Timothy is very excited about starting school until he meets Claude, a student who wears all the right clothes and says all the right things. Timothy is feeling down, but then he meets Violet, a girl who's having the same problem with her seatmate, Grace.
Stuart's got problems. It's raining. He's bored. And worst of all, he's new in town, so he's got a lot to worry about. But what does a kid like Stuart need in order to have an adventure...and to stop worrying? A cape, of course!
Yoon's name means "Shining Wisdom," and when she writes it in Korean, it looks happy, like dancing figures. But her father tells her that she must learn to write it in English. In English, all the lines and circles stand alone, which is just how Yoon feels in the United States.
It's the first day of kindergarten and Miss Bindergarten is hard at work getting the classroom ready for her twenty-six new students. Meanwhile, Adam Krupp wakes up, Brenda Heath brushes her teeth, and Christopher Beaker finds his sneaker.
Meet Moffat and Morgan as they get ready for their first day at school. They may be twins, and in the same class, but they don't do everything the same. Moffat earns gold stars, while Morgan makes new friends. By the end of the first week, each learns from the other.
It's the first day of school and Froggy is more than a little nervous. When he tries to pour the milk on his breakfast bowl of flies, the carton flies out of his hands. Will he ever pull himself together in time to make it to the classroom?
It's Sammy the shark's first day at school and he's very excited. Sammy promises his mother that he will be good, but when Sammy gets excited, he BITES things! Can he get through the day without causing too much trouble?
Find out if Sammy can keep his promise!
David's teacher has her hands full. From running in the halls to chewing gum in class, David's high-energy antics fill each school day with trouble, and are sure to bring a smile to even the best-behaved reader.
It's just ten days before kindergarten, and this little girl has heard all there is to know — from a first grader — about what it's going to be like. You can't bring your cat, you can't bring a stuffed animal, and the number one rule? You can't ask anyone for help. Ever.
Emily Elizabeth is taking Clifford to dog school. His teacher tries to show Clifford how to heel. But the leash is too short and she's swept off her feet. Then she tells Clifford to sit. He sits — on top of a passing stranger!
Has Amelia Bedelia always been so mixed up? It looks like it! Now, for the first time, readers can meet her as a kid on her first day of school, where they'll find that Amelia has always taken everything literally. The bus driver tells her to jump off the bus (so she takes a running start).
It's the night before preschool, and a little boy named Billy is so nervous he can't fall asleep. The friends he makes the next day at school give him a reason not to sleep the next night either. He's so excited about going back!
Here is the story of a little raccoon who confronts the first day of school and needs reassurance. Mother Raccoon finds an unforgettable way of communicating the message that everyone most needs to hear.