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Moving: Resource List

Books for Children

Ages 3 to 8

  • A Hug For Maggie; by Olivia Barham; illustrations by Karol Kaminski; Scholastic, 2002
  • A New Home; by Tim Bowers; Harcourt, 2002
  • Annie Bananie; by Leah Komaiko; Yearling, 2000
  • Berenstain Bear's Moving Day; by Stan Berenstain; Random House, 1987
  • Big Ernie’s New Home: a Story for Young Children Who Are Moving; by Teresa Martin; Magination Press, 2006
  • Boxes, Boxes, Everywhere!; by Crystal Bowman; Zonderkidz, 2001
  • Goodbye House; by Frank Asch; Econo-Clad Books, 1999
  • Let's Talk About Moving to a New Place; by Diana Helmer; PowerKids Press, 1999
  • Lucy's New House; by Barbara Cork; McGraw-Hill, 2002
  • Moving Day; by Susan Blackaby; illustrated by Ryan Haugen; Picture Window Books, 2005
  • Moving House; by Anne Civardi; Usborne Bks, 2005
  • Moving is Hard; by Joan S. Prestine; McGraw-Hill Children's Publishing, 2002
  • Moving; by Janine Amos; Cherrytree, 1998
  • New House; by Jill Wenzel; Grape Elephant MarketPress, 2004
  • Rosa's Room; by Barbara Bottner; illustrated by Beth Spiegel’ Peachtree, 2004
  • Saying Good-Bye, Saying Hello…:When Your Family is Moving; by Mitchaelene Mundy; One Caring Place, 2005
  • We’re Moving; by Heath Maisner; Kingfisher, 2004
  • What's the Recipe for Friends?; by Greg Williamson; Peerless Publishing, 1999
  • Why Do We Have To Move?: Helping Your Child Adjust — With Love and Illustrations; by Cynthia MacGregor, David Clark (illustrator); Lyle Stuart, 1996

Ages 8 to 12

  • Anastasia Again; by Lois Lowry; Econo-Clad Books, 1999
  • Ellie Mcdoodle: New Kid In School; by Ruth McNally Barshaw; Bloomsbury USA Children's Books, 2008
  • Goodbye House: A Kid's Guide to Moving; by Ann Banks; Random House International, 1999
  • Karen's Big Move; by Ann M. Martin; Scholastic, 1998
  • Kevin Corbett Eats Flies; by Patricia Hermes; Econo-Clad Books, 1999
  • The Kid in the Red Jacket; by Barbar Park; Econo-Clad Books, 1999
  • Making New Friends; by Jacqueline H. Blumenstock and David C. Pool; Big Brown Box, 2005
  • The Moving Book: A Kid's Survival Guide; by Gabriel Davis, Susan Dennen (illustrator); Little Brown & Co, 1997
  • The New Girl; by Meg Cabot: Scholastic Press, 2008
  • Oh No, Noah!; by Johanna Hurwitz; SeaStar Books, 2002
  • The Year My Parents Ruined My Life; by Martha Freeman; Bantam Doubleday Dell Books for Young Readers, 1999

Books for Adults

  • Moving With Kids: 25 Ways to Ease Your Family’s Transition to a New Home; by Lori Burgan, Harvard Common Press, 2007
  • Will This Place Ever Feel Like Home?: Simple Advice For Settling In After Your Move; by Leslie G. Levine and Victoria Moran; Dearborn Publishing, 1998
Compiled by Catherine Smith, MLS, medical librarian at the Family Health Library, The Children's Hospital, Denver, CO.
Pediatric Advisor 2012.2 published by RelayHealth.
Last modified: 2010-06-04
Last reviewed: 2010-06-04
This content is reviewed periodically and is subject to change as new health information becomes available. The information is intended to inform and educate and is not a replacement for medical evaluation, advice, diagnosis or treatment by a healthcare professional.
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