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KCLS Recommends: Children's - Starting School

Chu's First Day of School
Chu's First Day of School By Gaiman, Neil (Book - 2014 ) E GAIMAN Available in some locations

Annotation:Chu is a bit worried about his first day of school but things work out pretty well when he reveals his special skill. Wonderful artwork! Ages 5 and under

Planet Kindergarten
Planet Kindergarten By Ganz-Schmitt, Sue (Book - 2014 ) E GANZ-SCHMITT Available in some locations

Annotation:Our hero is prepped for his next great mission... the first day of school! Funny, practical and perfect for anyone heading out for new adventures at school. Ages 5 and under

Monsters Love School
Monsters Love School By Austin, Mike, 1963- (Book - 2014 ) E AUSTIN Available in some locations

Annotation:Monsters Love Colors was Mike Austin's first monster story and now they're back for the biggest adventure yet... SCHOOL! Ages 5 and under

The Pout-pout Fish Goes to School
The Pout-pout Fish Goes to School By Diesen, Deborah (Book - 2014 ) E DIESEN Available in some locations Holds: 2 on 48 copies

Annotation:The Pout-Pout Fish is back and facing a big scary school at his pout-pout poutiest. It's a though day until he finds where he belongs and then things start looking brighter.

The Day My Mom Came to Kindergarten
The Day My Mom Came to Kindergarten By Fergus, Maureen (Book - 2013 ) E FERGUS Available in some locations

Annotation:Moms can be so embarrassing! This clever book puts mom in the position of making all sorts of mistakes when she visits Kindergarten for the day. Her daughter gets to help her learn correct behavior. If you like this story you should read Bea and Mr. Jones by Amy Schwartz. Ages 5 and under

Kindergarten, Here I Come!
Kindergarten, Here I Come! By Steinberg, David, 1962- (Book - 2012 ) E STEINBERG Available in some locations

Annotation:All the basics of Kindergarten are spelled out in this bright and positive story. Ages 5 and under

I'm your Bus
I'm your Bus By Singer, Marilyn (Book - 2009 ) E SINGER Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 30 copies

Annotation:In rhyming text, a school bus describes its busy day transporting children to and from school. Ages 5 and under

The Bus Stop
The Bus Stop By Stoeke, Janet Morgan (Book - 2007 ) E STOEKE Available in some locations

Annotation:Kindergartners gather for their exciting first ride on the school bus. Ages 5 and under

School Bus
School Bus By Crews, Donald (Book - 1984 ) E CREWS Available in some locations

Annotation:This simple story follows the progress of school buses as they take children to school and bring them home again. Ages 5 and under

Cornelius P. Mud, Are You Ready for School?
Cornelius P. Mud, Are You Ready for School? By Saltzberg, Barney (Book - 2007 ) E SALTZBERG Available in some locations

Annotation:Cornelius the pig has his own style when preparing for school in the morning, but he does not really feel ready until he gets a kiss. Ages 5 and under

Countdown to Kindergarten
Countdown to Kindergarten By McGhee, Alison, 1960- (Book - 2002 ) E MCGHEE Available in some locations

Annotation:Ten days before the start of kindergarten, a preschooler cannot tie her shoes by herself and fears the worst. Ages 5 and under

Dinosaur Starts School
Dinosaur Starts School By Edwards, Pamela Duncan (Book - 2009 ) E EDWARDS Available in some locations

Annotation:Dinosaur worries about the first day of school, but with the help of a reassuring classmate he finds that school can be fun. Ages 5 and under

First Day Jitters
First Day Jitters By Danneberg, Julie, 1958- (Book - 2000 ) E DANNEBERG Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 36 copies

Annotation:Sarah is afraid to start at a new school, but both she and the reader are in for a surprise when she gets to her class. Ages 5 and under

First Day of School
First Day of School By Rockwell, Anne F. (Book - 2011 ) E ROCKWELL Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 54 copies

Annotation:A group of children reminisce about last year’s “first day of school” as they look forward to the new school year. Ages 5 and under

First Grade, Here I Come!
First Grade, Here I Come! By Carlson, Nancy L. (Book - 2006 ) E CARLSON Available in some locations

Annotation:Henry tells his mother that he did not like his first day of first grade, but as he describes what he did and learned, he begins to realize that he might enjoy it after all. Ages 5 and under

I'm Telling You, Dex, Kindergarten Rocks!
I'm Telling You, Dex, Kindergarten Rocks! By Davis, Katie (Book - 2005 ) E DAVIS Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 48 copies

Annotation:Dexter knows everything there is to know about kindergarten and is not at all scared about his first day there, but his stuffed dog, Rufus, is very nervous. Ages 5 and under

Jake Starts School
Jake Starts School By Wright, Michael, 1954- (Book - 2008 ) E WRIGHT Available in some locations

Annotation:No one can pry a frightened Jake away from his parents on the first day of school, and so the three must watch as his classmates have fun until, at the end of the day, his teacher finally gets him to let go. Ages 5 and under

Kindergarten Kids
Kindergarten Kids Riddles, Rebuses, Wiggles, Giggles, and More! By Calmenson, Stephanie (Book - 2005 ) E811.54 CAL Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 14 copies

Annotation:This book includes illustrated poems about a wide variety of activities characteristic of kindergarten. Age 5 and under

Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come!
Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come! By Carlson, Nancy L. (Book - 1999 ) E CARLSON Available in some locations

Annotation:Even though Henry is looking forward to going to kindergarten, he is not sure about staying once he first gets there. Ages 5 and under

Meet Teddy Rex
Meet Teddy Rex By Williams, Bonnie (Book - 2012 ) E WILLIAMS Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 60 copies

Annotation:New student Teddy the Tyrannosaurus Rex learns to use his "inside roar" inside the classroom. Series: Dino School. Ages 5 and under

Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready for Kindergarten
Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready for Kindergarten By Slate, Joseph (Book - 1996 ) E SLATE Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 55 copies

Annotation:Colorful drawings introduce the letters of the alphabet as Miss Bindergarten and her students get ready for kindergarten. Ages 5 and under

Monster School
Monster School First Day Frights By Keane, David, 1965- (Book - 2012 ) E KEANE Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 78 copies

Annotation:On his first day at a new school, Norm, a regular boy, has trouble fitting in with his monstrous classmates. Ages 5 and under

Ms. Bitsy Bat's Kindergarten
Ms. Bitsy Bat's Kindergarten By Edwards, Pamela Duncan (Book - 2005 ) E EDWARDS Available in some locations

Annotation:The new kindergarten teacher at Oak Tree School is a bat, and she quickly makes all the students feel at home. Ages 5 and under

My Kindergarten
My Kindergarten By Wells, Rosemary (Book - 2004 ) E WELLS Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 29 copies

Annotation:It's the first day of school, and Emily and her friends are welcomed into the exciting world of Kindergarten by Miss Cribbage. Ages 5 and under

Off to First Grade
Off to First Grade By Borden, Louise (Book - 2008 ) E BORDEN Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 29 copies

Annotation:Each member of a first grade class, as well as their teacher, principal, and a bus driver, expresses excitement, worry, or hope as the first day of school begins.

Rocking in My School Shoes
Rocking in My School Shoes By Litwin, Eric (Book - 2011 ) E LITWIN Available in some locations Holds: 6 on 65 copies

Annotation:Pete the cat wears his school shoes when visiting the library, the lunchroom, the playground, and more while singing his special song. Ages 5 and under

A Place Called Kindergarten
A Place Called Kindergarten By Harper, Jessica (Book - 2006 ) E HARPER Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 26 copies

Annotation:Wondering why their friend Tommy has not come to the barn at his usual time, the animals become alarmed when the dog tells them that he has gone to a place called "Kindergarten." Age 5 and under

Ready and Waiting for You
Ready and Waiting for You By Moreillon, Judi (Book - 2013 ) E MOREILLON Available in some locations

Annotation:First day fears are overcome with the help of a full cast of bright and happy characters. The focus is all on the positive thrills of starting school.

Sea Monster's First Day
Sea Monster's First Day By Messner, Kate (Book - 2011 ) E MESSNER Available in some locations

Annotation:A young sea monster experiences his first day of school and, after a rocky start, he makes friends and has fun. Ages 5 and under

This School Year Will Be the Best!
This School Year Will Be the Best! By Winters, Kay (Book - 2010 ) E WINTERS Available in some locations

Annotation:When a teacher asks her students on the first day of school what they wish for in the coming year, the answers range from having a good school picture to receiving a perfect report card. Ages 5 and under.

What A Day It Was at School!
What A Day It Was at School! Poems By Prelutsky, Jack (Book - 2006 ) J811.54 PRE Available in some locations

Annotation:Through 16 silly poems, Prelutsky shares his hilarious views and the triumphs everyone has experienced at school, from science projects gone awry to field trips and dreaded fractions. Age 6 - 8

Amelia Bedelia's First Day of School
Amelia Bedelia's First Day of School By Parish, Herman (Book - 2009 ) E PARISH Available in some locations Holds: 2 on 60 copies

Annotation:A literal-minded first-grader's first day of school is filled with confusing adventures, much to her delight. Ages 6-8

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Counting down the days to the first day school? Check out some of these books to help get your school adventurer excited and build up some confidence.


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