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Parenting - Moving

These books may help children deal with moving to a different town/school. Click on any book title twice to see it in the catalog.

Nine-year-old Allie Finkle has rules for everything and is even writing her own rule book, but her world is turned upside-down when she learns that her family is moving across town, which will mean a new house, school, best friend, and plenty of new rules.

The hand-lettered contents of a nine-year-old girl's notebook, in which she records her thoughts and feelings about moving, starting school, and dealing with her older sister, as well as keeping her old best friend and making a new one.

Ella is nervous about the first day of school in her new town, but wearing her grandmother's good luck hat makes her feel better--until the other students tease her and call her names.

Twelve-year-old Jake must leave his championship soccer team to play on a team with a losing record when his family moves to a neighboring town.

Noah struggles to impress the kids he meets when he and his family move to a new house.

After moving to a new home, Emma makes friends with the girl next door.

The rhyming story of a six-year-old boy who is sad about moving to a new home but ends up being happy when he gets there.

Catalog - I like where I am

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Rosa searches for things that will fill her room in her new home, but it feels empty until she discovers exactly what is missing.

When Katie Woo's family moves, she is sad about leaving her room to a stranger, and even more concerned that the new house will never feel like home.

Catalog - Moving day

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Marcus is lonely on his first day in the new neighborhood, but then he makes a good friend.

When Bandit's family moves to a new house, the cat runs away and returns to the only home he knows, but after he is brought back, he understands that the new house is now home.

When almost-nine-year-old Carson Blum and his father move to Northern California, he is worried about adjusting to his new, large, public school and finding friends.

Spunky third-grader Dyamonde Daniel misses her old neighborhood, but when she befriends a boy named Free, another new student at school, she finally starts to feel at home.

Pico, a stuffed dog, worries that he will not like the new house when his owner tells him they are moving to a new town.

When Louie's best friend Amy moves to the other side of the world, Louie must find a way to reconnect with her.

After moving, eight-year-old Mallory struggles with being new at school, especially because her mother is now the music teacher and director of the third grade play.

When a boy and his family move to a new house, he devises an ingenious way to meet people in the neighborhood.

Angry Alexander refuses to move away if it means having to leave his favorite friends and special places.