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A great gift for tiny go-getters and big dreamers!
Join the call for a better world with this New York Times bestselling picture book about a school where diversity and inclusion are celebrated. Perfect for every kid, family or classroom!
In our classroom safe and sound.
Fears are lost and hope is found.
Award-winning creator Selina Alko's One Golden Rule at School is a charming story that's two books in one—a counting book and a school primer for little ones.
Young children experience a day of preschool, beginning with morning meeting, story time, and art projects, then on to outside play, puzzles, and snack and nap time, ending with a heartwarming golden rule.
As Mae's first day of school approaches she decides she IS. NOT. GOING. School is scary! What if the other kids don't like her? Or what if she's the only one who doesn't know how to write? Or what if she misses her mom? Mae's anxiety only builds as she walks to school. But then she meets Rosie and Ms. Pearl.$18.99ISBN: 9780062667137Availability: Not In Stock - Usually Available in 1-5 DaysPublished: Balzer + Bray - March 3rd, 2020
From the #1 New York Times bestselling creators of I Am Enough comes an empowering follow-up that celebrates every child’s limitless potential.
I Believe I Can is an affirmation for boys and girls of every background to love and believe in themselves.$17.99ISBN: 9781547602612Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Bloomsbury Children's Books - July 7th, 2020
This exuberant celebration of the first day of school illustrated by award-winning illustrator Frank Morrison will have every kid cheering for school to begin!$17.99ISBN: 9780062322340Availability: Not In Stock - Usually Available in 1-5 DaysPublished: HarperCollins - June 18th, 2019
Cheer along with Hannah Sparkles on her first day of school!
Hannah Sparkles and her best friend, Sunny Everbright, are ready for first grade. Their day starts as perfect as pom-poms...until Hannah and Sunny are seated far apart in the classroom. Even worse, Hannah is having trouble making new friends.$16.95ISBN: 9781454921196Availability: Not In Stock - Usually Available in 1-5 DaysPublished: Sterling Children's Books - May 7th, 2019
The first day of school is exciting--but it can be scary, too Meet Rosie, a brand-new student who just happens to have butterflies in her stomach."Silvestro and Chen take a common figure of speech and transform it, literally, into a lovely expression of a universal experience." --Kirkus
"A cheering first-day story." --Publishers Weekly$18.99ISBN: 9780399246531Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Nancy Paulsen Books - August 28th, 2018
A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!
Featured in its own episode in the Netflix original show Bookmarks: Celebrating Black Voices!$17.99ISBN: 9781524740740Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Nancy Paulsen Books - July 2nd, 2019
A New York Times bestseller!
A confident little boy takes pride in his first day of kindergarten, by the Newbery Honor-winning author of Crown.
The 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!$17.99ISBN: 9781524787042Availability: Not In Stock - Usually Available in 1-5 DaysPublished: Penguin Workshop - January 14th, 2020
In a follow-up to Tomorrow I'll Be Brave, award-winning illustrator Jessica Hische brings to life another series of inspirational words and scenes with her lovely hand-lettering and adorable illustrations. This uplifting and positive book encourages kids to promise that tomorrow, they will be grateful, helpful, and kind.
Tomorrow I'll be everything$17.99ISBN: 9781933718002Availability: Not In Stock - Usually Available in 1-5 DaysPublished: Tanglewood - October 15th, 1993
School is starting in the forest, but Chester Raccoon does not want to go. To help ease Chester's fears, Mrs. Raccoon shares a family secret called the Kissing Hand to give him the reassurance of her love any time his world feels a little scary.$17.99ISBN: 9780735228559Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Dial Books - July 7th, 2020
First-day-of-school jitters have never been funnier or more reassuring than in this picture book by the New York Times bestselling author Jory John and critically acclaimed illustrator Liz Climo$17.99ISBN: 9781368003551Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Disney-Hyperion - June 19th, 2018It'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 of her own medicine and finds she may not be at the top of the food chain after all. . .$16.99ISBN: 9780374312862Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - April 7th, 2020
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In A Book for Escargot, the standalone sequel to Escargot--written by award-winning and New York Times-bestselling author Dashka Slater and illustrated by Sydney Hanson--we follow a funny and charming French snail through a library to find the book of his dreams.
Bonjour!$18.99ISBN: 9781250229779Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Imprint - June 16th, 2020
A boy overcomes his first-day-of-school fears by imagining It's Not a School Bus, It's a Pirate Ship! Set sail on the high-seas with him in this picture book adventure by writer Mickey Rapkin and illustrator Teresa Martinez!
The first day of school means the first ride on the school bus. But who will I sit with? What if no one talks to me?$17.99ISBN: 9780525552918Availability: Not In Stock - Usually Available in 1-5 DaysPublished: Dial Books - August 13th, 2019
In this exuberant companion to If I Built a Car, a boy fantasizes about his dream school--from classroom to cafeteria to library to playground.
My 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's more like 15!$16.99ISBN: 9781368046459Availability: Not In Stock - Usually Available in 1-5 DaysPublished: Hyperion Books for Children - July 2nd, 2019Why does the Pigeon have to go to school? He already knows everything! And what if he doesn't like it? What if the teacher doesn't like him? What if he learns TOO MUCH!?!Ask not for whom the school bell rings; it rings for the Pigeon!$17.99ISBN: 9780316376570Availability: Not In Stock - Usually Available in 1-5 DaysPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - July 7th, 2015
The first hilarious story in the New York Times bestselling Magnolia Says DON'T! series about a charismatic kid who's got a terrific knack for terrible ideas!$4.99ISBN: 9780063055773Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HarperCollins - June 2nd, 2020
Sing along with Baby Shark! This storybook is a fun way to help little ones remember an important part of staying safe, especially as they return to daycare and classrooms.