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Here are a listing of children's books to buy or read for different themes including illness, family, adoption and moving.

  • Adam's Daycare by Julie Overnell-Carter. Annick Press, 1997
  • Going to Daycare by Fred Rogers. Putnam, 1985.
  • Going to my Nursery School by Susan Kuklin. Bradbury, 1990.
  • Jesses's Daycare by Amy Valens. Houghton Mifflin, 1990.
  • My Day Care Book by Jeffery Brand and Nancy Gladstone. Gryphon House, 1985.
  • We Play by Phyllis Hoffman. Harper & Row, 1990.



  • I Hear a Noise by Diane Goode. Dutton, 1988.
  • I Want to Sleep in Your Bed by Harriet Sieffert. Harper and Row, 1990.
  • Night Noises by LaVerne Johnson. Parent's Magazine Press, 1968.
  • Scared of the Dark by Liza Alexander. Western Publishing Co., 1986.
  • There's a Monster Under My Bed by James Howe. Antheneum, 1986.
  • Two Terrible Frights by Jim Aylesworth. Antheneum, 1987.
  • Who's Afraid of the Dark? by Crosby Bonsall. Harper and Row, 1985.

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  • Arthur's Chicken Pox by Marc Brown, Little & Brown, 1994.
  • Chris Gets Ear Tubes by Betty Price,
  • Eric Needs Stitches by Barbara Marino, Addison-Wesley, 1985.
  • The Hospital Book by James Howe. Crown, 1994.
  • I've Got the Chicken Pox by True Kelley, Dutton, 1994.



  • Are You My Mother by P.D. Eastman (illustrator) Randon House, 1988.
  • If I Were Your Mother by Margaret Park Bridges.Morrow Junior Press, 1999.
  • I Love You as Much by Laura Krauss Melmed. Tupelo Books, 1988.
  • Just Like Daddy by Frank Asch. Aladdin Paperbacks, 1984.
  • The Father Who Had 10 Children by Skip Skwarek, Dial Books for Young Readers. 1999.
  • What Mommies Do Best, What Daddies Do Best by Laura Joffe Numeroff, Simon and Schuster, 1998



  • A Family for Jamie by Suzanne Bloom,Crown, 1991.
  • Adoption is for Always by Linda Walvoord Girard, Whitman, 1986.
  • Being Adopted by Rosenberg, Lothrop, Lee & Shephard,1984.
  • Families are Different by Nina Pellegrini, Holiday House, 1991.
  • Twice-Upon-A-Time; Born and Adopted by Elenora Patterson, EP Press, 1987.



  • The Good-Bye House by Robin Ballard, Greenwillow,1994.
  • I'm Not Moving by Penelope Jones, Bradbury, 1980.
  • Maggie Doesn't Want to Move by Elizabeth Lee O'Donnell, Four Winds Press, 1987.
  • Moving Molly by Shireley Houghes, Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, 1988.
  • My Friend William Moved Away by Martha Whitmore Hickman, Abingdon, 1979.