Picture Books ~ Moving
JUV ME COLL 398.8.A468a
Tired of moving around so much, Amelia, the daughter of migrant farm workers, dreams of a stable home. 1993.
I'm Not Moving, Mama!
Mama and child discuss the family's upcoming move to a new house and the reasons why she does not wish to leave the child behind. 1990.
When Mama gets a new job and finds a new place for the family to live, everyone is excited except for Jamela, who wants to stay right where she is and will go to great lengths to keep the family from moving away. 2004.
A Gift for Gita
Gita's loving relationship with her grandmother is put in sharp contrast to her sense of identity with her new home. 1998.
The Leaving Morning
On the leaving morning, a child watches for the moving men, has a cup of cocoa in the deli across the street, and leaves lip marks on the window of the apartment before departing for the new home. 1992.
Amelia 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. 1995.
Badger's New House
After moving into a grand new house and fixing up his old one for Grandmother Mouse, Badger realizes that he misses his former home. 2002.
O'Kelley, Mattie Lou
Moving to Town
A rural family moves from their old farm to a house in the big city. 1991.
A cat offers a feline view of life, a life that becomes suddenly upset by the trauma and discomfort of moving into a new house. 1993.
Smith, Danna K.
A Brave Spaceboy
A little boy and his brother turn moving day into a grand adventure when they imagine that their new home is a trip to Mars where, after disembarking from their gadget-laden rocket, they encounter Martians! 2005.
Me and Mr. Mah
After his parents' separation, Ian and his mother move to the city, where Ian makes friends with Mr. Mah, the elderly Chinese immigrant next door, who teaches him about gardening and Chinese culture. 1999.
Alexander, Who's Not (Do You Hear Me? I Mean It!) Going to Move
Angry Alexander refuses to move away if it means having to leave his favorite friends and special places. 1995.
Zagwyn, Deborah T.
The Winter Gift
At Christmas, while she is moving to an apartment, Gramma tries to sell the old family piano but changes her mind when she sees how much her grandchildren love it and the memories it holds. 2000.