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Amanda Panda Quits Kindergarten
by Candice Ransom Details
When Amanda Panda's first day of kindergarten does not go according to plan, she decides to quit and join her older brother in the second grade.
Bear's Big Day
by Salina Yoon Details
Bear, feeling very grown-up, says goodbye to his stuffed rabbit, Floppy, and starts his first day of school but soon he is missing Floppy and worrying that he is not ready to be a big bear, after all.
Chicken in School
by Adam Lehrhaupt Details
Zoey the adventure-loving chicken sets up a classroom in the barn and appoints herself teacher, but her friend Sam the pig is nervous that she will not provide snack time.
Fall is for School
by Robert Neubecker Details
Two seasonally-opposed siblings face the end of summer with both joy and dread. But as Sister shares her enthusiasm for fall, school, and everything they encompass, Brother's own excitement grows in this celebratory picturebook.
Kindergarten is Cool!
by Linda Marshall Details
Rhyming text describes the activities a child experiences on the first day of kindergarten.
Llama Llama Misses Mama
by Anna Dewdney Details
Llama Llama experiences separation anxiety on his first day of nursery school.
Ming goes to school
by Deirdre Sullivan Details
Ming goes to preschool, where she bravely plays all kinds of games with new friends and old, but she is still not quite ready for the big red slide
Mom, It's My First Day of Kindergarten!
by Hyewon Yum Details
A five-year-old boy, ready and eager on his first day at "the big kids' school," must calm his very worried mother.
Rosie Goes to Preschool
by Karen Katz Details
Rosie, a helpful preschooler, offers advice to children facing their first day of preschool.
School's First Day of School
by Adam Rex Details
It's the first day of school at Frederick Douglass Elementary and everyone's just a little bit nervous, especially the school itself.
Sophie's Squash Go to School
by Pat Zietlow Miller Details
On her very first day of school, Sophie is reluctant to make friends with the other children, preferring to play with two squash she grew in her garden--but when a particularly persistent boy named Steven gives her a packet of seeds as an apology for accidentally ripping her picture, she realizes that it just takes time to grow a friend.
Super Saurus Saves Kindergarten
by Deborah Underwood Details
Arnold, who is nervous about his first day of kindergarten, transforms himself into Super Saurus to face what turns out to be not so frightening, after all.
The Class
by Boni Ashburn Details
Twenty young students, some eager, some nervous, some grumpy, prepare for their very first day of kindergarten.
This is My Home, This is My School
by Jonathan Bean Details
The boy from BUILDING OUR HOUSE takes us through a typically boisterous homeschooling day with his big family.
Twindergarten
by Nikki Ehrlich Details
Dax and Zoe are twins. They go together like peanut butter and jelly. It's the night before the twins are starting kindergarten, and they have the just-about-to-start-school jitters. After all, they will be in different classrooms! What will kindergarten be like when they're not together all day? But Dax and Zoe will learn that kindergarten is full of new surprises and adventures, and being apart for a short while isn't so bad.
Updated 08/10/2017

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