new baby in the house and the feelings experienced by the older brothers and sisters.
Call Number: J 612.7 Col 1998
Format: Book
Date Added: May 22, 2014
Sylvie Kantorovitz
Description: A very young boy tells his teddy bear about his mixed feelings over the premature birth of his new sibling, and his guilty resentment at the adult's preoccupation with the tiny baby.
Call Number: E Kan
Format: Book
Date Added: May 22, 2014
Maryann Cocca-Leffler
Description: Members of Theo's class help him understand his feelings about becoming a big brother.
Call Number: E Coc
Format: Book
Date Added: May 22, 2014
John Burningham, Helen Oxenbury
Description: A young boy imagines what life will be like when his new sibling arrives.
Call Number: E Bur
Format: Book
Date Added: May 22, 2014
Vera Rosenberry
Description: The arrival of Vera's new baby sister makes her feel displaced, so her grandfather helps create a special spot, just for her.
Call Number: E Ros
Format: Book
Date Added: May 22, 2014
Diane Wright Landolf, Steve Johnson, Lou Fancher
Description: Cameron is always ready to help when his baby sister cries, whether by handing wipes to his father during a diaper change or finding the nursing pillow for his mother, until one day, when no one else can stop Sadie's tears, her big brother succeeds and gets a wonderful reward.
Call Number: E Lan
Format: Book
Date Added: May 22, 2014
Linda Ashman, David McPhail
Description: A young boy describes how he is no longer "king" now that there is a new baby in the house, but then his family helps him enjoy the change.
Call Number: E Ash
Format: Book
Date Added: May 22, 2014
Arthur's Baby
Marc Tolon Brown
E Bro
Mooshka : A Quilt Story
Julie Paschkis
E Pas
Babies Don't Eat Pizza : A Big Kids' Book About Baby Brothers and Baby Sisters
Dianne Danzig, Debbie Tilley
E Dan
My Big Brother
Valorie Fisher
E Fis
Baby Baby Bah Blah Blah!
Jonathan Shipton, Francesca Chessa
E Shi
My Big Sister
Valorie Fisher
E Fis
Barfburger Baby, I Was Here First!
Paula Danziger, G. Brian Karas
E Dan
My Mom's Having A Baby!
Dori Hillestad Butler, Carol Thompson
J 618.2 But
Benny & Beautiful Baby Delilah
Jean Van Leeuwen, LeUyen Pham
E Van
Shirley's Wonderful Baby
Valiska Gregory, Bruce Degen
E Gre
Brand-New Baby Blues
Kathi Appelt, Kelly Murphy
E App
The Baby Sister
Tomie DePaola
E DeP
But I Wanted A Baby Brother!
Kate Feiffer, Diane Goode
E Fei
The New Baby At Your House
Joanna Cole, Margaret Miller
J 612.7 Col 1998
Dear Baby : Letters From Your Big Brother
Sarah Sullivan, Paul Meisel
E Sul
The Very Tiny Baby
Sylvie Kantorovitz
E Kan
Froggy's Baby Sister
Jonathan London, Frank Remkiewicz
E Lon
Theo's Mood
Maryann Cocca-Leffler
E Coc
How To Be A Baby-- By Me, The Big Sister
Sally Lloyd-Jones, Sue Heap
E Llo
There's Going To Be A Baby
John Burningham, Helen Oxenbury
E Bur
I Used To Be The Baby
Robin Ballard
E Bal
Vera's Baby Sister
Vera Rosenberry
E Ros
Julius, The Baby Of The World
Kevin Henkes
E Hen
What A Good Big Brother!
Diane Wright Landolf, Steve Johnson, Lou Fancher
E Lan
Lola Reads To Leo
Anna McQuinn, Rosalind Beardshaw
E McQ
When I Was King
Linda Ashman, David McPhail
E Ash