June 17th, 2014


Booklist: Sisters

Here are some fantastic stories about what it means to be a sister and to have sisters. Each section is alphabetized by author.

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen
Sense & Sensibility by Jane Austen
All-of-a-Kind Family series by Sydney Taylor

Picture Books
Mermaid Sister by Mary Ann Fraser

For ages 8 and up
The Penderwicks books by Jeanne Birdsall
Cornelia and the Audacious Escapades of the Somerset Sisters by Lesley M.M. Blume
The Steps by Rachel Cohn
- Sequel: Two Steps Forward
The Ramona books by Beverly Cleary
Petal Pushers series by Catherine R. Daly
Shug by Jenny Han
Runaround by Helen Hemphill
Piper Reed, Navy Brat and follow-up titles by Kimberly Willis Holt, illustrated by Christine Davenier
Sisters, Long Ago by Peg Kehret
The Sisters Impossible by J.D. Landis
Rules by Cynthia Lord
The Maggie Valley books by Kerry Madden
- Gentle's Holler
- Louisiana's Song
- Jessie's Mountain
The Baby-Sisters Club series by Ann M. Martin, especially:
- #7 Claudia and Mean Janine
- #14 Hello, Mallory
- #24 Kristy and the Mother's Day Surprise
- #31 Dawn's Wicked Stepsister
- #112 Kristy and the Sister War
The Sisters Club books by Megan McDonald - Read them in order!
- The Sisters Club
- The Sisters Club: Rule of Three
- The Sisters Club: Cloudy With a Chance of Boys
Yours Truly, Skye O'Shea by Megan Shull
Tru Confessions by Janet Tashjian
The Hollywood Sisters series by Mary Wilcox

For teenagers
What Happens Here by Tara Altebrando
Pirouette by Robyn Bavati
Cassandra's Sister: Growing Up Jane Austen by Veronica Bennett
The Extraordinary Secrets of April, May & June by Robin Benway
Replay by Robin Brande
The Secret Life of Prince Charming by Deb Caletti
The Six Rules of Maybe by Deb Caletti
Tell Me a Secret by Holly Cupala
Just Listen by Sarah Dessen
Secrets of Truth and Beauty by Megan Frazer
Stay with Me by Garret Freymann-Weyr
The Year My Sister Got Lucky by Aimee Friedman
The Key to the Golden Firebird by Maureen Johnson
Suite Scarlett by Maureen Johnson
- Sequel: Scarlett Fever
Peace, Love, and Baby Ducks by Lauren Myracle
A Summer to Die by Lois Lowry
All Rivers Flow to the Sea by Alison McGhee
The Disenchantments by Nina LaCour (Sisters Meg and Alexa are supporting characters, and they are fantastic.)
We Are the Goldens by Dana Reinhardt
The Dashwood Sisters' Secrets of Love by Rosie Rushton
The Meaning of Maggie by Megan Jean Sovern
The Avery Sisters trilogy by Rachel Vail
- Lucky
- Gorgeous
- Brilliant

There are plenty of sisterhood stories for adults as well, of course, such as My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult.

I dedicate this booklist to my own sister. :)