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Superfudge

Superfudge

By: Judy Blume
Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
Level: 10-11

Sometimes life in the Hatcher household is enough to make twelve-year-old Peter think about running away. His worst problem is still his younger brother, Fudge, who hasn’t changed a bit since his crazy capers in Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing. If you ask Peter, Fudge is just an older — and bigger — pain.
Then Peter learns that his mom is going to have a baby and the whole family is moving to Princeton for a year. It will be bad enough starting sixth grade in a strange place and …

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I'm a Big Brother

I’m a Big Brother

By: Joanna Cole
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Level: 6-7

This is a child’s-eye view of family life, deftly describing the joy of welcoming a new sibling into the family.

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Sleepytown Beagles: Oh Brother

Sleepytown Beagles: Oh Brother

By: Timothy Glass
Publisher: Wingspan Press
Level: 6-7

Sleepytown Beagles to learn about one of the most challenging and exciting times in any family – a new addition. A wonderful book to read together at bedtime, especially if there’s a new family member on the way.

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