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Jin Woo, by Eve Bunting
Jin Woo, by Eve Bunting
(Presch.-Gr. 2)
Davey is dubious about having a new adopted baby brother from Korea, but he realizes that things will be fine after his mother reads him a reassuring letter “written” by Jin Woo.





Tell Me Again about the Night I Was Born, Jamie Lee Curtis
Tell Me Again about the Night I Was Born, Jamie Lee Curtis
(Presch-Gr. 2)
A young girl asks her parents to tell her again the cherished family story of her birth and adoption.




Ten Days and Nine Nights, by Yumi Heo
Ten Days and Nine Nights, by Yumi Heo
(Presch.-Gr. 2)
A little girl and her family happily prepare for the new baby that will soon be joining them from Korea.




Over The Moon: An Adoption Tale, by Karen Katz
Over The Moon: An Adoption Tale, by Karen Katz
(Presch.-Gr. 1)
A loving couple dream of a baby born far away, and know that this is the baby they have been waiting to adopt.




I Love You Like Crazy Cakes, by Rose A. Lewis
I Love You Like Crazy Cakes, by Rose A. Lewis
(Presch.-Gr. 2)
A woman describes how she went to China to adopt a special baby girl. Based on the author's own experiences.






My Mei Mei, by Ed Young
My Mei Mei, by Ed Young
(Presch.-Gr. 2)
Antonia wishes for a Mei Mei, little sister, to call her own. But when Antonia finally meets the new baby, she is not at all like Antonia imagined her. However, as Mei Mei grows, Antonia comes to love her and learns what being a Jieh-Jieh (big sister) is all about.





Special Issues

We'll Paint the Octopus Red, by Stephanie Stuve-BodeenWe'll Paint the Octopus Red, by Stephanie Stuve-Bodeen (Presch.-Gr. 2)
Six-year-old Emma plans to do all kinds of exciting things with her new baby brother. When she learns that the baby has Down syndrome, her father reassures her that if they are patient and help him, her new brother will still be able to do all the fun activities. A reassuring story for young children and parents.



New Babies Can Be Funny!

There’s Going to Be a Baby, by John Burningham
There’s Going to Be a Baby, by John Burningham
(Presch.-Gr. 2)
While talking with his mother, a young boy imagines what his new sibling will do.






But I Wanted a Baby Brother! by Kate Feiffer
But I Wanted a Baby Brother! by Kate Feiffer
(K-Gr. 3)
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.





Mail Harry to the Moon! by Robie H. Harris
Mail Harry to the Moon! by Robie H. Harris
(Presch.-Gr 1)
Harry's older brother, annoyed with his new baby brother, dreams up imaginative ways to get rid of him—until one day, it’s so quiet, he worries that his parents actually DID send the baby to the moon…





Julius, the Baby of the World, Kevin Henkes
Julius, the Baby of the World, Kevin Henkes
(Presch.-Gr. 2)
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. Featuring Lilly from Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse.





How to Be a Baby ... by Me, the Big Sister, Sally Lloyd-Jones
How to Be a Baby ... by Me, the Big Sister, Sally Lloyd-Jones
(K-Gr. 3)
An all-knowing big sister gives her baby sibling lessons in being a baby.







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