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Annotation:The hand-lettered contents of a nine-year-old's notebook, in which she 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. Ages 7 – 10.
Annotation:When Kansas Bloom moves to California and joins the Media Club at school, he soon finds himself trying to outdo one of the other fourth-grade students in a "dare war" while vying for the job of on-air video homeroom announcer. Ages 7 – 10
Annotation:Ellie writes and doodles in a journal of her family's move to a new home and her struggle to make friends, which gets a lot easier as she leads a nonviolent protest about long lunch lines at school. Ages 8 – 12.
Annotation:Moving to Hollywood with his parents, eleven-year-old Mitch feels like an outsider in his school where everyone has connections to the powerful and famous in the entertainment industry, until he is cast in a soda commercial that launches a popular catchphrase. Ages 8 – 12
Annotation:Moving away from everything familiar to live in a new house, 10-year-old S. Horten reluctantly befriends the annoying triplets next door and is swept up in a magical quest to find his great-uncle Tony, a famous magician who disappeared along with his fantastical workshop. Ages 8 – 12
Annotation:Thirteen-year-old Andrea is devastated when her parents announce that the family's moving to Scotland for a year-long teacher exchange, but as she makes new friends, joins a soccer team, and her stutter improves, life doesn't seem so bad. Ages 10 – 14.
Annotation:After moving to a new town, eight-year-old Mallory is torn between old friends and new, and keeps throwing stones in the "Wishing Pond" but things will not go back to the way they were before. Ages 7 – 10.
Annotation:Nine-year-old Allie Finkle has rules for everything and is even writing her own rule book, but her world is turned upside-down when she learns that her family is moving across town, which will mean a new house, school, best friend, and plenty of new rules. Ages 8 – 12.
Annotation:Eleven-year-old Lily has trouble leaving her best friend behind and moving to the city when her mother changes jobs, but she makes some very unlikely friends that soon become like family. Ages 10 – 12