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Barrett, Judi
Grandpa tells a bedtime story about a town where all the food came from the sky in rain, snow, hurricane, and tornado forms. It becomes a disaster, and people flee to a new town.

Zweibel, Alan
In a letter to his children, a father reflects upon the importance of a good friend and the value of a place to feel safe and secure. The father recalls various memories of his family as it has grown in relationship to a favorite tree that had been part of their lives since they built their home. The tree seems to help the family through many events but does not withstand a huge storm. The father uses the wood to build a tree house to continue its importance to the family.

Zolotow, C.
A tiger family moves and Thomas worries that no one will like him in his new home.

Komaiko, Leah
A girl's best friend, Annie Bananie, is moving. The girl is sad because they shared many memories together.

Gerstein, Mordicai
The history of a room for rent is depicted. The past owners of the house, their lives, and why they moved is shown.

Hoberman, Mary Ann
Travel beyond the waterspout -- out into the garden, pond, brook, shoe store, and even the park with this determined spring-loving spider. Sing the all-time classic tune or just read with rhythm!This book will catch you in its colorful web and keep you on your toes as you advance beyond the traditional limits.

Bunting, Eve
Laura and her family are moving, so they are coming to visit the Manzanar War Relocation Center one last time. Years ago, this center was used to house anyone living in the United States that were of Japanese descent. These people were forced to leave their homes and come to the center because Japan bombed the United States. The center is bare now except for all of the memories and the cemetary, including her grandfather's grave.

Stadler, John
Mrs. Calamari moves into a new apartment and the landlord tells her No cats allowed! Mrs. Calamari is not about to put her cats out on the street, she'll have to think of something. Mrs. Calamari and her cats become friends to the landlord and he accepts them.

Sandin, Joan
Carl Erik and his family arrive in America off of an immigrant boat from Sweden. They have an adventurous, yet hard, journey westward to Minnesota.

Stevenson, James
Mary and Louie have just moved into a new neighborhood. They are worried because they do not have any friends. Their grandpa tells them about when he moved to a new neighborhood when he was young.

Gerrard, Roy
Buckskin Dan and his followers embarked on a wild and dangerous journey on the Oregon Trail. After many exciting adventures like fighting off outlaws and saving an Indian boy, the group finally settles in the Willamette Valley.

Zemach, Kaethe
Although the character in this book enjoys his life immensely, he is ecstatic to receive an invitation to visit his Auntie in another book. There's just one problem: he can't figure out how to get out of his book! After many attempts, he is finally able to hop, skip, whirl, twirl, skate, scoot, and crawl his way through his book and into some new adventures in his Auntie's book.

Meddaugh, Susan
After talking with a bird on his lovely screen porch, an old wolf realizes that he may be missing out on some wonderful places because he's spent so much time admiring his porch with the beautiful view. Determined to see the world, the old wolf sells his house to a young rabbit family and sets out on his travels. However, after a trip down a river, an afternoon in the hot desert, and a tour of London drowned in rain, the wolf realizes that his front porch really is the best place in the world. However, the rabbits have settled and will not give the wolf his house back. Saddened he runs far into the forest and retreats to the top of a tall tree for the night. When he awakens, he realizes that this could be his new best place so he and his old neighbors work together to build his new home.

Ball, Duncan
Jeremy shows a great deal of determination in finding the donkey all by himself. He constantly shows this pride by telling people not to tell him where the donkey may be.

Dupre, Rick
Eldon grows up from his childhood into this teenage years. He realizes that his wishes could come true through his actions and what he does for others.

Steptoe, John
A young African American boy feels jealous and angry when his mother accepts a new babysitting job for a younger child. It is only until the boy moves away that he realizes how much fun he had with him.

Slobodkina, Esphyr
Billy, an old cat, retires with his owner to a condo in Florida. When they visit their former hometown, they reminise about when they were younger. In the end, they appreciate their present place in life.

Stanley, Diane
Annie and her cat Whiz-bang do everything together. Whiz-bang is lonely when Annie goes away, but he is happy to find a new friend.

Porte, Barbara Ann
Harry gets a dog from a neighbor who is moving. The dog cannot stay at Harry's house because his father is allergic to dogs. Harry's aunt offers to keep the dog at her house for Harry to visit. Harry ends up buying his father a fish.

Aliki
When a child moves to a new school it can be frightening. Mari not only moved to a new school, but a new culture as well. Mari uses painted pictures to communicate her words and recalls her life through spoken memories.

Litchfield, Ada B.
Gina, Diane, and Michael's parents are all deaf. Communication isn't easy, especially when they move to a new town. Soon the family finds some new friends at a school where people know sign language.

Pinkwater, Daniel
Aunt Lulu, the librarian, grows tired of living in Alaska. So she moves to New Jersey and takes her fourteen sled dogs with her.

Babbitt, Natalie
Nellie is a cat marionette, and she belongs to an old woman. When the old woman dies, she becomes friends with Big Tom, a real cat. Big Tom takes her out of the house and into a new home.

Stevenson, James
Mr. Hacker decides to leave his home in the city for a country house. At first he is lonely, but eventually he becomes friends with a cat he calls Ellis, and a dog he names Jarvis.

Slate, Joseph
Lula cat moves to a new place and misses her old friends. While trying to get back to her friends, she discovers she has made new friends.

Guest, Elissa Haden
Iris is disappointed when her family moves to the country. There are no other children to play with and it is very boring for her. No one can seem to cheer Iris up, and then Grandpa comes along. He asks her to take a walk down the road. Will this walk help Iris find what she has been missing?

Scher, Paula
Six animal families live in an apartment building together. They switch apartments several times in order to make each other happy with their neighbors and to make a better living community.

Stanley, Diane
Peter the field mouse moves into a new house and is invited to be a member in the local Conversation Club. When he attends, he finds that everyone is speaking at once and nothing can be understood. With that, Peter decides to organize his own club - the Listening Club.

Lyon, George Ella
A young boy is hired to be a helping hand with the farm animals during a move. On a train, he tells of his travels from Kentucky to Canada.

Morrow, Suzanne Stark
Because it is winter and no seals can be found, Inatuk and the people in his village are going hungry. In order to survive, Inatuk's family must move into the city where his father can work. Inatuk has a hard time because he must leave his best friend.

Bouchard, Lois Kalb
Carlos, a Puerto Rican boy, lives in America and is frustrated with learning the English language. He decides not to talk at all and just nod and draw pictures. He meets a blind boy who cannot see his pictures or nods, so Carlos must talk. Carlos is so happy to meet this boy that he begins to talk again.

Winter, Jeanette
Klara's family struggled in Sweden so they moved to America. The long trip and struggles of leaving her home make her sad but with time she became very happy.

Van Leeuwen, Jean
A little girl's family moves west in order to start a farm. They face hard weather and are lonely but soon make friends.

Trivas, Irene
A prince asks a farm girl to marry him. When she refuses, he presents her with the gifts of the 12 days of Christmas. He wins her over and moves to her farm.

Thompson, Colin
A man moves into the town dump after it closes. He watches nature heal itself from the polluted earth.

Wishinsky, Frieda
Sandy always plays with her little sister Carly, but when Lily Jean moves in next door, she has a new friend. Lily Jean never wants to include Carly and bosses her around. When Sandy stands up for her little sister, the three girls learn to play together nicely.

Hoagland Hunter, Sara
A young boy is insecure about moving away and leaving what is familiar to him. His grandfather tells about the time when he felt the same way and how he grew proud of his accomplishments.

Cadnum, Michael
A moving truck and moving men load items from a boy's house until the house is empty. The boy and his parents feel differently as they leave and travel to their new house. The boy meets two children and hopes someday they will be his friends!

Yeo, Yumi
Yungsu's family moves from Korea to America. When Yungsu goes into his new town and sees children playing, he missed his friends from Korea. Yungsu tells his mother that he wants to go back to Korea, but his father explains that their life will be better in America.

Keeping, Charles
Charley and Charlotte are great friends who are separated when Charlotte is forced to move. Charley finds a canary that they always looked at together at the pet store. After Charley buys the canary, it flies out of the cage to Charlotte. Charley and Charlotte are reunited.

Sawyer, Ruth
A family lives happily on a farm, but each must do an equal share of work. When food gets scarce, Johnny must leave. A round cake is packed with Johnny's things. When the cake falls out and rolls, it takes animals back to the farm.

Knox-Wagner, Elaine
Kelly and her mom move out of a house and into an apartment when her mom gets transferred after their divorce. Kelly struggles with the lifestyle in an apartment. She handles a confusing situation which shows her the advantages to living in an apartment.

James, Betsy
A moving of a best friend is sad for a young girl. She befriends a praying mantis and names it after her best friend. She must cope with the death of the mantis and the surprise at the end.

Inkpen, Mick
A little stuffed animal is left behind when a family moves to a bigger house. During the toy's journey to finding his owner, he encounters the family cat who takes him to his new home.

Provensen, Alice//Provensen, Martin
Shaker Lane was built up when the Herkiner sisters sold off bits and pieces of land. The houses were old shacks. When the townspeople decide to build a dam on the land, the residents of Shaker Lane decide to leave rather than fight the battle.

Paterson, Katherine
A very mean cow named Rosie is sold by her owners. Five-year-old Marvin gets extremely upset when his parents move.

Ransom, Candice F.
A small family who lives a simple life in the Blue Ridge Mountains is forced to leave because a park is being built on their land. The little girl tries to fulfill the mountain legend told to her by her father.

Johnson, Dolores
A family moves from Africa to America. They suffer hardships in anticipation of a different future.

Turner, Ann//Hale, James
A little boy from another country is adopted by a couple in another country. On his flight to his new home he deals with the fears of moving and he wonders if his new mom and dad will love him.

Carlstrom, Nancy White
A young boy is apprehensive about moving to another house. The boy is willing to let his mother take all of his things, but he is not willing to go. She reminds him that at his new home he will have many new things and special places, but more importantly, the family will be together.