Learning to adjust to the changes of a new house, Molly struggles with leaving her old home behind in this picture book that “strike(s) a chord with any child who has faced unfamiliar surroundings” (Publishers Weekly).
Molly can’t help but be upset that the only home she’s ever known is all packed up. Her family is moving to a new place, and it all seems wrong. When she arrives at her new house, sitting in her unfamiliar room with boxes and furniture that does not seem to fit, Molly longs for the comfort of the old house.
But when a girl named Miranda Marie shows up at Molly’s door, the rest of the day is spent having fun with a new friend. Not only does Molly discover that Miranda is her next door neighbor, but their windows face each other! Learning that new beginnings lead to new friends and new fun to be had, Molly goes to sleep on the first night in her room excited for the future in her new neighborhood.