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.
Parenting - Moving
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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.
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"Moving Day" by Meg Cabot. Book 1 in "Allie Finkle's Rules for Girls." 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.
Called for Motherhood: Book Review: Moving Day
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.
Worth Reading, 90S Kids, Writers Notebooks, Amelia Notebooks, Book Worth, Marissa Moss, Notebooks Series, I'M, American Girls
The "Amelia’s Notebook" series, started by Marissa Moss in 1995
Amelia's Notebook maybe for introducing the writer's notebook?
Amelia's Notebook (Amelia (American Girl Paperback)) by Marissa Moss
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.
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Ella The Elegant Elephant by Carmela D'amico,Ella's counting the days until the first day of school ... but not because she's eager to start! On the contrary, as the littlest elephant on Elephant Island, she's terribly nervous about the other kids she'll meet. Then she receives a beautiful red hat that belonged to her grandmother -- her new lucky charm. Big mean Belinda at school teases her for it, calling her "Ella the Elegant Elephant."
"Ella the Elegant Elephant" by Carmela and Steven D'Amico. Really delightful illustrations of a fanciful elephant world set in islands with a Mediterranean feel. We read this to our kids, but loved every bit of it as adults. Kids will like the blend of familiar problems (new kid, standing out, problems, courage, friendship) and the fanciful and fun solution. Among other things the illustrations remind us of a blend of Curious George and Babar. Definitely looking for more by the D'Amicos.
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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.
Kids Series, Championship Soccer, For Kids, Kids Novels, Grade Novels, Lose Records, Comebacks Kids, Mike Lupica, Families Moving
Shoot out: A Comeback Kids Novel
Comeback Kids: A great looking series about sports for kids!
Shoot-Out (Comeback Kids Series) by Mike Lupica
Mike Lupica's middle grade novel "Shoot-out" is aimed at tween soccer fans
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.
New Home, Girls Generation, Girls Next Doors, Make Friends, Emma Friendwich
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.
Idea, Jessica Harpers, Sixyearold Boys, Community United, 9780399234798, Brian Kara, Community Helpers, Boys Who, Social Study
I Like Where I Am: Jessica Harper, G. Brian Karas: 9780399234798: Amazon.com: Books
Urban and rural books and ideas
Simply Second Grade: Social Studies
Catalog - I like where I am
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.
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Moving Day by Fran Manushkin. Katie Woo's family is moving to a new house. Katie will miss her old room, and she thinks her new house seems a little weird. Her parents say it will feel like home soon enough, but she's just not sure.
Catalog - Moving day
Marcus is lonely on his first day in the new neighborhood, but then he makes a good friend.
Friendshipcommun Building, Marcus Moore, Moore Moving, Friendship Commun Building
When Marcus Moore Moved In
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.
Karen Rostokergrub, New House, Karen O'Neil, Amazons Children, Cat Running, Children Book, Bandit Families, Karen Rostok Grubs, Families Moving
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.
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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.
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Young readers chapter books with African American girl main characters. My daughter loved Liberty Porter, I wish I had known about the rest of these when she was grades 1-4.
On our summer reading list
Make Way for Dyamonde Daniel by Nikki Grimes. J GRI
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.
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Tim and his stuffed animal are nervous about moving, but soon realize making new friends can be a good thing.
Tim's Big Move! by Anke Wagner and Eva Eriksson. Tim is nervous about moving, but his cuddly friend Pico is even more nervous. What if it’s too hot? What if there are too many stairs? And worst of all…what if Tim makes new friends and doesn’t need Pico anymore? Very cute story with lovely illustrations to match.
When Louie's best friend Amy moves to the other side of the world, Louie must find a way to reconnect with her.
Worth Reading, Libby Gleeson, Book Worth, Close Friends, Children Bookshelf, Freya Blackwood, Half, World Away, Pictures Book
I will deffinately try to check out more books with this illustrators art work ~ Lovely! The story line was sad but maybe that would be comforting for a child who has recently become separated from a close friend because of a move. We have not gone through this, I checked it out from the library only because it was about moving and we hope to move into a different home later this year. Mixed feelings about this book but loved the art.
What is a picture book? Half a world away by Libby Gleeson. An ideal book for friends separated by a move, this is the unforgettable story of a friendship lost and found.
Half A World Away by Libby Gleeson and Freya Blackwood #friendship
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.
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3rd grade back to school
Back to School, Mallory by Laurie Friedman. 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. Available at Fayette County Public Library
Nyla's Crafty Teaching: Back to School Books - A Grade Specific Reading List
When a boy and his family move to a new house, he devises an ingenious way to meet people in the neighborhood.