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These books will help your child prepare for the first day of school

   Daycare/Preschool    
Carlstrom, Nancy White Giggle-wiggle Wake-up! JE Carlstrom
Codell, Esme It's Time for Preschool JE Codell Esme
Cousins, Lucy Maisy Goes to Preschool JE Cousins
Dewdney, Anna Llama, Llama, Misses Mama JE Dewdney
Goodman, Joan E. Bernard Goes to School JE Goodman
Hays, Anna Ready, Set, Preschool! JE Hays
Henkes, Kevin Wemberly Worried JE Henkes
Hughes, Shirley Bobbo Goes to School JE Hughes Shirley
Kaufmann, Nancy Bye, Bye! JE Kaufmann
Lindgren, Barbro Rosa Goes to Daycare JE Lindgren
Murkoff, Heidi What to Expect at Preschool J649.123 M
Northway, Jennifer See You Later, Mom! JE Northway Jennifer
Onyefulu, Ifeoma Deron Goes to Nursery School J371.216 Onye
Ovenell-Carter, Julie Adam's Daycare JE Ovenall-Carter
Perl, Erica Dotty JE Perl
Rankin, Joan First Day JE Rankin
Reynolds, Adrian Pete and Polo's Big School Adventure JE Reynolds
Rusackas, Francesca I Love You All Day Long JE Rusachas
Szekeres, Cyndy Toby's Alphabet Walk JE Concept S
Wing, Natasha The Night Before Preschool JE Wing Natasha
Zalben, Jane Breskin Don't Go! JE Zalben
     Kindergarten    
Bloom, Suzanne The Bus for Us JE Bloom
Brillhart, Julie Molly Rides the School Bus JE Brillhart
Buzzeo, Toni Adventures Annie Goes to Kindergarten JE Buzzeo Toni
Calmenson, Stephanie Kindergarten Kids J811.54 C
Carlson,  Nancy Henry's Show and Tell JE Carlson
Carlson, Nancy Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come JE Carlson
Davis, Katie I'm Telling You, Dex, Kindergarten Rocks! JE Davis
Edwards, Pamela Ms. Bitsy Bat's Kindergarten JE Edwards
Ganz-Schmitt, Sue Planet Kindergarten JE Ganz-Schmitt Sue
Grindley, Sally It's My School JE Grindley Sally
Harper, Jessica A Place Called Kindergarten JE Harper Jessica
Hays, Anna Kindergarten Countdown JE Hays Anna
Hillenbrand, Will Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush JE Hillenbrand
Johnston, Tony Off To Kindergarten JE Johnston Tony
Kargman, Jill Pirates & Princesses JE Kargman
Klingel, Cynthia Amoroso Kaya's Kindergarten and the Letter K JE Reader Klingel
Lesynski, Loris Zigzag: Zoems for Zindergarten J811.54 L
McCourt, Lisa Ready for Kindergarten Stinky Face? JE Reader McCourt
McGhee, Alison Countdown to Kindergarten JE McGhee
McGinty, Alice Eliza's Kindergarten Surprise JE McGinty
Neubecker, Robert Wow! School! JE Neubecker Robert
Pattison, Darcy 19 Girls and Me JE Pattison Darcy
Penn, Audrey The Kissing Hand JE Penn
Portis, Antoinette Kindergarten Diary JE Portis
Rockwell, Anne Welcome to Kindergarten JE Rockwell

Rogers, Jacqueline

Kindergarten Count to 100 JE Concept R (123's)
Rogers, Jacqueline Tiptoe into Kindergarten JE Rogers
Ruhmann, Karl Who Will Go to School Today? JE Ruhmann
Schwartz, Amy Annabelle Swift, Kindergartner JE Schwartz
Skarmeas, Nancy J. My First Day of School JE Skarmeas
Slate, Joseph Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready for Kindergarten JE Slate
Steinberg, David Kindergarten, Here I Come JE Steinberg
Stoeke, Janet The Bus Stop JE Stoeke
Sturges, Philemon I Love School! JE Sturges
Urdahl, Catherine Polka-dot Fixes Kindergarten JE Urdahl
Vernick, Audrey Is Your Buffalo Ready for Kindergarten? JE Vernick
Wells, Rosemary Hands Off, Harry JE Wells
Wells, Rosemary Mama, Don't Go! JE Reader Wells
Wells, Rosemary Miracle Melts Down JE Wells
Wells, Rosemary My Kindergarten JE Wells
Wild, Margaret Tom Goes to Kindergarten JE Wild
Wing, Natasha The Night Before Kindergarten JE Wing
Winget, Susan Tucker's Four-Carrot School Day JE Winget
Yum, Hyewon Mom, It's My First Day of Kindergarten JE Yum Hyewon
   First Grade   
Borden, Louise Off to First Grade JE Borden Louise
Brenner, Emily On the First Day of Grade School JE Brenner
Carlson, Nancy First Grade, Here I Come! JE Carlson Nancy
Cohen, Miriam First Grade Takes a Test JE Cohen Miriam
Cohen, Miriam Starring First Grade JE Cohen
Corey, Shana First Graders from Mars (series) JE Corey
Johnston, Tony First Grade, Here I Come! JE Johnston Tony
Lasky, Kathry Lunch Bunnies JE Lasky
Madison, Alan Velma Gratch & the Way Cool Butterfly JE Madison Alan
McGhee, Alsion Mrs. Watson Wants Your Teeth JE McGhee
Quackenbush, Robert First Grade Jitters JE Quackenbush
Rodman, Mary First Grade Stinks! JE Rodman Mary
Taulbert, Clifton L. Little Cliff's First Day of School JIF Taulbert
Wing, Natasha The Night Before First Grade JE Wing Natasha
   Second Grade   
Beaty, Andrea Iggy Peck, Architect JE Beaty Andrea
Danziger, Paula Get Ready for Second Grade, Amber Brown JE Reader Danziger
Danziger, Paula Second Grade Rules, Amber Brown JFIC Danziger
Haywood, Carolyn Betsy and Billy JPB Haywood
Nolen, Jerdine Max and Jax in Second Grade JE Reader Nolen Jerdine
Pinkwater, Daniel Second Grade Ape JE Reader Pinkwater Daniel
Russo, Marisabina I Don't Want to Go Back to School JE Russo
Schwartz, Amy Things I Learned in Second Grade JE Schwartz
Schoenberg, Jane The One and Only Stuey Lewis JFIC Schoenberg Jane
   General Back To School  
Alexander, Claire Back to Front and Upside Down! JE Alexander Claire
Alter, Anna Francine's Day JE Alter
Berenstain, Stan The Berenstain Bears Go Back to School JE Berenstain Stan
Dyer, Jane Little Brown Bear Won't Go to School JE Dyer
Flood, Nancy Bo I'll Go to School If... JE Flood
Forward, Toby What Did You Do Today? The First Day of School JE Forward
Gorbachev, Valeri Chicken Chickens Go to School JE Gorbachev
Grandits, John Ten Rules....Survive the School Bus JIF Grandits John
Hale Nathan Yellowbelly and Plum Go to School JE Hale Nathan
Hautzig, Deborah Little Witch Goes to School JE Reader Hautzig Deborah
Hest, Amy Off to School, Baby Duck JE Hest
Horse, Harry Little Rabbit Goes to School JE Horse
Hughes, Monica First Day at School J371.002 H
Jackson, Ellen B. It's Back to School We Go! J371.002 J
Jinkins, Jim Back to School is Cool! JE Reader Jinkins Jim
Johnston, Tony Sparky & Eddie: The First Day of School JE Reader Johnston Tony
Kann, Victoria Pinkalicious and the New Teacher JE Kann Victoria
Kleven, Elisa The Apple Doll JE Kleven Elisa
Krensky, Stephen Lionel at School JE Reader Krensky
Lindbergh, Reeve The Awful Aardvarks Shop for School JE Lindbergh
London, Jonathan Froggy Goes to School JE London
Mackall, Dandi Daley First Day JE Mackall
Martin, Linda When Dinosaurs Go to School JE Martin
Mayer, Mercer The First Day of School JE Mayer Mercer
Middleton, Charlotte Enrico Starts School JE Middleton
Millman, Isaac Moses Goes to School JE Millman
Milord, Susan Happy School Year! JE Milord Susan
Novak, Matt Jazzbo Goes to School JE Novak
Parish, Herman Amelia Bedelia's First Day of School JE Parish Herman
Pak, Soyung Sumi's First Day of School Ever JE Pak
Paterson, Katherine Marvin One Too Many JE Reader Paterson Katherine
Poydar, Nancy First Day, Hooray! JE Poydar
Radabaugh, Melinda Going to School J372.12 R
Robbins, Beth Tom's First Day at School JE Robbins
Rosenberry, Vera Vera's First Day of School JE Rosenberry
Ruhmann, Karl Who Will Go to School Today? JE Ruhmann
Sarah, Duchess of York Emily's First Day of School JE York Sarah
Scotton, Rob Splat the Cat JE Scotton Rob
Senderak, Carol Mommy in My Pocket JE Senderak Carol
Stampler, Ann Go Home, Mrs. Beekman! JE Stampler Ann
Thompson, Lauren Mouse's First Day of School JE Thompson
Uegaki, Chieri Suki's Kimono JE Uegaki Chieri
Van Leeuwen, Jean Amanda Pig, Schoolgirl JE Reader Van Leeuwen
Wells, Rosemary Timothy Goes to School JE Wells
Whybrow Ian  Harry and the Dinosaurs Go to School JE Whybrow Ian
Willis, Jeanne Be Gentle, Python! JE Willis
Willis, Jeanne Be Quiet, Parrot! JE Willis
Willis, Jeanne No Biting, Puma! JE Willis
Willis, Jeanne Take Turns, Penguin! JE Willis
Winters, Kay This School Year Will Be the Best! JE Winters Kay
Wright, Michael Jake Starts School JE Wright Michael