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Books about starting school.






Torrey, Richard
JE TORRE

"When Ally roars off to her first day at school, she hopes she'll meet lots of other dinosaur-mad kids in class. Instead, she's the only one chomping her food with fierce dino teeth and drawing dinosaurs on her nameplate. Even worse, a group of would-be "princesses" snubs her! Will Ally ever make new friends? With its humorous art, appealing heroine, and surprise ending, this fun picture book celebrates children's boundless imagination" -- Provided by Amazon.
Van Leeuwen, Jean
JER VANLE

Amanda Pig's first day of school is every bit as wonderful as she always hoped it would be.
Parish, Herman
JE PARIS

A literal-minded first-grader's first day of school is filled with confusing adventures, much to her delight.
McGhee, Alison
JE MCGHE

Ten days before the start of kindergarten, a preschooler can not tie her shoes by herself and fears the worst.
Rey, Margret
DVD JE CURIO

School days are here again and Curious George can't wait to go! There's so much to learn and do at school, and friends to meet, too. Come along with George in eight fun-filled episodes of his PBS Kids TV series as he discovers that you can learn new things at school, at home, and everywhere.
Edwards, Pamela Duncan
JE EDWAR

Dinosaur worries about the first day of school, but with the help of a reassuring classmate he finds that school can be fun.
Wells, Rosemary
JE WELLS

Edward, a shy, young bear unready for play school, feels out of place surrounded by students who are ready, busy, and happy.
Stuve-Bodeen, Stephanie
JE STUVE

Although she enjoys her first day at school, Elizabeti misses her family and wonders if it wouldn't be better to stay home.
Hughes, Monica
J371 HUGHE

Contents: Before school -- In the coatroom -- In the classroom -- Everyone is busy -- Playtime -- Back to the classroom -- Lunchtime -- Afternoon activities -- The day ends -- Home time.
Danneberg, Julie
JE DANNE

Sarah is afraid to start at a new school, but both she and the reader are in for a surprise when she gets to her class.
Barber, Nicola
J372.21 BARBE

Contents: Starting school -- Getting ready -- Going to school -- Saying goodbye -- In your classroom -- Playtime -- Lunchtime -- Making friends -- Going home -- School words.
Rockwell, Anne
JE ROCKW

Mrs. Madoff's students compare notes about getting ready for their first day of school after vacation.
Carlson, Nancy L.
JE CARLS

Henry tells his mother that he did not like his first day of first grade, but as he describes what he did and learned, he begins to realize that he might enjoy it after all.
London, Jonathan
JE LONDO

Froggy is nervous about his first day of school, but, even though it's hard to sit still, he has a wonderful time.
Senisi, Ellen B.
JE SENIS

A child describes a day in pre-K, playing, snacking, resting, singing, and painting.
Wright, Michael
JE WRIGH

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.
Slegers, Liesbet
JE SLEGE

At first Kevin doesn't want his mom to leave him on his first day of school, but soon he begins to enjoy himself.
Dewdney, Anna
JE DEWDN

Llama Llama experiences separation anxiety on his first day of nursery school.
Cousins, Lucy
JE COUSI

"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.
Wells, Rosemary
JER WELLS

Yoko loves kindergarten, but she doesn't want her mother to leave--until her new friend helps her realize that "mothers always come back."
Thompson, Lauren
JE THOMP

When he goes to school, Mouse finds a world of new objects and new friends
Johnston, Tony
JE JOHNS

A young boy lists all the things he will have to take with him on his first day in kindergarten.
Crews, Donald
JE CREWS

Follows the progress of school buses as they take children to school and bring them home again.
Rex, Adam
JE REX

"It's the first day of school at Frederick Douglass Elementary and everyone's just a little bit nervous, especially the school itself"-- Provided by publisher.
Northway, Jennifer
JE NORTH

On his first day of preschool, William's mother stays with him.
Clash, Kevin
DVD JE SESAM

Elmo is nervous about his first day of school, as Gabby and Miles are about to graduate from high school, and everyone tells Elmo about their memories of school. Will he be excited to go?
Ahlberg, Janet
JE AHLBE

Introduces the serious and fun activities of students just starting school.
McNamara, Margaret
JER MCNAM

After a summer of playing with his puppy, Michael is sad to learn that she cannot stay with him on the first day of school.
Penn, Audrey
JE PENN

When Chester the raccoon is reluctant to go to kindergarten for the first time, his mother teaches him a secret way to carry her love with him.
Wing, Natasha
JE WING

It's the first day of school! Join the kids as they prepare for kindergarten, packing school supplies, posing for pictures, and the hardest part of all--saying goodbye to Mom and Dad. But maybe it won't be so hard once they discover just how much fun kindergarten really is!
Henkes, Kevin
JE HENKE

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.
Cohen, Miriam
JE COHEN

Jim's anxieties on his first day of school are happily forgotten when he makes a new friend.
Neubecker, Robert
JE NEUBE

Izzy finds many things to be excited about on the first day of school.