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Wing, Natasha

Summary: In rhyming text based on "The Night Before Christmas," Billy is too nervous to sleep the night before he begins preschool, but a kind teacher and new friends fill the day with fun.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD WIN

Silvestro, Annie

Summary: "Rosie can't wait to start kindergarten--she's had her pencils sharpened and her backpack ready for weeks. But suddenly, on the night before the big day, her tummy hurts. Rosie's mom reassures her that it's just butterflies in her belly, and she'll feel better soon. Much to Rosie's surprise, when she says hello to a new friend on the bus, a butterfly flies out of her mouth! As the day goes on,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books, an imprint of Sterling Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SIL

Rockwell, Anne F.

Summary: Mrs. Madoff's students compare notes about getting ready for their first day of school after vacation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Rockwell 2011

Rose, Nancy (Nancy Patricia)

Summary: As summer comes to an end, Mr. Peanuts helps his friend, Rosie, prepare her classroom and the school for the students' return.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC ROS

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ROS

Zoehfeld, Kathleen Weidner.

Summary: Christopher Robin is going away to school and Pooh and his friends wonder if they can go, so Christopher teaches them all about the first day of school.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Press 1997

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1 available in Kids' Favorite Characters, Call number: JE WAL

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ZOE

Summary: It's the first day of school at Frederick Douglass Elementary and everyone's just a little bit nervous, especially the school itself. What will the children do once they come? Will they like the school? Will they be nice to him? The school has a rough start, but as the day goes on, he soon recovers when he sees that he's not the only one going through first-day jitters.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV SCH

Goodman, Jenniphr.

Summary: When a young elephant is apprehensive about his first day of school, his parents show him how much fun school can be.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Boyds Mills Press 2001

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC GOO

Willems, Mo

Summary: The pigeon must go to school, but frets about math, learning the alphabet, heavy backpacks, and what the teacher and other birds will think of him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion Books for Children 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC WIL

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Willems 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE WIL

Jakubowski, Michele.

Summary: It is the first day of third grade and sassy Sydney and the new boy Sidney are not only neighbors, they are in the same class, so mix-ups are inevitable--but they soon find they share some common interests, including a love for Halloween.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC JAK

Griffin, Molly Beth

Summary: Stella the Mouse, Nico the Toad, Delilah the Spider, and Bo the Parakeet are all delighted that today is the first day of school, and the children will be back--but some of the children, the new ones, seem nervous and unhappy, so the four school friends set out to find some way to make those children feel welcome.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE GRI

Sanders, Rob

Summary: Ruby Rose loves to dance... while she's brushing her teeth, while she's eating her breakfast, and even on her way to class. But there's NO DANCING at school! Or is there? With a little luck and a lot of rhythm, Ruby Rose finds a way to get everyone up on their dancing feet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC SAN

Ornstein, Mike

Summary: After his parrot companion flies away, a rough and tough pirate experiences anxiety on his first day as a school bus driver, echoing some of the concerns expressed by the young students in his care.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2018

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Kann, Victoria

Summary: "It's the first day of school, and that means a brand-new teacher, Ms. Penny! Pinkalicious misses her old teacher until she comes up with an idea to make the classroom feel a little more familiar and a lot more pinkerrific" --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE KAN

Plourde, Lynn

Summary: A cautious mouse named Tiny gives advice to his best friend, an exuberant hippopotamus named Penelope, on such things as what to wear and what to take for show-and-tell on the first day of school.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney/Hyperion Books 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE PLO

Neubecker, Robert

Summary: "Two seasonally-opposed siblings face the end of summer with both joy and dread. But as Sister shares her enthusiasm for fall, school, and everything they encompass, Brother's own excitement grows in this celebratory picture book"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney-Hyperion 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE NEU

Yolen, Jane

Summary: A young fish confidently begins his first day of school, but soon faces fear, anger, and other emotions by counting to ten, thinking of calm seas, and making a new friend.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Spotlight 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN YOL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN Yol

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR Green Yolen 2019

Lazar, Tara

Summary: Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls of all ages! It's the most amazing day on earth: the first day of school! It can be a daunting prospect, but don't worry - your big brother can show you the ropes. Join a nervous boy and his enthusiastic older brother as they navigate the highs and lows of a first day at school . . . except this school is a big top, and the teacher is named Miss Stupendous,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tundra Books 2019

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Beebe, Katy

Summary: "Khepri, who lives in ancient Egypt, begins to feel nervous as he and his father travel to Thebes for Khepri's first day of scribe school"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE BEE

McCarty, Peter.

Summary: On the first day of school, Henry the cat vies for the attention of the most amazing girl in class, Chloe Rabbit.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer & Bray 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MCC

McQuinn, Anna

Summary: Lola meets new friends and tries many new things on her fun but exhausting first day of school.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2019

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Grogan, John

Summary: Marley the rambunctious dog sniffs his way to Cassie's school and spreads chaos as he searches for her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2009

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E Gro

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE GRO

Hapka, Cathy.

Summary: The first day of school becomes chaotic when third-grader Will's younger brother, Steve, arrives for kindergarten. Will should be excited to start third grade. But his little brother, Steve, is starting kindergarten. The same laugh-out-loud writing and hilarious illustrations that brought us How Not to Babysit Your Brother now portray the tribulations and embarrassments of starting school with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE HAP

Ganz-Schmitt, Sue

Summary: A young child imagines going off to Kindergarten as a journey to another planet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E GAN

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE GAN

Ganz-Schmitt, Sue.

Summary: A young child imagines going off to Kindergarten as a journey to another planet.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J ORANGE PLA