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Bibliotherapy Books for Children and Young Adults: Moving

This guide details resources for bibliotherapy, especially for use in SPSY 6350 - School-Based Interventions: Children, Youth and Families and SPSY 6400 - School-Based Interventions: Groups, Classrooms and Systems.

Additional Books

Moving Day


Summary:  Now high school juniors, Zoe, Maddie, and Angela continue to share "instant messages" with one another as one of them experiments with marijuana, another gets her first boyfriend, and the third moves three thousand miles away.

Stranded in Boringsville

Summary:  Following her parents separation, twelve-year-old Rain moves with her mother to the country, where she befriends the unpopular boy who lives next door and also seeks a way to cope with her feelings toward her father and his new girlfriend.

The Purim Surprise

Summary:  Naomi is upset when she and her mother move to a new city at Purim. She has to deliver shalach manot to complete strangers, and her mother seems to have forgotten Naomi's birthday. But Naomi's mother has placed birthday party invitations in all of the treats they delivered.

Eagle Song

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