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FAMILY LIFE: Going To School For The First Time

FAMILY LIFE: Going To School For The First Time

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Brand-new pencils, brand-new books book Brand-new pencils, brand-new books

De Groat, Diane.

Gilbert's excitement over starting first grade turns to worry that the teacher will be mean, the work too hard, and his classmates too unfriendly, but throughout the day there are pleasant surprises.

Eliza's kindergarten surprise book Eliza's kindergarten surprise

McGinty, Alice B., 1963-

On her first day of school, Eliza fills her pocket with objects--buttons, a pebble, a napkin, and a piece of yarn--that remind her of her mother, whom she misses very much.

First day, hooray! book First day, hooray!

Poydar, Nancy.

All over town, Ivy Green and the school staff get ready for the first day of school.

Harry and the dinosaurs go to school book Harry and the dinosaurs go to school

Whybrow, Ian.

On Harry's first day at his new school he is not sure whether or not to bring his bucket of dinosaurs, but in the end the dinosaurs help him make a friend.

Henry in love book Henry in love

McCarty, Peter.

On the first day of school, Henry the cat vies for the attention of the most amazing girl in class, Chloe Rabbit.

Is your buffalo ready for kindergarten? book Is your buffalo ready for kindergarten?

Vernick, Audrey.

Although kindergarten provides unique challenges for a young buffalo, one who follows the rules and tries his best will get along fine.

Jack's talent book Jack's talent

Cocca-Leffler, Maryann, 1958-

On the first day of school, Jacks teacher asks the students to share their special talents. Jack is worried he doesnt have any talent at all--or so he thinks. Acrylic paintings that pop with energy and charm make this story an ideal boost for any child who questions his or her abilities.

Jake starts school book Jake starts school

Wright, Michael, 1954-

No one can pry a frightened Jake away from his parents on the first day of school, and so the three must watch as his classmates have fun until, at the end of the day, his teacher finally gets him to let go.

Kindergarten countdown book Kindergarten countdown

Hays, Anna Jane.

In this delightful book a little girl counts off the days by naming what she'll do in kindergarten. With bouncy read-aloud rhyme, bright, fun illustrations, and hidden objects to find on each page, "Kindergarten Countdown "gets children off on the right foot.

Llama Llama misses Mama book Llama Llama misses Mama

Dewdney, Anna.

On his first day of nursery school, Llama Llama misses his mother and is very sad until the other children ask him to play.

Look out kindergarten, here I come! book Look out kindergarten, here I come!

Carlson, Nancy L.

Henry is not sure about staying at kindergarten once he gets there.

Maisy goes to preschool book Maisy goes to preschool

Cousins, Lucy.

"Join Maisy and her friends for a busy day at preschool! Experience many school activities: painting, music, story time, and more!"--p. [4] of cover.

Meet the Barkers :  Morgan and Moffat go to school book Meet the Barkers : Morgan and Moffat go to school

De Paola, Tomie.

Bossy Moffie and her quiet twin brother Morgie both enjoy starting school, especially getting gold stars and making new friends.

Miss Bindergarten gets ready for kindergarten book Miss Bindergarten gets ready for kindergarten

Slate, Joseph.

Miss Bindergarten takes readers through the alphabet as she prepares for the big first day.

Mr. Ouchy's first day book Mr. Ouchy's first day

Hennessy, B. G. (Barbara G.)

Mr. Ouchy, a new teacher, is nervous about his first day of school, but when he teaches the class about time and counting, they all enjoy the experience.

Mrs. Watson wants your teeth book Mrs. Watson wants your teeth

McGhee, Alison, 1960-

A first grader is frightened on her first day of school after hearing a rumor that her teacher is a 300-year-old alien with a purple tongue who steals baby teeth from her students.

Off to school, Baby Duck! book Off to school, Baby Duck!

Hest, Amy.

Baby Duck overcomes his fear of school with the help of Grandpa.

Sam and Gram and the first day of school book Sam and Gram and the first day of school

Blomberg, Dianne L.

A detailed look at getting your child prepared for kindergarten and what goes on inside the typical kindergarten classroom.

See you later, Mom! book See you later, Mom!

Northway, Jennifer, 1955-

On Monday, accompanied by his mom, William spends his first day at preschool. Written by the author of "Get Lost Laura!," this tender tale of adjusting to an often-difficult new phase in life features sensitive text and charming artwork portraying an ethnically diverse classroom.

Splat the cat book Splat the cat

Scotton, Rob.

A nervous Splat finds his first day at Cat School much better than he expected.

The apple doll book The apple doll

Kleven, Elisa.

Lizzy is scared to start school, so she makes a doll out of an apple from her favorite tree to take with her on the first day and keep her company. Includes instructions for making an apple doll.

The bus stop book The bus stop

Stoeke, Janet Morgan.

Kindergartners gather for their exciting first ride on the school bus.

The Kissing Hand book The Kissing Hand

Penn, Audrey, 1947-

A raccoon mother teaches her son a special way to carry her love with him on the first day of kindergarten.

Tibili, the little boy who didn't want to go to school book Tibili, the little boy who didn't want to go to school

LĂ©onard, Marie.

After Tibili, a young African boy, follows Crope the spider's suggestion as to how he can avoid starting school, he discovers he wants to go after all.

Wemberly worried book Wemberly worried

Henkes, Kevin.

A mouse named Wemberly, who worries about everything, finds that she has a whole list of things to worry about when she faces the first day of nursery school.

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