The City Library: Library Journal's Library of the Year 2006
Adding it Up
Timothy and his classmates learn to add and subtract, count from one to twenty, and recognize shapes and patterns. Includes activities. One in a series.
Annabelle Swift, Kindergartner
Although some of the things her older sister taught her at home seem a little strange at school, other lessons help make Annabelle's first day in kindergarten a success.
Chicken Soup with Rice: A Book of Months
Each month gets its own rhythmic poem and accompanying illustration:
Countdown to Kindergarten
Ten days before the start of kindergarten, a preschooler can't tie her shoes by herself and fears the worst.
Emily's First 100 Days of School
Starting with the number one on the first day of school, Emily learns the numbers from one to one hundred.
First Day Jitters
Sarah is afraid to start school, but she's in for a surprise when she gets to
Froggy Goes to School
Froggy is nervous about his first day of school, but, even though it is hard to sit still, he has a wonderful time.
From the Garden: A Counting Book about Growing Food
Introduces the numbers one through twelve as family members pick a variety of vegetables from the garden. Readers are invited to find hidden numbers on an illustrated activity page.
I Am Too Absolutely Small for School
Lola is worried about starting school, but her older brother Charlie reassures her. One in a series.
I Love School!
A brother and sister describe the things they love to do during their day in kindergarten.
If You Take a Mouse to School
Follows a boy and his mouse through a busy day at school. One in a series.
Dexter knows everything there is to know about kindergarten so he isn't scared about his first day there, but his stuffed dog, Rufus, is very nervous.
The Kissing Hand
When Chester is reluctant to go to kindergarten for the first time, his mother teaches him a secret way to take her love along.
Letters and Sounds
Timothy and his kindergarten classmates learn about the alphabet, sounds, rhyming, and other concepts. One in a series.
Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come!
Even though Henry is looking forward to going to kindergarten, he's not sure about staying once he gets there.
Mama, Don't Go!
Yoko loves kindergarten, but she doesn't want her mother to leave--until a new friend helps her realize that "mothers always come back." One in a series.
Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready for Kindergarten
Introduces the letters of the alphabet as Miss Bindergarten and her students get ready for kindergarten. First in a series.
My Five Senses
A simple presentation of the five senses demonstrates the ways they are used.
One Giant Splash: A Counting Book about the Ocean
Uses marine animals to count down from twelve to one. One in a series.
T is for Teachers: A School Alphabet
An A-to-Z picture book about school. Letter topics on each page include the alphabet, kindergarten, books, the librarian, and the principal.
Tom Goes to Kindergarten
When a young panda goes to his first day of kindergarten, his whole family stays and plays, wishing they could be in kindergarten too.
A mouse who worries about everything, finds that she has a whole list of things to worry about when she faces her first day of school.
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