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10 books about starting kindergarten
Pick up one of these featured titles on starting kindergarten in May 2021.
Kindergarten, Here I Come! by D.J. Steinberg
Category: New Experiences
This book was published 9 years ago by Grosset & Dunlap and takes approximately 1.1 hours to read.
Follows a child through kindergarten, from checking off a list of supplies for the first day through saying goodbye to the teacher on the last one.
The Night Before Kindergarten by Natasha Wing
Category: New Experiences
This book was published 20 years ago by Grosset & Dunlap and takes approximately 1.1 hours to read.
In the narrative tradition of "The Night Before Christmas," shows children from all over town preparing for their first day of kindergarten, imagining what wonders they will see.
On the First Day of Kindergarten by Tish Rabe
This book was published 5 years ago by HarperCollins and takes approximately 1.1 hours to read.
Perfect for nervous/excited kids about to go to kindergarten (and their parents!). This engaging adaptation of “The Twelve Days of Christmas” convinces parents and children alike that there is no place cooler than a kindergarten classroom. On the first day of kindergarten, there’s so much to do! From making new friends to jumping rope in gym to riding the bus to school, there are lots of exciting firsts to look forward to. Even though saying good-bye to Mom and Dad is hard, when the school bus pulls up, it’s time to begin kindergarten fun. Tish Rabe is a seasoned children’s book author with over 160 titles, including ones for Sesame Street and Curious George, under her belt. Like Natasha Wing with The Night Before Christmas, Rabe puts a novel spin on a first-day-of-school classic with On the First Day of Kindergarten. And don't miss the follow-up: On the First Day of First Grade!
The Pigeon HAS to Go to School! by Mo Willems
This book was published 2 years ago by Hyperion Books for Children and takes approximately 1.3 hours to read.
Why 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!
Clifford Goes to Kindergarten by Norman Bridwell
This book was published 6 years ago by Scholastic Inc. and takes approximately 1.1 hours to read.
"Clifford joins Emily Elizabeth for her first day of kindergarten! Emily Elizabeth is nervous about making new friends and missing home. But with Clifford by her side in class to sing songs and play games, Emily Elizabeth learns how much fun kindergarten can be!"--Page  of cover.
Curious George's First Day of School by H. A. Rey
Category: Apes & Monkeys
This book was published 16 years ago by HMH Books for Young Readers and takes approximately 0.8 hours to read.
When Curious George attends the first day of school as a special helper, he winds up creating a big mess.
We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.
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