Book Reviews

The Day My Mom Came to Kindergarten Book Poster Image
age 4+
Kindergarten jitters flipped in cute story of mom at school.
By Maureen Fergus, Mike Lowery
(2013)
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Curious George's First Day of School Book Poster Image
age 4+
George makes school silly and fun.
By Margret Rey, H. A. Rey
(2005)
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The Astonishing Secret of Awesome Man Book Poster Image
age 4+
Exciting look at the fun (and fatigue) of being a superhero.
By Michael Chabon
(2011)
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Fancy Nancy: Poet Extraordinaire! Book Poster Image
age 4+
Fabulous, fancy primer on poetry sure to get kids writing.
By Jane O'Connor
(2010)
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Off to First Grade Book Poster Image
age 4+
Kids from A to Z get ready for first grade fun.
By Louise Borden
(2008)
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Happy School Year! Book Poster Image
age 4+
A great way to address kids' first-day jitters.
By Susan Milord
(2008)
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The Girl in the Castle Inside the Museum Book Poster Image
age 4+
Wistful fantasy weaves a mesmerizing spell.
By Kate Bernheimer
(2008)
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Off to Kindergarten Book Poster Image
age 4+
Playful rhyming story for jittery new students.
By Tony Johnston
(2007)
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Knight at Dawn (Magic Tree House, Book 2) Book Poster Image
age 4+
Predictable -- choose other books in this series.
By Mary Pope Osborne
(1993)
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Dinosaurs Before Dark (Magic Tree House, Book 1) Book Poster Image
age 4+
Mild time-travel adventure.
By Mary Pope Osborne
(1992)
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Mummies in the Morning (Magic Tree House, Book 3) Book Poster Image
age 4+
Exciting time travel to Egypt.
By Mary Pope Osborne
(1993)
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Bartholomew and the Oobleck Book Poster Image
age 4+
A joyful read-aloud with a message.
By Dr. Seuss
(1949)
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Chrysanthemum Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Cute story about the perils of an unusual name.
By Kevin Henkes
(1999)
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Miss Nelson Has a Field Day Book Poster Image
age 4+
Funny twist will enthrall kids.
By Harry Allard
(1985)
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Miss Nelson Is Missing Book Poster Image
age 4+
Top-notch tale of teacher from the dark side.
By Harry Allard
(1977)
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Miss Nelson Is Back Book Poster Image
age 4+
Humorous tale of mistaken identity.
By Harry Allard
(1982)
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In the Night Kitchen Book Poster Image
age 4+
Sendak's timeless nursery rhyme is a joyride.
By Maurice Sendak
(1970)
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Timothy Goes to School Book Poster Image
age 4+
Reassures kids with first-day-of-school jitters.
By Rosemary Wells
(1981)
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Dinosaur Bob and His Adventures With the Family Lazardo Book Poster Image
age 4+
Pet dino makes subtle humor for K and up.
By William Joyce
(1995)
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Hooray for Diffendoofer Day! Book Poster Image
age 4+
Witty ode to unconventional education.
By Dr. Seuss
(1998)
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