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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.
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 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.
Milk Goes to School
by Terry Border Details
Milk goes to school and has a hard time making friends with the other food classmates.
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.
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.
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.
The Class
by Boni Ashburn Details
Twenty young students, some eager, some nervous, some grumpy, prepare for their very first day of kindergarten.
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 08/09/2016
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