From there to here
A little girl and her family have just moved across the country by train. Their new neighborhood in the city of Toronto is very different from their home in the Saskatchewan bush, and at first everything about "there" seems better than "here."
The little girl's dad has just finished building a dam across the Saskatchewan River, and his new project is to build a highway through Toronto. In Saskatchewan, he would come home for lunch every day, but now he doesn't come until supper. The family used to love to look at the stars, and the northern lights dancing in the night sky. But in the city, all they can see is the glare from the streetlights. All the kids used to run and play together, but now older brother Doug has his own friends.
Then one day there is a knock on the door. It is Anne, who lives kitty-corner and is also eight, going on nine, and suddenly living in Toronto takes on a whole new light.
Laurel Croza and Matt James have beautifully captured the voice and intense feelings of a young child who, in the midst of upheaval, finds hope in her new surroundings.
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|Grouping Title||from there to here|
|Grouping Author||croza laurel|
|Last Grouping Update||2018-05-21 23:05:26PM|
|Last Indexed||2018-10-22 00:28:17AM|
|auth_author2||James, Matt, 1973-|
|available_at_school||Ruby Major Elementary, Smith Springs Elementary, Waverly-Belmont Elementary|
|detailed_location_school||Ruby Major Elementary - Everyone, Smith Springs Elementary - Everyone, Waverly-Belmont Elementary - Everyone|
|display_description||A little girl moves from rural Saskatchewan to urban Toronto when her father takes a job building a highway. The girl feels like everything is different in the new place until she finds a friend her age.|
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|lexile_code||AD: Adult Directed|
|owning_location_school||Ruby Major Elementary, Smith Springs Elementary, Waverly-Belmont Elementary|
|record_details||ils:CARL0000657414|Book|Books||English|Groundwood Books,|2014.|27 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm|
|subject_facet||Country life -- Fiction, Moving, Household -- Fiction, Saskatchewan -- Fiction, Toronto (Ont.) -- Fiction|
|title_display||From there to here|
|title_full||From there to here / Laurel Croza ; pictures by Matt James|
|title_short||From there to here|
|topic_facet||Country life, Moving, Household|