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Going to School

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Butterflies in My Stomach and Other School Hazards
by Serge Bloch

Common, silly metaphors are used to describe the first day of school and other student antics.

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Ready, Set, School!
by Jacquelyn Mitchard

After a successful sleepover with his cousins, Rory realizes he is not so scared of the first day of school.

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Off to First Grade
by Louise Borden

Young animal characters prepare for first grade in this collection of poetry.

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Wow! School!
by Robert Neubecker

Large, colorful pages illustrate Izzy's excitement on the first day of school.

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Jack's Talent
by Maryann Cocca-Leffler

Everyone seems to be good at something, but what is Jack's talent?

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First Grade Stinks!
by Mary Ann Rodman

First grade is much different than kindergarten. Haley makes a list of complaints for her new teacher.

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Miss Mingo and the First Day of School
by Jamie Harper

A teacher's stories help each student feel comfortable and realize that they are unique.

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Harry and the Dinosaurs Go to School
by Ian Whybrow

It's the first day of school and his dinosaurs are nervous, but Harry soon makes new friends.

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Mr. Ouchy's First Day
by B.G. Hennessy

Even teachers get nervous about the first day of school. Mr. Ouchy's students have so many questions that he forgets to be nervous.

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Jake Starts School
by Michael Wright

Jake battles first-day jitters as he begins first grade.


Last Updated: 6/5/09