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school1Find books and other resources at Plymouth LIbrary to introduce you and your child to what to expect in preschool and kindergarten.

There are picture books & more to read with your child to prepare them for what to expect starting at a new school or returning to school. And there are books for parents to read to about what you can do to help your young child succeed at school.
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by Allan Ahlberg
Youth Picture Book AHL
Gently humorous book for preschoolers to learn about going to school.

Francine’s Day by Anna Alter
Youth Picture Book ALT
Francine the cat does not want to go to school, but she has a good day anyway.

Seymour Slug Starts School
by Carey Armstrong-Ellis

Youth Picture Books ARM

Berenstain Bears Go to School
by Stanley Berenstain
Youth Picture Books BER
Sister starts Kindergarten

by Louise Borden
Youth Picture Books BOR
A diverse class of 23 children prepare for the first day of first grade.

by Julie Brillhart
Youth Picture Book BRI

by Nancy Carlson
Youth Picture Book CAR

Henry likes everthing about kindergarten, except show-and-tell. His teacher and a pet lizard show him how much fun it can be.

by Nancy Carlson
Youth Picture Book CAR
 Henry looks forward to going to kindergarten, but he is not sure about staying once he first gets there.

by Miriam Cohen
Youth Picture Books COH
Jim's anxieties on his first day of school are happily forgotten when he makes a new friend.

Lucky School Bus by Melinda Melton Crow
Youth Picture Books CRO

I’m Telling You Dex, Kindergarten Rocks!
by Katie Davis
Youth Picture Book DAV

My Mom Made Me Go to School by Judy Delton
Youth Picture Book DEL

by Pamela Duncan Edwards
Youth Picture Book EDW

by Laura Elliott
Youth Picture Book ELL
Hunter the raccoon is not sure what he should do when his best friend starts acting up at preschool.

by Cecilia Gallante
Youth New Books GALLANTE
Grades 1-3 - Willa Bean celebrates her unconventional looks and unique personality, but struggles to accept that cupids learn how to fly at different times.

by Jessica Harper
Youth Picture Book HAR

by Anna Jane Hays
Picture Book HAY
Also available as an ebook for Nook, Kindle, Tablets

by Virginia Kroll
Youth Picture Book KRO
A mother describes the expanding accomplishments of her five-year-old, from crying and sleeping, to riding a tricycle, then preparing for school.

by Jonathan London
Youth Picture Book LON
Froggy is nervous about his first day of school, but, even though it's hard to sit still, he has a wonderful time.

by Alison McGhee
Youth Picture Book MCG

by Audrey Penn
Youth Picture Book PEN
When Chester the raccoon is reluctant to go to school for the first time, his mother teaches him a secret way to carry her love with him.

by Jacqui Robbins
Youth Picture Book ROB
Two African American girls become friends when they learn how to "feel at home" even at school.

by Joan Rankin
Youth Picture Book RAN
 Little Haybillybun is not the only one who is worried about the first day of preschool.

by Jacqueline Rogers
Youth Picture Book ROG
 A preschooler accompanies her big brother to kindergarten and discovers a fun atmosphere, blocks, books & more.

by Karl Ruhmann
Youth Picture Book RUH
Sam decides to send his toy monkey to kindergarten in his place, but realizes he wants to go himself.

Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready for Kindergarten
by Joseph Slate
Youth Picture Books SLA
Introduces the letters of the alphabet as Miss Bindergarten and her students get ready for kindergarten.

by Amber Stewart
Picture Books STE
Puddle is a little duckling who just can't wait to start school, but when mother duck tells Puddle that he is now old enough to start school, he realizes that going to school will mean separation from his mom.

by Phileman Sturges
Youth Picture Book STU
A brother and sister describe the things they love to do during their day at kindergarten.

by Rosemary Wells
Youth Picture Book WEL
The plainspoken bunny heroine of Emily's First 100 Days of School describes a kindergarten year

by Margaret Wild
Youth Picture Book WIL

by Susan Winget
Youth Picture Book WIN

by Charnan Simon
Youth Easy Reader – S
IM
Activities in a happy, busy kindergarten classroom introduce the numbers one to ten.

by Rosemary Wells
Youth Picture Books WEL
 Yoko learns English and teaches her kindergarten class Japanese.

by Michael Wright
Youth Picture Books WRI

 
 For Parents of Preschool and Kindergarten Children
The Read Aloud Handbook by Jim Trelease
Parent/Teacher Shelves J011.628 T
 
How to Prepare Your Child for Kindergarten by Florence Karnofsky
Parent/Teacher Shelves J372.218 K

Between the Lions Book for Parents by Linda K. Rath
Parent/Teacher Shelves J372.4 R

Parent/Teacher Shelves J640 K
The Kindergarten Survival Handbook by Allana Cummings Evolson
Parent/Teacher Shelves J649.68 E
Everything Your Kindergartner Needs to Know by Daniel Van Beek
Parent/Teacher Shelves J372.19 M

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