Bibliography Information: DePaola, T. (1996). The baby sister. New York: Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers.
Short annotation: The Baby Sister is a story about a boy named Tommy. Tommy’s mother was pregnant with a baby girl who tommy could not wait to meet.
The Genre: Autobiography, Picture Book
Grade level: Preschool to second
Readers who will like this book: A few readers that will enjoy this book are parents wanting to show there children that everything will be alright when a new brother or sister is brought into the family.
Personal response and rating: I would give this book a 5; I liked that the story line was very accurate to how most families handle having a newborn being welcomed into the family. I also liked how the whole family was there to see Maureen for the first time.
Question: What changes tend to happens when a new baby is brought into a family.