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Children learn a lot from their parents, role models, friends, and in some cases—siblings. Dive into this book list as we celebrate family, friendships, and big adventures that will leave you smiling.
Famously Phoebe by Lori Alexander
Phoebe was the shining star of her family, adored by all. That is, until someone new came along to take her place in the spotlight.
Bunny in the Middle by Anika A. Denise
This joyful picture book celebrates the remarkable traits of middle children and the sibling love that grows from being one of three.
You’re All My Favorites by Sam McBratney
Mommy and Daddy Bear convince three worried cubs that there is plenty of attention to go around in this comforting tale about unconditional love.
The Only Child Club by Anne Fine
What do you miss when you don’t have siblings? This illustrated chapter book gently walks through the good—and bad—about growing up without competition, adding a splash of humor to the findings.
We Are Brothers, We Are Friends by Alexandra Penfold
These brothers have so much to do! There are games to be played and adventures to be had! This story talks about the sweet friendship of brothers that comes in handy when there’s trouble.
A Twin Is to Hug by Boni Ashburn
Hand in hand, side by side—having a twin means you get a lifelong friend. For better or for worse, you will always have someone by your side every step of the way.
The Proudest Blue: A Story of Hijab and Family by Ibtihaj Muhammad
This powerful, uplifting story is written by an Olympic medalist and social justice activist. It’s about new experiences, being proud of who you are, and the unbreakable bond between siblings.
Snow Sisters! by Kerri Kokias
Sisters can be very similar, but they can also be very different! This story explores how one very snowy day can inspire many unique adventures, if you just let your imagination drift.
Jessica by Kevin Henkes
A young girl’s imaginary friend, Jessica, helps her embrace the loneliness of having no one to play with. When Ruthie heads to kindergarten, Jessica comes too, helping Ruthie navigate the new experience until she’s ready to let go.
The New Small Person by Lauren Child
Elmore Green is enjoying his life as an only child, with no one to mess up his things. One day, everything changes. At first, Elmore is not impressed with the new addition, but as the story evolves, so does he.
When Pigs Fly by James Burks
Two siblings set out to achieve the impossible. With a little determination and imagination, they work together to embrace the creativity needed to get the job done.
Confiscated! by Suzanne Kaufman
Learning how to play nicely doesn’t always come easily. Laugh along as these two dinosaur brothers work through their differences, even while creating a bit of trouble along the way.