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Emma's Yucky Brother  by Jean Little    Emma discovers just how much her brother (adopted at age four) means to her when he runs away from home.


Is That Your Sister?  by Catherine and Sherry Bunin    Mother-daughter team share biracial family story and pics regarding the adoption of another sister. B&W '70s photos...excellent dialogue. There is an updated version of this book that appeared to be illustrated instead.


Jin-Woo  by Eve Bunting, illustrated by Chris Soentpiet    Davey is dubious about having a new adopted brother from Korea, but when he finds out that his parents still love him, he decided that having a baby brother will be fine. It's hard to tell which tells the more powerful story...the text or the pictures.


Katie-Bo  by Iris L. Fisher    Boy tells story of how his sister joined the family (escort story).


Real for Sure Sister  by Ann Angel   Chapter book. A family, including children adopted from various cultures, await another sibling - but not another brother, like oldest daughter Amanda wants.


Seeds of Love: For Brothers and Sisters of International Adoption  by Mary Petertyl   Prepares children for new sibling.


Things Little Kids Need to Know  by Susan Uhling   Helps children look forward to a new sibling who is joining the family through adoption.


When Joel Comes Home  by Susi Gregg Fowler   A young girl shares all the things she and her parents are planning to welcome home friends and their newly adopted son.


William is My Brother  by Jane T. Schnitter   Factual, upbeat story about two brothers -- the older one is biological and the younger adopted. It focuses on what they like and dislike about each other, and how normal and natural their brotherhood is.