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									    Picture Books
Aliki                        Marianthe's story one: painted words             PICTURE BOOK ALI J
In the first of two stories, Mari starts school in a new land. The second story is about village life in
her country before she and her family left in search of a better life.

Allard, Harry              "Miss Nelson" titles                                PICTURE BOOK ALL J

Cuyler, Margery           100th day worries                                 PICTURE BOOK CUY J
Jessica worries about collecting 100 objects to take to class for the 100th day of school.

Gantos, Jack                Back to school for Rotten Ralph                  PICTURE BOOK GAN J
Afraid of being left alone, Rotten Ralph, the nasty red cat, follows Sarah to school and tries to
prevent her from making new friends.

Keller, Holly            Harry and Tuck                                     PICTURE BOOK KEL J
Twins develop differences when they are in kindergarden and for the first time separated.

Martin, Ann M.            Rachel Parker, kindergarten show-off             PICTURE BOOK MAR J
Five-year-old Olivia's new neighbor Rachel is in her kindergarten class, and they must overcome
feelings of jealousy and competitiveness to be friends.

O'Neill, Alexis           The recess queen                                 PICTURE BOOK ONE J
Mean Jean is the biggest bully on the school playground until a new girl arrives and challenges
Jean's status as the recess queen.

Polacco, Patricia           Thank you, Mr. Falker                              PICTURE BOOK POL J
At first, Trisha loves school, but her difficulty learning to read makes her feel dumb until, in the
fifth grade, a new teacher helps her understand and overcome her problem.

Recorvits, Helen           My name is Yoon                                  PICTURE BOOK REC J
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

Reynolds, Peter           The dot                                        PICTURE BOOK REY J
Vashti believes that she cannot draw, but her art teacher's encouragement leads her to change
her mind.
Rockwell, Anne F.            100 school days                             PICTURE BOOK ROC J
The students in Mrs. Madoff's class keep track of the days they have been in school, marking
each interval of ten, until they reach 100 days.

Shannon, David            A bad case of stripes                          PICTURE BOOK SHA J
In order to ensure her popularity, Camilla Cream always does what is expected, until the day
arrives when she no longer recognizes herself.

Slate, Joseph           Miss Bindergarten celebrates the 100th           PICTURE BOOK SLA J
                        day of kindergarten
To celebrate one hundred days in Miss Bindergarten's kindergarten class, all her students bring
one hundred of something to school, including a one hundred-year-old relative, one hundred
candy hearts, and one hundred polka dots.

Smalls, Irene             Beginning school                               PICTURE BOOK SMA J
When Alicia makes a new friend and becomes involved in the fun activities of an integrated
kindergarten, she soon forgets her former anxieties about beginning school.

Sturges, Philemon         I love school!                                      EASY PICTURE STU J
A brother and sister describe the things they love to do during their day at kindergarten.

Stuve-Bodeen,             Babu's song                                  PICTURE BOOK STU J
In Tanzania, Bernardi's mute grandfather makes him a wonderful music box and then helps him
realize his dream of owning a soccer ball and going to school.

Uegaki, Chieri            Suki's Kimono                                    PICTURE BOOK UEG J
Suki’s favorite possession is her blue cotton kimono. A gift from her obachan, it holds special
memories of her grandmother’s visit last summer. Suki is going to wear it on her first day back to
school — no matter what anyone says.

                                       Fiction Books
Birney, Betty G.         The world according to Humphrey                          FICTION BIR J
Humphrey, pet hamster at Longfellow School, learns that he has an important role to play in
helping his classmates and teacher.

Cleary, Beverly          "Ramona" titles                                          FICTION CLE J

Clements, Andrew         Jake Drake, class clown                                    FICTION CLE J
Miss Bruce is the new student teacher in Jake's second-grade class, and she never smiles. But
when Jake cracks up the class during a spelling bee, he sees the tiniest hint of a smile at the
corner of her mouth. Suddenly, Jake has a new mission in life: to be so funny that even Miss
Bruce will laugh!
Clements, Andrew         Jake Drake, teacher's pet                              FICTION CLE J
Jake remembers the terrible days in third grade when everbody thought he was the teacher's pet.

Codell, Esme Raji         Sahara special                                             FICTION COD J
Struggling with school and her feelings since her father left, Sahara gets a fresh start with a new
and unique teacher who supports her writing talents and the individuality of each of her

DeLaCroix, Alice           The hero of third grade                                FICTION DEL J
When Randall changes to a new school, he pretends to be an anonymous hero until, when his
third grade class plans a fundraiser, he finds that being himself is good enough.

Duffey, Betsy               How to be cool in the third grade                     FICTION DUF J
When Robbie York is marked as a target by a bully at school, he decides that the only way to
survive the third grade is by being cool.

Evans, Douglas             Math rashes: and other classroom tales                   FICTION EVA J
This collection of nine short stories presents episodes of education gone awry.

Hermes, Patricia            The wild year                                             FICTION HER J
In book 3 of the My America series "Joshua's Oregon trail diary," Joshua's diary comes to an end
with stories of life in Oregon, his sister lost in the woods, and Joshua starting school.

Hill, Kirkpatrick         The year of Miss Agnes                                       FICTION HIL J
Ten-year-old Fred (short for Frederika) narrates the story of school and village life among the
Athapascans in Alaska during 1948 when Miss Agnes arrived as the new teacher.

Hornik, Laurie Miller       Zoo school                                               FICTION HOR J
The students at the strange new Zoo School have never seen a school like it before, but when
inspectors try to close it down because of irregularities, the students are surprised to find out how
much they have learned.

Hurwitz, Johanna         Starting school                                       FICTION HUR J
Although placed in separate classes, twins Marius and Marcus prove to be double trouble for their
kindergarten teachers.

Johnston, Tony             The spoon in the bathroom wall                            FICTION JOH J
Living in the boiler room of the school where her father is janitor seems normal to fourth grader
Martha Snapdragon, until she has experiences with an evil principal, the class bully, and a
mysterious giant spoon, all reminiscent of the Arthurian legends.

Kline, Suzy               Horrible Harry and the Goog                                FICTION KLI J
When Horrible Harry's pet cat, Googer, sneaks a ride and gets into the school building, third-
graders Harry and Doug have to catch him before anyone else does, which means going into
some forbidden places.

Lay, Kathryn                Crown me!                                                FICTION LAY J
As part of an experiment in a social studies class, fifth graders Justin Davies and Andrea Carey
are declared king and queen for two weeks, but they soon learn that royal life is a royal pain as
their classmates revolt in this hilarious send-up of political ambitions.

Lindgren, Astrid           Pippi goes to school                                    FICTION LIN J
After Tommy and Annika entice Pippi Longstocking into going to school, her first-and-only day
there is unlike anything they ever expected.

McKenna, Colleen          Good grief, third grade                               FICTION MCK J
Marsha Cessano, Collette Murphy's neighbor, is determined to be good in third grade--no messy
desk, no temper, no tricks--but Roger Friday is making it difficult.

McMorrow, Catherine        The jellybean principal                                 FICTION MCM J
Jim, Ellen, and Judy see their friendship threatened when their uncontrollable fighting in school
gets them in trouble with the principal.

Papademetriou, Lisa      Sixth-grade glommers, norks, and me                         FICTION PAP J
Keeping a journal of words that help define her world, Allie tries to navigate through the strange
land of sixth grade.

Park, Barbara             "Junie B. Jones" titles                                  FICTION PAR J

Ray, Delia                 Ghost girl: a Blue Ridge Mountain story                 FICTION RAY J
Eleven-year-old April is delighted when President and Mrs. Hoover build a school near her
Madison County, Virginia, home but her family's poverty, grief over the accidental death of her
brother, and other problems may mean that April can never learn to read from the wonderful
teacher, Miss Vest.

Rodman, Mary Ann          Yankee girl                                                FICTION ROD J
When her FBI-agent father is transferred to Jackson, Mississippi, in 1964, eleven-year-old Alice
wants to be popular but also wants to reach out to the one black girl in her class in a newly-
integrated school.

Sandin, Joan             Coyote school news                                      FICTION SAN J
In 1938-1939, fourth-grader Monchi Ramirez and the other students at Coyote School enjoy their
new teacher, have a special Christmas celebration, participate in the Tucson Rodeo Parade, and
produce their own school newspaper.

Smallcomb, Pam            The last burp of Mac McGerp                             FICTION SMA J
Mac McGerp, winner of the Best Burper first prize at the Tri-county Fair, and his good friend, Lido,
try to figure out how to deal with the new repressive school principal.

Wilhelm, Doug              The revealers                                            FICTION WIL J
Tired of being bullied and picked on, three seventh-grade outcasts join forces and, using scientific
methods and the power of the Internet, begin to create a new atmosphere at Parkland Middle

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