first day of school

The beginning of school is both an exciting and stressful time. Grades, classrooms, friends, subjects, and teachers change as the new school year begins. Use the following books to help children familiarize themselves with classroom routines and rules, cope with test taking and bullies, understand their teacher is human, and more!

Wemberly Worried

By Kevin Henkes
A back-to-school favoriteWemberly worried about spilling her juice, about shrinking in the bathtub, even about snakes in the radiator. She ...
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Planet Kindergarten

By Sue Ganz-Schmitt
A genius way to ease kids into the new adventure that is kindergarten."--Kirkus Reviews, starred reviewThis clever picture book will prepare ...
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First Grade, Here I Come!

By Nancy Carlson
After the first day of first grade, Henry's not sure how he feels about it. The teacher isn't like his kindergarten teacher, and the ...
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The Night Before Preschool

By Natasha Wing
It's the night before preschool, and a little boy named Billy is so nervous he can't fall asleep. The friends he makes the next day at ...
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Countdown to Kindergarten

By Alison McGhee
It's just ten days before kindergarten, and this little girl has heard all there is to know--from a first grader--about what it's going to ...
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Kindergarten Rocks!

By Katie Davis
Dexter already knows everything there is to know about kindergarten. His big sister, Jessie, told him all about it. So Dexter is not scared. ...
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First Grade Stinks!

By Mary Ann Rodman
No share time? No fancy classroom decorations? No chocolate ice ceream? Even story time, Haley's favorite part of the day, is a huge ...
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