I Will Be Fierce By Bea Birdsong

Back of Book: It’s a brand new day, and a young girl decides to take on the world like a brave explorer heading off on an epic fairytale quest. From home to school and back again, our hero conquers the Mountain of Knowledge (the library), forges new bridges (friendships), and leads the victorious charge homeContinue reading “I Will Be Fierce By Bea Birdsong”

The King of Kindergarten by Derrick Barnes

Back of Book: Starting kindergarten is a big milestone–and the hero of this story is ready to make his mark! He’s dressed himself, eaten a pile of pancakes, and can’t wait to be part of a whole new kingdom of kids. The day will be jam-packed, but he’s up to the challenge, taking new experiencesContinue reading “The King of Kindergarten by Derrick Barnes”

Butterflies on the First Day of School By Annie Silvestro

Back of Book: Rosie can’t wait to start kindergarten—she’s had her pencils sharpened and her backpack ready for weeks. But suddenly, on the night before the big day, her tummy hurts. Rosie’s mom reassures her that it’s just butterflies in her belly, and she’ll feel better soon. Much to Rosie’s surprise, when she says helloContinue reading “Butterflies on the First Day of School By Annie Silvestro”

Take Your Pet to School Day By Linda Ashman

Back of Book: When pets show up with their kids at Maple View Elementary, it’s total chaos! These animals have no respect for school rules, and every class quickly gets out of hand. But why did they show up in the first place? Who said they could come? Could it have been…the pets themselves? ItContinue reading “Take Your Pet to School Day By Linda Ashman”

All Are Welcome By Alexandra Penfold

Back of Book: F Back of Book: Follow a group of children through a day in their school, where everyone is welcomed with open arms. A school where kids in patkas, hijabs, and yarmulkes play side-by-side with friends in baseball caps. A school where students grow and learn from each other’s traditions and the wholeContinue reading “All Are Welcome By Alexandra Penfold”

Eraser By Anna Kang

Back of Book: Eraser is always cleaning up everyone else’s mistakes. Except for Ruler and Pencil Sharpener, none of the other school supplies seem to appreciate her. They all love how sharp Pencil is and how Tape and Glue help everyone stick together. Eraser wants to create so that she can shine like the others.Continue reading “Eraser By Anna Kang”

Pirates Go to School By Corinne Demas

Back of Book: Pirates and their parrots go to school, and it’s time to hang up their swords and have fun. They learn reading and math, and they bring pirate treasure for show-and-tell. For pirates, going to school is as much fun as a game of “walk the plank”! My Review: I have learned thatContinue reading “Pirates Go to School By Corinne Demas”

Back of Book: Celebrate all the familiar milestones and moments shared by every kid entering kindergarten in this charming second-person narrative. Whether it’s early-morning jitters or becoming familiar with new classroom routines, this sweet and bouncy story will have expectant kindergarteners saying, “Kindergarten is cool!” My Review: I love teaching Kindergarten. There is something magicalContinue reading

Countdown to Kindergarten By Alison McGhee

Back of Book: 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 be like. You can’t bring your cat, you can’t bring a stuffed animal, and the number one rule? You can’t ask anyone for help. Ever. So what doContinue reading “Countdown to Kindergarten By Alison McGhee”

Curious George’s First Day of Schoolby H. A. Rey

Back of Book: It’s the first day of school, and Curious George has been invited to Mr. Apple’s class to be a special helper! George is just the right monkey for the job—until he starts to wreak his usual havoc, that is. My Review: My students love all things Curious George and this book isContinue reading “Curious George’s First Day of Schoolby H. A. Rey”