Books about Homes and Houses

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      • At Home with Books by Katrina Morse.
        A gentle tale from the Family Reading Partnership about the Bear Family reading from sun-up to lights out with family and friends. Section of read-aloud tips included.
      • Badger’s New House by Robin Muller.
        After moving into a grand new house and fixing up his old one for Grandmother Mouse, Badger realizes that he misses his former home.
      • The Bed Book by Sylvia Plath.
        Take off on a variety of wildly imaginative beds!
      • The Best Place by Susan Meddaugh.
        After traveling around the world to make sure that the view from his screen porch is the best, an old wolf tries drastic measures to get his house back from the rabbit family that had bought it.
      • The Big Orange Splot by Daniel Pinkwater.
        Mr. Plumbeam leads his neighbors into changing their homes My house is me and I am it. My house is where I like to be and it looks like all my dreams.
      • The Biggest House in the World by Leo Lionni.
        A snail’s father advises him to keep his house small and tells him what happened to a snail that grew a large and spectacular shell.
      • The Biggest Little House in the Forest by Djemma Bider.
        A group of animals bands together to build a new house in the forest when their old house becomes too small to hold them all.
      • Blue Rabbit and Friends by Christopher Wormell.
        In his search for just the right home, Blue Rabbit helps a bear, a goose, and a dog find the perfect place to live.
      • A Castle on Viola Street by DyAnne DiSalvo-Ryan.
        A hardworking family gets their own house at last by joining a community program that restores old houses.
      • Flora’s Surprise by Debi Gliori.
        Flora, a young rabbit, tries to grow a house by planting a brick.
      • The Frog House by Mark Taylor.
        When a father and daughter hang an apple-shaped birdhouse in his tree, a frog decides it is the perfect house for him, but soon discovers that it looks a bit too much like an apple when a stream of visitors come to investigate.