Starting School

Do you have a little one heading off to school for the first time this year? Soothe his or her fears with books that explore the transition and delight in the new experience.

Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready for Kindergarten

By Joseph Slate

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While the children wake up and get ready for school, their teacher is unpacking books, setting out the blocks and paints and decorating the classroom.

Suggested for ages 4 - 6

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One Happy Classroom

By Charnan Simon

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Count the apples, students and more in this cheerful introduction to kindergarten.

Suggested for ages 3 - 6

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Sparky and Eddie: The First Day of School

By Tony Johnston

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Oh no! Best friends Sparky and Eddie are not in the same class this year!

Suggested for ages 5 - 8

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Wemberly Worried

By Kevin Henkes

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Wemberly worries about everything, but she's especially worried about the first day of preschool.

Suggested for ages 4 - 7

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When You Go to Kindergarten

By James Howe

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What to expect on the first day of kindergarten, in words and photographs.

Suggested for ages 4 - 6

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Will I Have a Friend?

By Miriam Cohen

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On his first day of kindergarten, Jim hopes to find a friend.

Suggested for ages 3 - 6

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