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They may annoy you, make you laugh, help you out in tough times or be your best friend. Sibling relationships come in all forms. Many of us have siblings or sibling-type relationships in our lives. Even if you’re an only child who grew up in a home with just your parents or guardians, you may have cousins or friends as close as siblings. May 2 is National Brothers and Sisters Day, and since April 10 was National Sibling Day, we’re celebrating all types of sibling relationships! We’re highlighting these two special occasions with a list of books and movies that feature this unique bond.

In our recommendations, you will find not only fictional stories but also some non-fiction books that discuss famous siblings in sports and throughout history:

If you and your siblings want to watch more fun family movies together, there are more available from Kanopy that you can check out. If you’d like to learn more about your family’s history, check out this past post that features different resources for you to explore.