Multcolib School Corps Picks Starting School and Making Friends Grade 1
Annotation:Before he leaves on his first day of school, Chepito plays outside and encounters many different people in his neighborhood who are all reading, and each person has a different response when Chepito asks them "Why?"
Annotation:Introduces the value of friendliness and treating others well, presenting hypothetical situations intended to make young readers see the benefit of being a friendly person.
Annotation:Dinosaur characters illustrate the value of friends, how to make friends, and how to be and not to be a good friend.
Annotation:Children who belong to healthy peer groups are generally happier and function at a higher level. Can We Be Friends? helps young students learn the steps it takes to meet, make, and keep a friend.
Annotation:Marco the bird is eager to start school because he wants to learn how to reach the moon, and although he does not accomplish that on his first day, he does make a new friend.
Annotation:An A-Z pictorial for children ages 4-10 explaining school. Letter topics include, the alphabet, kindergarten, books, librarian, and principal. Each is introduced with a poem accompanied by expository text to provide detailed information.
Annotation:The first day of school starts out filled with doubt, but after facing fear of the big kids, reciting the alphabet with ease, and learning about recess, a child can't help but look forward to day two.
Annotation:Children gather for a first day of school celebration that calms their worries about the day. Includes note about the history of such celebrations, and a related website.
Annotation:A cautious mouse named Tiny gives advice to his best friend, an exuberant hippopotamus named Penelope, on such things as what to wear and what to take for show-and-tell on the first day of school.
Annotation:Disliking her name as written in English, Korean-born Yoon, or "shining wisdom," refers to herself as "cat," "bird," and "cupcake," as a way to feel more comfortable in her new school and new country.
Annotation:Discover and Explore teaches young readers about plants, the five senses, and seasons with science-related activities on the weather, being kind to the earth and more.