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A Monster at School
by Amanda Huneke Details
When she hears strange, loud noises coming from her brother's kindergarten room, a young girl becomes convinced that there is a monster loose in the school.
Because You Are My Teacher
by Sherry North Details
A devoted teacher shows her class the wonders of the world.
Clark the Shark
by Bruce Hale Details
Clark finds everything about school fun and exciting, but his enthusiasm causes problems until he begins inventing rhymes to remind himself to stay cool at school.
Kindergarten, Here I Come!
by D.J. Steinberg Details
Follows a child through kindergarten, from checking off a list of supplies for the first day through saying goodbye to the teacher on the last one.
Llama Llama Misses Mama
by Anna Dewdney Details
Llama Llama experiences separation anxiety on his first day of nursery school.
Mom, It's My First Day of Kindergarten!
by Hyewon Yum 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.
Monkey Not Ready for Kindergarten
by Marc Brown Details
Kindergarten is just a week away and Monkey is not ready, but with help and encouragement from family and friends, he begins to get excited.
Monsters Love School
by Mike Austin Details
Nervous monsters attending school for the first time learn new things, make friends, and sample Chef Octi's special School Gruel.
My Teacher
by James Ransome Details
A student wonders why her teacher has chosen to teach in her school for so long, and highlights all the special things her teacher does for her class.
Noni is Nervous
by Heather Hartt-Sussman Details
Noni is nervous about playdates, and global warming, and most of all, about the first day of school. Her parents are worried too, and even her brother is a little wary. But Noni finds a friend, someone a little more outgoing than herself, and discovers that through friendship, she can belong and succeed in a world that once filled her with dread.
Planet Kindergarten
by Sue Ganz-Schmitt Details
A young child imagines going off to Kindergarten as a journey to another planet.
Rosie Goes to Preschool
by Karen Katz Details
Rosie, a helpful preschooler, offers advice to children facing their first day of preschool.
The Little School Bus
by Margery Cuyler Details
A happy little school bus and Driver Bob wake up early to pick up children, drop them off at school, then head to the garage for some minor repairs.
Updated 08/31/2015
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