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Thomas, Joyce Carol
Moving across country must have been very hard. Pioneers often picked up their belongings and moved on toward a common goal: starting a new life!

Wildsmith, Brian
The traditional Christmas story is told through the eyes of a young girl and her donkey. They try to find Mary and Joseph and follow their trip to Bethlehelm.

Burningham, John
Santa Claus has just delivered his presents when he realizes that he forgot to deliver a present to Harvey Slumfenburger. Santa doesn't want to wake the reindeer to take the sleigh, so people with cars help him get to Harvey's house.

Williams, Karen Lynn
After spending a long day selling oranges at the market, a Haitian mother and daughter earn enough money to ride the tap-tap home. The tap-tap is a vehicle that takes passengers where they need to go. It stops when a passenger taps on the side twice.

Daly, Niki
A grandmother and her grandson go for a trip into the city. The young boy looked at a new pair of shoes and wanted them. Although the grandmother had little money, she managed to save enough so she could buy him the shoes.

Tarbescu, Edith
When Tanya and Annushka's mother dies, their father has no choice but to leave Russia for the streets paved with gold. Several years later, the girls' father sends two tickets for their own voyage to America. Before the girls leave, their grandmother gives them each a Sabbath candlestick which will light their way to the New World. Tanya and Annushka's voyage is filled with many sick and sleepless nights. The girls unite with their father by raising their candlesticks.

Duvoisin, Roger
Petunia realizes she is too heavy to fly so she starts doing calisthenics to get into shape. When she does fly, she gets blown into the city and she sees how small she is in proportion to other things. She misses her home and takes a train back there.

Johnson, Jane
A little boy packs his bag with his special belongings and runs away. In his travels, he comes in contact with bad creatures, but in the end he isn't hurt and goes back home.

Kirk, David
A young robot turns a field trip to space into a quest for his father when his stolen ship crashes. He makes new friends and finds his father as well as an alternative source of energy.

Baker, Jeannie
A pigeon, Light, decides to change his usual routine. He then explores many new places.

Stevenson, James
Rose rolled out the door one day in her walker because no one was paying attention to her. She and her friends toured the area in their walkers until rain set in and they had to return home where everyone was happy to see that they were safe.

Delton, Julie
Helena and her uncle have a very special relationship. Journey with Helena to her uncle's house up in the mountains of Greece.

De Beer, Hans
Lars, a little polar bear, gets caught in a fish net and gets thrown on board of a ship. He meets a cat, Nemo, and goes to the city. Nemo and his other friends help Lars find his way back to the North Pole.

Bright, Robert
Mr. and Mrs. Whitaker decide to take a visit to the city. George, the ghost, Herman, the cat, and Miss Oliver, the owl, decide to go along. They have many great adventures in the city, but are happy when it is time to return home.

Razvan
A cake and a lemon escape from a refrigerator to explore the world together. They see many things and decide to travel over land and sea together, forever.

Mahy, Margaret
Jack and Marion McTavish decide to get an old car and have 7 children instead of 1 new car. They go on a picnic adventure with their children and Granny McTavish who always cooks everything too long.

Ola

D'Aulaire, Ingri//D'Aulaire, Edgar
A story about a boy, his travels, and his adventures through Norway.

Crews, Donald
Train tracks run right behind Big Mama's house in Cottondale, Florida. Every summer the children go to visit her. They are told time and time again to stay off the tracks. They are in a hurry one day and decide to walk along the tracks for a shortcut. When they get to a point where they can't turn back, a train appears.

McMillan, Bruce
A little girl shares exciting adventures with her grandfather on his trolley. Sounds and photographs make it an exciting trip!

Tejima, Keizaburo
During the winter, a young swan becomes ill and is unable to fly to her summer home. Her family stays with her until she dies, then they fly to their summer home and grieve the loss of their daughter.

Haseley, Dennis
A young man leaves home, marries, and begins to fly kites. He teaches his son the joy of kite flying, and with each changing event in their lives, a new kite is launched. When the son wants to travel, too, they make a very symbolic kite for both of them.

Graham, Margaret Bloy
A little dog's family leave him alone to go on a cruise. The dog feels lonely and attempts to board another ship to find his family. Once he realizes he is in the wrong ship, he tries to make the best of the situation. Then he returns home to his family.

Brown, Margaret Wise
A little kitten jumps in a hot air balloon to avoid being chased by mice. While up in the balloon, she explains all the sites she sees and sounds she hears until she is ready to land.

Ardizzone, Edward
Two young boys longed to be at sea, so their parents took them on a trip. Their parents were called off on an emergency but the boys stayed. They encounter a series of problems, but the crew and the boys survive.

McPhail, David
A little boy takes his first airplane fight until his teddy bear disrupts the trip.

Wright, Jill
The Little Old Woman who lives in the woods has not gotten a good night's rest because every night her shoes get up and dance. She visits a very scary man, the Willy Nilly Man, to ask for his help.

Trapani, Iza
A classic children's song that is added to by using colorful illustrations. A spider never gives up when trying to accomplish a task.

Brown, Judith Gwyn
A young boy goes sailing on a large ship all by himself to go stay with his aunt. He has never met his aunt before, so he worries that she may not know which passenger he is. He tells the crew and they help him find his aunt.

Williams, Karen Lynn
A home is a place of security and happiness. Peter finds Africa to be more of a home than America. In Africa, Peter is treated with respect, politeness, and care. After learning more about the world, Peter gets to go home again.

Hest, Amy
Jessie and her Grandmother are very close family to each other because there are no other relatives. Grandmother teachers Jessie to sew and Jessie teaches Grandmother to read. One day, Jessie is requested to travel to America by the rabbi. Her journey by ship is hard, but she meets a young man, Low, who she finds again in America and marries. Grandmother travels to America on the money that Jessie earned sewing lace for three years.

Biale, Rachel
Make a scrapbook on how do you feel before we move. Draw several pictures of how you feel. What does your house look like now?What will our new house look like?What is special to you before we move?

Kessler, Ethel//Kessler, Leonard
Two children and their mother take an exciting train ride into town. They pass by many interesting things and see lots of interesting people on their journey.

Stock, Catherine
On Easter vacation, a family drives to their cabin for a week. They color Easter eggs, go on an Easter egg hunt, and find their Easter baskets.

Myers, Walter Dean
Oswego Pete, a monkey living on Monkey Island, is tired of working for his good life. He wants to find the easy life so he challenges Uh-Huh Freddie, the Chief Monkey, for his position. The two of them, along with other monkeys go off in search for the Easy Life. While exploring, they run into challenges and they realize that work is good if you have a good life.

Mayne, William
Boark the pig wants to make his wife Sowk happy, so he goes to dig her up some roots. Instead he finds truffles which the two decide to take to the market and sell. On the way Sowk can not resist and eats all of the truffles but one!

Garland, Sherry
A girl tells the story of her grandmother's life. Her grandmother was forced to flee Vietnam during the war and move to America.

Wahl, Jan
Cabin fever strikes the Pipkins and sends them on a journey through the wilderness. Lack of foresight, planning, and common sense is comical throughout the story.

Sandin, Joan
A starving Swedish family decides to move to America. The journey is long, but the family finally arrives.

Konigsburg, E.L.
Amy Elizabeth goes to New York to visit her grandma, who promises to take Amy Elizabeth to Bloomingdales to shop, however they spend so much time exploring other places, that they never make it there.

Moore, Elaine
Kim loves going to grandma's house because they spend lots of time together. They both enjoy the country life.

Levinson, Riki
Five cousins, each from a different borough of New York City, travel with their families to go to Grandma's house. They all travel in different ways and they all end up in the same place. No matter how they get to Grandma's, they all enjoy being able to play together.

Hoopes, Lyn Littlefield
A boy and his parents sail to visit their grandfather one summer day.

Skorpen, Leisel
When her grandmother comes to town, Mandy thinks she is sad and mean. After awhile, they begin to understand one another and learn from each other.

Bercaw, Edna Coe
Jennifer's Korean grandmother arrives just in time for Grandparents Day at school. But Jennifer is afraid that her grandmother will embarrass her because she doesn't speak English. However, after her grandmother tells Jennifer's class the story of her childhood, Jennifer is not embarrassed at all.

Weston, Martha
When Gran first comes to visit, Polly wishes she would leave so her life could get back to normal. One night, Gran babysits and they have a tea party. After that, there are many more tea parties and special times.

Hughes, Shirley
Abel Grable returns from his work greeted by his family. When he tells them all about his adventures, his children only want to hear more. Before he sets out on his next outing for work, he writes his stories down. As he is away, his children take his writing table and create a certain machine that lets them be with their dad all the time while he's gone.

Jewell, Nancy
Jamie, a young girl is going on a bus ride alone to visit her grandpa. She meets Mrs. Rivers who sits with her and takes care of her. She becomes very fond of Mrs. Rivers and then must get off to meet her grandfather. She tells him all about her new friend.

Pinkwater, Daniel
A little boy meets the guys from space. He goes with them in their spaceship to explore new planets. The space guys are so nice that they bring him home in time for dinner. His mother does not believe him about his trip.

Rockwell, Anne
The bear family takes a vacation to an island. They pack their things and hit the road. They see many water activities from the deck of the boat. After pitching their tent they begin a busy two weeks of swimming, fishing, and many other fun activities.

Brooke, L. Leslie
Tom Thumb was a tiny boy given to a ploughman and his wife. Tom has many misfortunes including getting put in a pudding, being swallowed by a cow, and almost drowning. However, he ends his journey at the King's Court.