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    What color is my world?

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    What color is my world? : the lost history of African-American inventors

    Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem, 1947-

    While twins Ella and Herbie help the handyman Mr. Midal work on their new home, he tells them about such inventors as Granville Woods, Dr. Henry T. Sampson, and James West, giving them a new view of their heritage as African-Americans.

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    Skellig

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    Skellig

    Almond, David, 1951-

    Unhappy about his baby sister's illness and the chaos of moving into a dilapidated old house, Michael retreats to the garage and finds a mysterious stranger who is something like a bird and something like an angel.

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    Ophie out of Oz

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    Ophie out of Oz

    O'Dell, Kathleen, 1957-

    Fourth-grader Ophelia Peeler has always felt that she was just like Dorothy in Oz, skipping down the yellow brick road, until a move to Oregon, away from her best friend, sends her on a different path.

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    Stuart's cape

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    Stuart's cape

    Pennypacker, Sara, 1951-

    Bored because there is nothing to do in the house to which his family has just moved and worried about starting third grade in a new school, Stuart makes a magical cape out of his uncle's ties and has a series of adventures.

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    Howie Bowles, secret agent

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    Howie Bowles, secret agent

    Banks, Kate, 1960-

    Third-grader Howie Bowles copes with having to change schools twice in one year by pretending to be a secret agent named Agent Bean Burger.

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    The terrible two

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    The terrible two

    Barnett, Mac.

    When master prankster Miles Murphy moves to sleepy Yawnee Valley, he challenges the local, mystery prankster in an epic battle of tricks but soon the two join forces to pull off the biggest prank ever seen.

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    Eagle song

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    Eagle song

    Bruchac, Joseph, 1942-

    After moving from a Mohawk reservation to Brooklyn, New York, eight-year-old Danny Bigtree encounters stereotypes about his Native American heritage.

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    Mr. Terupt falls again / #2

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    Mr. Terupt falls again / #2

    Buyea, Rob.

    Several students relate their experiences helping Mr. Terupt move the old classroom to the sixth grade annex during the summer vacation.

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    Moving day / #1

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    Moving day / #1

    Cabot, Meg.

    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.

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    The new girl / #2

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    The new girl / #2

    Cabot, Meg.

    Guided by her rules, nine-year-old Allie works to get past being just the new girl at school, eagerly awaits the arrival of her kitten, and faces turmoil when her grandmother visits while the family is still settling into their new home.

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    The double life of Zoe Flynn

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    The double life of Zoe Flynn

    Carey, Janet Lee.

    When Zoe's family has to live in their van for months after moving from California to Oregon so her father can find work, Zoe tries to keep her sixth-grade classmates from discovering that she is homeless.

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    Honeysuckle house

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    Honeysuckle house

    Cheng, Andrea.

    An all-American girl with Chinese ancestors and a new immigrant from China find little in common when they meet in their fourth grade classroom, but they are both missing their best friends and soon discover other connections.

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    Lost and found

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    Lost and found

    Clements, Andrew, 1949-

    Twin brothers Jay and Ray Grayson learn about friendship, honesty, and themselves after taking advantage of a clerical oversight in which their new school thinks there is only one Grayson boy.

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    Finding Langston

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    Finding Langston

    Cline-Ransome, Lesa.

    Discovering a book of Langston Hughes' poetry in the library helps Langston cope with the loss of his mother, relocating from Alabama to Chicago as part of the Great Migration, and being bullied.

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    Powerless

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    Powerless

    Cody, Matthew.

    Soon after moving to Noble's Green, Pennsylvania, twelve-year-old Daniel learns that his new friends have super powers that they will lose when they turn thirteen, unless he can use his brain power to protect them.

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    Amber Brown is not a crayon

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    Amber Brown is not a crayon

    Danziger, Paula, 1944-

    Her third grade year is a sad time for Amber, because her best friend Justin is getting ready to move to a distant state.

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    Wonder Kid meets the evil lunch snatcher

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    Wonder Kid meets the evil lunch snatcher

    Duncan, Lois, 1934-

    Terrorized by an evil lunch-snatcher at his new school, Brian devises, with the help of a fellow comic book fan, a plan involving a new super hero called Wonder Kid.

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    Dog days

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    Dog days

    English, Karen.

    Gavin wants to make a good impression at Carver Elementary, where no one knows he excels at soccer and skateboarding, but an annoying big sister, a bully, and his great aunt's Pomeranian are not helping.

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    The walk on

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    The walk on

    Feinstein, John.

    After moving to a new town his freshman year in high school, Alex Myers is happy to win a spot on the varsity team as a quarterback but must deal with the idea of not playing for two years since the first-string quarterback is not only a local hero, he is also son of the corrupt head coach.

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    Jack adrift

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    Jack adrift : fourth grade without a clue

    Gantos, Jack.

    When his father rejoins the Navy and moves the family to Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, ten-year-old Jack becomes confused by a crush on his teacher, contradictory advice from his parents, and a very strange neighbor.

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    Make way for Dyamonde Daniel

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    Make way for Dyamonde Daniel

    Grimes, Nikki.

    Spunky third-grader Dyamonde Daniel misses her old neighborhood, but when she befriends a boy named Free, another new student at school, she finally starts to feel at home.

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    The truth about sparrows

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    The truth about sparrows

    Hale, Marian.

    Twelve-year-old Sadie promises that she will always be Wilma's best friend when their families leaves drought-stricken Missouri in 1933, but once in Texas, Sadie learns that she must try to make a new home--and new friends, too.

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    Cassie was here

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    Cassie was here

    Hickey, Caroline.

    After moving to a new neighborhood, eleven-year-old Bree's long-forgotten imaginary playmate returns, to the dismay of her parents and brother, but the only other girl on the street is thirteen-year-old Cassie, whose behavior may lead to big trouble.

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    The grand plan to fix everything

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    The grand plan to fix everything

    Krishnaswami, Uma, 1956-

    Eleven-year-old Dini loves movies, and so when she learns that her family is moving to India for two years, her devastation over leaving her best friend in Maryland is tempered by the possibility of meeting her favorite actress, Dolly Singh.

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    My Happy Life  / #1

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    My Happy Life / #1

    Lagercrantz, Rose, 1947-

    Best friends Ella and Dani do everything together, but when things change Dani is not prepared.

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    Anastasia again!

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    LOW

    Anastasia again!

    Lowry, Lois.

    Twelve-year-old Anastasia is horrified at her family's decision to move from their city apartment to a house in the suburbs.

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    Shoot-out

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    Shoot-out

    Lupica, Mike.

    Twelve-year-old Jake must leave his championship soccer team to play on a team with a losing record when his family moves to a neighboring town.

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    The gold-threaded dress

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    The gold-threaded dress

    Marsden, Carolyn.

    When Oy and her Thai American family move to a new neighborhood, her third-grade classmates tease and exclude her because she is different.

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    Elizabeth and Zenobia

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    Elizabeth and Zenobia

    Miller, Jessica, 1985-

    When timid Elizabeth's father takes her and her fearless friend, Zenobia, to his family home, Zenobia becomes obsessed with finding a ghost there, and then Elizabeth learns she had an aunt who disappeared from the house years ago.

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    Saving the Team / The Kicks / #1

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    Saving the Team / The Kicks / #1

    Morgan, Alex (Alexandra Patricia), 1989-

    After moving to California, seventh-grader Devin is afraid she will not make the soccer team but finds, instead, that the team is so bad that she is compelled to take the lead and turn it into something the players and coach can all be proud of.

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    Amelia's book of notes & note passing

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    Amelia's book of notes & note passing : (a note notebook)

    Moss, Marissa.

    The hand-lettered contents of a nine-year-old girl'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.

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    Amelia's notebook

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    Amelia's notebook

    Moss, Marissa.

    The hand-lettered contents of a nine-year-old girl'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.

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    Meow means mischief

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    Meow means mischief

    Nagda, Ann Whitehead, 1945-

    A stray kitten turns out to be the perfect way to help Rana make friends in her new school and to feel more comfortable with her grandparents, who are visiting from India while her parents are away.

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    The turtle of Oman

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    The turtle of Oman : a novel

    Nye, Naomi Shihab.

    When Aref, a third-grader who lives in Muscat, Oman, refuses to pack his suitcase and prepare to move to Michigan, his mother asks for help from his grandfather, his Siddi, who takes Aref around the country, storing up memories he can carry with him to a new home.

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    Ophie out of Oz

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    Ophie out of Oz

    O'Dell, Kathleen, 1957-

    Fourth-grader Ophelia Peeler has always felt that she was just like Dorothy in Oz, skipping down the yellow brick road, until a move to Oregon, away from her best friend, sends her on a different path.

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    A season of gifts

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    A season of gifts

    Peck, Richard, 1934-

    Relates the surprising gifts bestowed on twelve-year-old Bob Barnhart and his family, who have recently moved to a small Illinois town in 1958, by their larger-than-life neighbor, Mrs. Dowdel.

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    Looking for Bobowicz

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    Looking for Bobowicz : a Hoboken chicken story

    Pinkwater, Daniel Manus, 1941-

    Upon moving to Hoboken, New Jersey, a boy convinces his two new friends to help him track down the mysterious phantom who stole his bicycle, as well as Arthur Bobowicz, owner of a giant chicken that once terrorized local citizens.

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    The T.F. letters

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    The T.F. letters

    Ray, Karen.

    Seven-year-old Alex starts to lose her baby teeth, begins a correspondence with the Tooth Fairy, and tries to accept the fact that her family is moving to a distant state.

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    Time windows

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    Time windows

    Reiss, Kathryn.

    Thirteen-year-old Miranda moves with her family to an old house in Massachusetts where she discovers a dollhouse that replays scenes from the tragic lives of past inhabitants, and when she realizes the house is exerting an evil power over its female inhabitants--including her mother--she knows she must take drastic steps to end the spell.

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    Bigger than a bread box

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    Bigger than a bread box

    Snyder, Laurel.

    Devastated when her parents separate, twelve-year-old Rebecca must move with her mother from Baltimore to Gran's house in Atlanta, where Rebecca discovers an old breadbox with the power to grant any wish--so long as the wished-for thing fits in the breadbox.

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    A whole nother story

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    A whole nother story

    Soup, Cuthbert.

    Ethan Cheeseman and his children, ages eight, twelve, and fourteen, hope to settle in a nice small town, at least long enough to complete work on a time machine, but spies and government agents have been pursuing them for two years and are about to catch up.

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    Tooter Pepperday

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    Tooter Pepperday

    Spinelli, Jerry.

    Hating to leave her familiar surroundings, Tooter resorts to sabotage when her family moves from their suburban home to Aunt Sally's farm.

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    Hound dog true

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    Hound dog true

    Urban, Linda.

    Mattie, a shy fifth grader, wants to hide out at her new school by acting as apprentice to her Uncle Potluck, the custodian, but her plan falls apart when she summons the courage to speak about what matters most and finds a true friend.

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    The moonlight man

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    The moonlight man

    Wright, Betty Ren.

    When their father moves them for the seventh time in the five years since their mother's death, Jenny and her younger sister hope to stay in this latest house and try to find out about the malevolent ghost who seems bent on getting revenge on their elderly neighbors.

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    Home now

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    Home now

    Beake, Lesley.

    After the death of her parents, young Sieta goes to live with her Aunty on the other side of the mountains, but she is sad and lonely until she meets a young elephant who has also lost his family.

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    Trick-or-treat on Milton Street

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    Trick-or-treat on Milton Street

    Bullard, Lisa.

    Charley is sure that the first Halloween in his new house will be awful, until his stepfather takes him out trick-or-treating.

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    Why did we have to move here?

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    Why did we have to move here?

    Davies, Sally.

    A young boy has trouble adjusting to his new home and his new school, until he decides that with a little effort, he can make new friends.

    Due 12/03/19

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    A new room for William

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    A new room for William

    Grindley, Sally.

    When William and his mother move, he is unhappy about having a new room, but he changes his mind after he gets dinosaur wallpaper and makes a new friend.

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    Going north

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    Going north

    Harrington, Janice N.

    A young African American girl and her family leave their home in Alabama and head for Lincoln, Nebraska, where they hope to escape segregation and find a better life.

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    Jamaica's blue marker

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    Jamaica's blue marker

    Havill, Juanita.

    Jamaica thinks her classmate Russell is a pest who is always getting into trouble, but then she discovers he is moving away.

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    Megan's birthday tree

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    Megan's birthday tree : a story about open adoption

    Lears, Laurie.

    Every year on Megan's birthday, her birth mother, Kendra, sends a picture of the tree she planted the day Megan was born, so when Kendra decides to get married and move to a new house, Megan worries that she will be forgotten.

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    Nini here and there

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    Nini here and there

    Lobel, Anita.

    Fearing at first that her family is going on vacation without her, Nini the cat ends up traveling with her owners to their new home.

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    One of us

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    One of us

    Moss, Peggy, 1966-

    Roberta is welcomed by different groups on her first day at a new school, only to be told she does not fit in with them for some reason, but by the next day, members of each group have begun to see that they do not have to be alike in every way.

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    Meet the Dullards

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    Meet the Dullards

    Pennypacker, Sara, 1951-

    "Mr. and Mrs. Dullard move their family to a boring town to avoid any excitement in their lives"--Provided by publisher.

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    Mush, a dog from space

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    Mush, a dog from space

    Pinkwater, Daniel Manus, 1941-

    Kelly Mangiaro, who has wanted a pet for as long as she can remember, gets more than she bargained for from her new dog, Mush.

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    Henry and Mudge and Annie's good move

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    Henry and Mudge and Annie's good move : the eighteenth book of their adventures

    Rylant, Cynthia.

    When Henry's cousin Annie prepares to move in next door, he and Mudge help calm her fears.

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    Ira says goodbye

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    Ira says goodbye

    Waber, Bernard.

    Ira is surprised to discover that his best friend Reggie feels happy about having to move to a new town.

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    Florette

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    Florette

    Walker, Anna.

    "When Mae's family moves from the country to the city, she is sad to leave behind her beloved backyard garden but before long, she finds a way to start a new garden"--Provided by publisher.

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    Homegrown house

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    Homegrown house

    Wong, Janet S.

    A young girl describes her grandmother's comfortable, long-time home, and wishes that she and her parents could stay in the same house instead of moving so often.

    Due 11/25/19

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