School

A Book of Coupons

By Susie Hoch Morgenstern

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Elderly Monsieur Noel, the very unconventional new eighth-grade teacher, gives coupon books for such things as dancing in class and sleeping late, which are bound to get him in trouble with the military discipline of Principal Incarnation Perez.
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The Principal's New Clothes

By Stephanie Calmenson

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In this version of the Andersen tale the vain principal of P.S. 88 is persuaded by two tailors that they will make him an amazing, one-of-a-kind, suit that will be visible only to intelligent people who are good at their jobs.
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Stuart Goes to School

By Sara Pennypacker

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Worried about his first day at a new school, eight-year-old Stuart wears his magic cape and hopes that it will help him. Suggested for ages 6-9.
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Get Ready for Second Grade, Amber Brown!

By Paula Danzinger

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Amber is nervous about starting second grade with a new teacher, especially since mean Hannah Burton is in the same class. JBR Dan
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Ella the Elegant Elephant

By Carmela and Steven D'Amico

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Ella is nervous about the first day of school in her new town, but wearing her grandmother's good luck hat makes her feel better--until the other students tease her and call her names. JE Fic D'Am
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Velma Gratch & the Way Cool Butterfly

By Alan Madison and Kevin Hawkes (Illustrator)

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Velma starts first grade in the shadow of her memorable older sisters, and while her newfound interest in butterflies helps her to stand out, it also leads to an interesting complication. JE Fic Mad
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The Bus for Us

By Suzanne Bloom

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On her first day of school, Tess wonders what the school bus will look like. JE Fic Blo

Suggested for ages 1 - 6

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