All Welcome Here

All Welcome HereThe bus door swishesOpen, an invitation.Someone is not sure n nThe first day of school and all its excitement, challenges, and yes, anxieties, are celebrated here in connected haiku poems A diverse cast of characters all start and finish their first days of school, and have experiences that a

You Matter

You MatterThey All Saw a Cat meets The Important Book in this sensitive and impactful picture book about seeing the world from different points of view by Caldecott and Coretta Scott King Honoree Christian Robinson.In this full, bright, and beautiful picture book, many different perspectives around the world

The Day You Begin

The Day You BeginNational Book Award winner Jacqueline Woodson and two time Pura Belpre Illustrator Award winner Rafael Lopez have teamed up to create a poignant, yet heartening book about finding courage to connect, even when you feel scared and alone n n There will be times when you walk into a room and no one ther

All Are Welcome

All Are WelcomeA warm, welcoming picture book that celebrates diversity and gives encouragement and support to all kids n nFollow a group of children through a day in their school, where everyone is welcomed with open arms A school where kids in patkas, hijabs, and yamulkes play side by side with friends in baseba

We Don't Eat Our Classmates

We Don't Eat Our ClassmatesPenelope the dinosaur starts school, but it s hard to make friends when her classmates are so delicious n nIt s the first day of school for Penelope Rex, and she can t wait to meet her classmates But it s hard to make human friends when they re so darn delicious That is, until Penelope gets a taste

If I Built a School

If I Built a SchoolIn this exuberant companion to If I Built a Car, a boy fantasizes about his dream school from classroom to cafeteria to library to playground n nMy school will amaze you My school will astound.By far the most fabulous school to be found Perfectly planned and impeccably clean.On a scale, 1 to 10, it

Pirates Don't Go to Kindergarten!

Pirates Don't Go to Kindergarten!Yo, ho, ho It s a mutiny against kindergarten n nPirate Emma is about to start kindergarten But Emma s not so sure she s ready for a new captain and crew Especially since Cap n Chu the roughest, toughest, awesomest preschool cap n ever is right down the hall So Emma decides to head back to the pr

Dory Fantasmagory: the Real True Friend

Dory Fantasmagory: the Real True FriendThe star of Dory Fantasmagory is heading to school Her older siblings, Luke and Violet, warn her to leave her imaginary friend, Mary, at home or better yet, leave her whole imagination at home Dory is determined to behave like a regular old girl who never gets in trouble, but on her very first d

A Friend for Henry

A Friend for HenryIn Classroom Six, second left down the hall, Henry has been on the lookout for a friend A friend who shares A friend who listens Maybe even a friend who likes things to stay the same and all in order, as Henry does But on a day full of too close and too loud, when nothing seems to go right, will

The King of Kindergarten

The King of KindergartenA confident little boy takes pride in his first day of kindergarten n nThe morning sun blares through your window like a million brass trumpets.It sits and shines behind your head like a crown Mommy says that today, you are going to be the King of Kindergarten n nStarting kindergarten is a big miles

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to School...

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to School...First, some giant ants steal breakfast.Then there are the evil ninjas, massive ape, mysterious mole people, giant blob, and countless other daunting and astonishing detours along the way to school Are these excuses really why this student is late Or is there another explanation that is even

All Welcome Here

All Welcome HereThe bus door swishesOpen, an invitation.Someone is not sure n nThe first day of school and all its excitement, challenges, and yes, anxieties, are celebrated here in connected haiku poems A diverse cast of characters all start and finish their first days of school, and have experiences that a

Take Your Pet to School Day

Take Your Pet to School DayWouldn t it be fun to bring your pet to school Now imagine if EVERYONE brought their pet to school That s exactly what happens in this hilarious picture book and it gets pretty wild A lighthearted way to tackle classroom etiquette with new students n nWhen pets show up with their kids at Maple Vi

Big Boys Cry

Big Boys CryLet boys cry This picture book imagines a world in which boys are encouraged to express their full range of emotions n nIt s Levi s first day at a new school, and he s scared When his father tries to comfort Levi, he falls back on the line his own father used to use with him Big boys don t cry.

School's First Day of School

School's First Day of SchoolIt s the first day of school at Frederick Douglass Elementary and everyone s just a little bit nervous, especially the school.

Bunny's Book Club Goes to School

Bunny's Book Club Goes to Schooln Bunny and his forest friends from Bunny s Book Club are back And this time they re heading to class to make sure their young friend has the best first day of school ever n n nBunny and his forest friends meet at the town library every Saturday morning for book club But one summer day, their libra