Books for Preschool - 2nd Grade
Let's Get Moving
Arnold, Marsha Diane - Hugs on the Wind
Little Cottontail misses his grandfather very much after he
moves far away, so he decides to send his love by wind, cloud,
Asch, Frank - Goodbye House
Before his family moves to their new house, Little Bear says
goodbye to each of the rooms in his old one.
Ballard, Robin - Good-bye House
On the day that her family moves to their new house, a little
girl walks from room to room in their old house saying goodbye
to the memories that took place there.
Berenstain, Stan - Berenstain
Bears' Moving Day
Brother Bear isn't sure he wants to live in a different
neighborhood when his parents tell him it's time to move
to a new house.
Cadnum, Michael - The Lost and Found House
A young boy describes how he and his parents feel as they move
from their familiar old house to their unfamiliar new house.
Cole, Henry - On Meadowview Street
When Caroline moves into her new house, she helps wildflowers
grow in her yard and encourages birds to live there, too. After
the rest of the neighborhood sees this, they also want to grow
things in their yards!
Crimi, Carolyn - The Louds Move In!
The peaceful neighborhood doesn't quite know how to react
to the noisy new family, the Louds, who definitely live up
to their name!
D'Amico, Carmelo - Ella the Elegant Elephant
Ella is very nervous about starting her first day at a new
school, so she wears the good-luck hat her grandmother gave
her, which makes her feel so elegant!
Gleeson, Libby - Half a World Away
When Amy, Louie's best friend, moves half a world away
from him, the two must find a way to remain friends, even though
they are now far from each other.
Harper, Jessica - I Like Where I Am
A little boy is sad when he moves away from the home he has
always known, but becomes happier when he gets used to his
Harshman, Marc - Moving Days
Tommy feels a variety of emotions as he helps his parents pack
up their house in the days leading up to the big move to their
McGuire, Leslie - Big
Dan's Moving Van
This is the story of how one family's possessions are
driven all the way across the country when they move. How is
this possible? Big Dan's Moving Van!
Penn, Audrey - A Kiss Goodbye
When Chester finds out that his family must leave their tree
and move into another one, he is very upset! His mother tries
to show him that a new tree might be just as good or even better
than their old one.
Smith, Joseph A. - Circus Train
After Timothy moves to a new house in the country, he uses
his imagination to create a train full of circus animals and
performers as he relaxes on the front stoop.
Prepared by S.E. Goers, January 2008