Children’s Books about Moving

Moving is such an exciting time for most families, but it’s also a time when children may have questions or anxieties. Thankfully, there are some amazing books available to help kids embrace the idea of moving into a new neighborhood. We researched to find the best books, with many choices in the younger ages… poor teenagers! Teen books about almost every subject are so gloomy and dramatic; if anyone has any book recommendations that might help teens cope with a big move, please send suggestions to me and I will add them, donna@arcarahomes.com.

Highly recommended books about moving, geared toward young children:

Little Critter: We Are Moving, by Mercer Mayer

Alexander, Who Is Not (Do You Hear Me? I Mean It!) Going to Move, by Judith Viorst

Berenstain Bears’ Moving Day, by Stan and Jan Berenstain

Big Ernie’s New Home, by Teresa and Whitney Martin

We’re Moving, by Heather Maisner

Boomer’s Big Day, by Constance W. McGeorge

A New House, (activity book), by Jill Wenzel

A Brave Spaceboy, by Dana Kessimakis Smith

Augustine, by Melanie Watt

Highly recommended books about moving, geared toward older elementary:

Home Is Where The Heart Is (The Amazing Days of Abby Hayes), by Anne Mazer

The Moving Book: A Kid’s Survival Guide, by Gabriel Davis

Neville, by Norton Jester

Highly reviewed book about moving, geared toward parents:
Moving with Kids: 25 Ways to Ease Your Family’s Transition to a New Home, by Lori Collins Burgan

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