Sometimes moving means packing one suitcase or big bag of your most important things because you that’s all you can bring. For others, moving may look like a packed car or moving truck ready to drive across town or the country for an adult’s new job or to be nearer to family. Other times, it means moving across the world and having to learn another language and new cultural practices and norms. Or, maybe you’re not the one moving, but someone you care about is. Moving can be exciting. Moving can be sad or scary. Books about what you’re experiencing can help. Check out these recommendations!
Writing a letter or card to a friend or family member and mailing it via the US Postal Service may be old fashioned. However, letter writing is also a joy to the recipient, is terrific writing and composing practice for your kids, and can unite the world, two people at a time. Novels, picture books, Non-fiction and more! There is something here for everyone from 3 years to 5th grade and beyond.
These are the books on the 2022 District 65 Reading List for Grades K to 5. The theme is Read Beyond Borders. Suggested ages and book descriptions are from the publisher’s website or library catalog record.