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: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:As the school year begins on Mars, Horus the Martian gets off to a rocky start, but soon discovers that first grade is not really as bad as he thought.
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: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.
Annotation:Timothy and his kindergarten classmates learn about the alphabet, sounds, rhyming, and other concepts.