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Starting School     View List as Printable PDF

Amanda Pig, School Girl

Amanda Pig, School Girl
by Van Leeuwen, Jean
JEASY VAN READER
Amanda Pig's first day of school is every bit as wonderful as she always hoped it would be.

Annabelle Swift, Kindergartner

Annabelle Swift, Kindergartner
by Schwartz, Amy
JEASY SCH
Although some of the things her older sister taught her at home seem a little unusual at school, other lessons help make Annabelle's first day in kindergarten a success.

Back to School for Rotten Ralph

Back to School for Rotten Ralph
by Gantos, Jack
JEASY GAN
Afraid of being left alone, Rotten Ralph, the nasty red cat, follows Sarah to school and tries to prevent her from making new friends.

Back to School Tortoise

Back to School Tortoise
by George, Lucy M.
JEASY GEO
Summer is over and Tortoise must summon the courage to go back to school.

Baldomero Va a la Escuela

Baldomero Va a la Escuela
by Broutin, Alain
JEASY BRO


Benjamin Bigfoot

Benjamin Bigfoot
by Serfozo, Mary
JEASY SER
Because he feels big when he wears his father's shoes, a little boy wants to wear them when he begins kindergarten.

Bernard Goes to School

Bernard Goes to School
by Goodman, Joan E.
JEASY GOO
When a young elephant is apprehensive about his first day of school, his parents show him how much fun school can be.

Brand-new Pencils, Brand-new Books

Brand-new Pencils, Brand-new Books
by De Groat, Diane
JEASY DEG
Gilbert's excitement over starting first grade turns to worry that the teacher will be mean, the work too hard, and his classmates too unfriendly, but throughout the day there are pleasant surprises.

Bye, Bye!

Bye, Bye!
by Kaufmann, Nancy
JEASY KAU
On the first day of school, Piggy has a difficult time letting his father go, but after he does, Piggy is in for a pleasant surprise.

Countdown to kindergarten

Countdown to kindergarten
by McGhee, Alison
JEASY MCG
Ten days before the start of kindergarten, a preschooler can not tie her shoes by herself and fears the worst.

D.W.'s Guide to Preschool

D.W.'s Guide to Preschool
by Brown, Marc Tolon
JEASY BRO
D.W., Arthur's little sister, tells all about what it is like to be in preschool, including essential information about such topics as bathroom breaks, storing things in a cubbie, and sharing at play time.

Dustin's Big School Day

Dustin's Big School Day
by Carter, Alden R
JEASY CAR
Second-grader Dustin, who has Down syndrome, anticipates the arrival of two very special guests at his school one day.

Eddie Gets Ready for School

Eddie Gets Ready for School
by Milgrim, David
JEASY MIL
As young Eddie goes through his checklist to get ready for school, his mother does not agree with all of his choices.

Eduardo: el Primer  Día de Colegio

Eduardo: el Primer Día de Colegio
by Wells, Rosemary
JEASY WEL


Edward Unready for School

Edward Unready for School
by Wells, Rosemary

Edward, a shy, young bear unready for play school, feels out of place surrounded by students who are ready, busy, and happy.

Elizabeti's School

Elizabeti's School
by Stuve-Bodeen, Stephanie
JEASY
Although she enjoys her first day at school, Elizabeti misses her family and wonders if it wouldn't be better to stay home.

Emily's First 100 Days of School

Emily's First 100 Days of School
by Wells, Rosemary
JEASY WEL
Starting with number one for the first day of school, Emily learns the numbers to one hundred in many different ways.

First Day of School

First Day of School
by Rockwell, Anne F.
JEASY ROC
Mrs. Madoff's students compare notes about getting ready for their first day of school after vacation.

First Day, Hooray!

First Day, Hooray!
by Poydar, Nancy
JEASY POY
All over town, Ivy Green and her bus driver and her teacher and the other school employees get ready for the first day of school.

First Grade Jitters

First Grade Jitters
by Quackenbush, Robert M.
JEASY QUA
A small boy wonders what first grade will be like, but is not sure that he wants to find out.

First Graders from Mars. Episode 1: Horus's Horrible Day

First Graders from Mars. Episode 1: Horus's Horrible Day
by Corey, Shana
JEASY COR
As the school year begins on Mars, Horus the Martian gets off to a rocky start, but soon discovers that first grade is not really as bad as he thought.

Follow the Line to School

Follow the Line to School
by Ljungkvist, Laura
JEASY LJU
Encourages young readers to follow the line as it travels through a typical school day, including story-time, recess, library time, and show-and-tell.

Franklin Va a la Escuela

Franklin Va a la Escuela
by Bourgeois, Paulette
JEASY BOU
On the first day of school, Franklin is a little nervous, but his teacher, Mr. Owl, knows just what to do.

Froggy Goes to School

Froggy Goes to School
by London, Jonathan
JEASY LON
Froggy is nervous about his first day of school, but, even though it's hard to sit still, he has a wonderful time.

Get Ready for Second Grade, Amber Brown

Get Ready for Second Grade, Amber Brown
by Danziger, Paula
JEASY DAN READER
Amber is nervous about starting second grade with a new teacher, but despite being in the same class as mean Hannah Burton, things turn out just fine.

Going to My Nursery School

Going to My Nursery School
by Kuklin, Susan
J 372.216 Kuk
A little boy describes, in text and photographs, what he does in his nursery school class. Includes information for parents on how to select a nursery school for their children.

I Am Not Going to School Today!

I Am Not Going to School Today!
by Harris, Robie H
JEASY HAR
When a little boy is anxious about his very first day of school, his parents enlist the help of his favorite stuffed animal, Hank, and he discovers that going to school can be fun and exciting.

I Am Too Absolutely Small For School

I Am Too Absolutely Small For School
by Child, Lauren
JEASY CHI
When Lola is worried about starting school, her older brother Charlie reassures her.

I Don't Want To Go Back To School

I Don't Want To Go Back To School
by Russo, Marisabina
JEASY RUS
Despite his older sister's dire warnings of all the terrible things that could go wrong on his first day in the second grade, Ben has a wonderful time.

I Love School!

I Love School!
by Sturges, Philemon
JEASY STU
A brother and sister describe the things they love to do during their day at kindergarten.

I Love You All Day Long

I Love You All Day Long
by Rusackas, Francesca
JEASY RUS
When a little pig worries about being apart from his mother when he goes off to school, she reassures him.

Keisha Ann Can!

Keisha Ann Can!
by Kirk, Daniel
JEASY KIR
Keisha Ann is proud of all the things she can do during her day at school.

Kindergarten Diary

Kindergarten Diary
by Portis, Antoinette
JEASY POR
Annalina's diary entries reflect her feelings and experiences as she goes from being afraid to go to kindergarten to loving it during her first month of school.

Listen for the Bus: David's Story

Listen for the Bus: David's Story
by McMahon, Patricia
JEASY MCM
A real-life look at David, who is blind, as he begins kindergarten.

Little Bear Goes to Kindergarten

Little Bear Goes to Kindergarten
by Langreuter, Jutta
JEASY LAN
Little Bear likes the teacher, other children, and activities on his first day at kindergarten, but he does not want his mother to leave.

Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come!

Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come!
by Carlson, Nancy L.
JEASY CAR
Even though Henry is looking forward to going to kindergarten, he is not sure about staying once he first gets there.

Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come!  = Prepárate, Kindergarten! Allá voy!

Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come! = Prepárate, Kindergarten! Allá voy!
by Carlson, Nancy L.
JEASY CAR
Even though Henry is looking forward to going to kindergarten, he is not sure about staying once he first gets there.

Maisy Goes to Preschool

Maisy Goes to Preschool
by Cousins, Lucy
JEASY COU
Maisy the mouse has a busy day at preschool dancing, painting, singing and doing other things.

Mama, Don't Go!

Mama, Don't Go!
by Wells, Rosemary
JEASY WEL READER
Yoko loves kindergarten, but she doesn't want her mother to leave--until her new friend helps her realize that "mothers always come back."

Marshall Armstrong is New to Our School

Marshall Armstrong is New to Our School
by Mackintosh, David
JEASY MAC
Marshall Armstrong is new to school and definitely stands out from the crowd. So when he invites everyone in class over for his birthday party, it's sure to be a disaster. Or is it?

Meet the Barkers: Morgan and Moffat Go to School

Meet the Barkers: Morgan and Moffat Go to School
by De Paola, Tomie
JEASY DEP
Bossy Moffie and her quiet twin brother Morgie both enjoy starting school, especially getting gold stars and making new friends.

Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready for Kindergarten

Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready for Kindergarten
by Slate, Joseph
JEASY SLA
Introduces the letters of the alphabet as Miss Bindergarten and her students get ready for kindergarten.

Molly Rides the School Bus

Molly Rides the School Bus
by Brillhart, Julie
JEASY BRI
Molly is worried about riding the school bus on her first day of kindergarten, but a friendly older girl helps her adjust.

Moses Goes to School

Moses Goes to School
by Millman, Isaac
JEASY MIL
Moses and his friends enjoy the first day of school at their special school for the deaf and hard of hearing, where they use sign language to talk to each other.

My First Day at Nursery School

My First Day at Nursery School
by Edwards, Becky
JEASY EDW
On the first day of preschool, a little girl misses her mother, but on the second day she is excited to go back.

My Kindergarten

My Kindergarten
by Wells, Rosemary
JEASY WEL


My Name is Yoon

My Name is Yoon
by Recorvits, Helen
JEASY REC
Disliking her name as written in English, Korean-born Yoon, or "shining wisdom," refers to herself as "cat," "bird," and "cupcake," as a way to feel more comfortable in her new school and new country.

Never Spit on Your Shoes

Never Spit on Your Shoes
by Cazet, Denys
JEASY CAZ
First grader Arnie tells his mother about his tiring first day at school, while the illustrations reveal the mayhem he is leaving out of his account.

Off to School, Baby Duck!

Off to School, Baby Duck!
by Hest, Amy
JEASY HES
Baby Duck experiences the fear of the first day of school, but with a little help from Grampa, everything turns out okay in the end.

Oliver Pig at School

Oliver Pig at School
by Van Leeuwen, Jean
JEASY VAN READER
During Oliver Pig's first day at school, he builds with blocks, plays with his toy dinosaur, and makes a new friend.

Primer día en las uvas

Primer día en las uvas
by Pérez, L. King

When Chico starts the third grade after his migrant worker family moves to begin harvesting California grapes, he finds that self confidence and math skills help him cope with the first day of school.

Qué nervios! : el primer día de escuela

Qué nervios! : el primer día de escuela
by Danneberg, Julie
JEASY DAN
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.

Soy demasiado pequeña para ir al colegio : protagonizado por Juan y Totola

Soy demasiado pequeña para ir al colegio : protagonizado por Juan y Totola
by Child, Lauren
JEASY SP CHI
En este libro ilustrado para niños, la niña Tolola tiene muchas razones por las cuales no quiere ir a la escuela por primera vez. Su hermano usa bien la imaginación para convencerla que vaya.

Sparky and Eddie: The First Day of School

Sparky and Eddie: The First Day of School
by Johnston, Tony
JEASY JOH READER
Even though they are not in the same class, two young friends are glad that they decided to give school a try.

Spot va a la escuela

Spot va a la escuela
by Hill, Eric
JEASY SP HIL
A lift-the-flap adventure that tells of Spot's first day in school with his teacher, Ms. Bear, and his classmates, the hippo, alligator, turtle, and monkey.

Starting School

Starting School
by Ahlberg, Janet
JEASY AHL
Introduces the serious and fun activities of students just starting school.

Sumi's First Day of School Ever

Sumi's First Day of School Ever
by Pak, Soyung
JEASY PAK
By the time Sumi finishes her first day of school, she decides that school is not as lonely, scary, or mean as she had thought.

The Bus for Us

The Bus for Us
by Bloom, Suzanne
JEASY BLO
Eagerly awaiting the bus on her first day of school, Tess learns the names of different vehicles from her older friend, Gus.

The Kissing Hand

The Kissing Hand
by Penn, Audrey
JEASY PEN
When Chester the raccoon is reluctant to go to kindergarten for the first time, his mother teaches him a secret way to carry her love with him.

Timoteo va a la escuela

Timoteo va a la escuela
by Wells, Rosemary
JEASY SP WEL


Timothy Goes to School

Timothy Goes to School
by Wells, Rosemary
JEASY WEL
Timothy learns about being accepted and making friends during the first week of his first year at school.

Tiptoe into Kindergarten

Tiptoe into Kindergarten
by Rogers, Jacqueline
JEASY ROG
A young preschooler accompanies her big brother to kindergarten and discovers a fun atmosphere, full of blocks and books, paints and puzzles.

Tom Goes to Kindergarten

Tom Goes to Kindergarten
by Wild, Margaret
JEASY WIL
When Tom, a young panda, goes to his very first day of kindergarten, his whole family stays and plays and wishes they could be in kindergarten too.

Tucker's Four-Carrot School Day

Tucker's Four-Carrot School Day
by Winget, Susan
JEASY WIN
The start of Tucker the rabbit's first day of kindergarten is rocky, but making new friends helps change his attitude toward school.

Un Beso en mi mano

Un Beso en mi mano
by Penn, Audrey
JEASY SP PENN


Vera's First Day of School

Vera's First Day of School
by Rosenberry, Vera
JEASY ROS
Vera cannot wait for the day when she starts school, but the first day does not go exactly as she has anticipated.

Wanda's First Day

Wanda's First Day
by Sperring, Mark
JEASY SPE
After arriving for her first day of school, Wanda the friendly witch quickly comes to realize that she has been enrolled in a school for fairies and so feels quite out of place in an environment filled with wings and wands.

Welcome to Kindergarten

Welcome to Kindergarten
by Rockwell, Anne F.
JEASY ROC
A boy visits the classroom where he will attend kindergarten the following fall and finds out what is in store for him.

Wemberly Worried

Wemberly Worried
by Henkes, Kevin
JEASY HEN
A mouse named Wemberly, who worries about everything, finds that she has a whole list of things to worry about when she faces the first day of nursery school.

What Did You Do Today? The First Day of School

What Did You Do Today? The First Day of School
by Forward, Toby
JEASY FOR
A child describes the events of the first day of school, from making sandwiches for lunch to holding a parent's hand on the walk home.

When You Go To Kindergarten

When You Go To Kindergarten
by Howe, James
J 372.218 H
Texts and photographs explain what it is like to go to kindergarten.

Will I Have a Friend?

Will I Have a Friend?
by Cohen, Miriam
JEASY COH
Jim's anxieties on his first day of school are happily forgotten when he makes a new friend.

Will You Come Back For Me?

Will You Come Back For Me?
by Tompert, Ann
JEASY TOM
Four-year-old Suki is worried about being left in day care for the first time until her mother reassures her that she loves her and will always return for her.

Wow! School!

Wow! School!
by Neubecker, Robert
JEASY NEU
Izzy finds many things to be excited about on the first day of school.

You Can't Go To School Naked!

You Can't Go To School Naked!
by Billstrom, Dianne

Parents warn their son of all the dangers he may encounter if he goes to school without wearing clothes.