Sunday, August 16, 2015

Display: First Day of School


Monkey Not Ready for Kindergarten
By Marc Brown
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.

Not This Bear
By Alyssa Satin Capucilli
It's Bear's first day of school, and he's a bit reluctant to go. Mama says all bears love school; Bear isn't so sure. But school turns out to be full of fun--painting pictures, listening to stories, and making new friends. Maybe this bear will like school after all.

First Grade, Here I Come!
By Tony Johnston
Told in verse, a boy encounters first grade--with all its peaks and valleys, but most of all with new friends.

Ready for School, Murphy?
By Brendan Murphy
Murphy is full of excuses for staying home from school but his father has a cure for each of them until Murphy finally gives in--and Dad reminds him it is Saturday.

Birdie's First Day of School
By Sujean Rim
Birdie's both excited and nervous about starting school, but once she sees the classroom and meets her teacher, she knows that everything will be fine.

Daddy's Back-to-School Shopping Adventure
By Alan Lawrence Sitomer
When Mommy and Daddy take Jake and Jenny back-to-school shopping, they are determined to stick to their list but when Mommy steps away, requests for items not on the list abound, including one from Daddy.

Ally-Saurus & the First Day of School
By Rich Torrey
When Ally roars off to her first day at school, she hopes she'll meet lots of other dinosaur-mad kids in class. Instead, she's the only one chomping her food with fierce dino teeth and drawing dinosaurs on her nameplate. Even worse, a group of would-be "princesses" snubs her! Will Ally ever make new friends? With its humorous art, appealing heroine, and surprise ending, this fun picture book celebrates children's boundless imagination.

Dad's First Day
By Mike Wohnoutka
Oliver and Dad have spent a fun summer together but when it comes time for the first day of school, Dad discovers that he is not ready and does everything he can to postpone the big day.

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