School's First Day of School

School's First Day of School

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A New York Times bestselling author (The True Meaning of Smekday) and illustrator (Last Stop on Market Street) team bring you a fresh look at the first day of school, this time from the school's perspective.

It's the first day of school at Frederick Douglass Elementary and everyone's just a little bit nervous, especially the school itself. What will the children do once they come? Will they like the school? Will they be nice to him?

The school has a rough start, but as the day goes on, he soon recovers when he sees that he's not the only one going through first-day jitters.

Author: Adam Rex
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Published: 06/28/2016
Pages: 40
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 0.98lbs
Size: 11.30h x 9.30w x 0.40d
ISBN: 9781596439641
Audience: Ages 4-8

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 3.3
Point Value: 0.5
Interest Level: Lower Grade
Quiz #/Name: 184865 / School's First Day of School


Review Citation(s):
Shelf Awareness 07/01/2016
Booklist 03/01/2016 pg. 91
Horn Book Magazine 03/01/2016 pg. 76
Publishers Weekly 05/09/2016
Kirkus Reviews 06/01/2016
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 07/01/2016 - Book Of Special Distinction
School Library Journal 08/01/2016 pg. 66
School Library Journal 12/01/2016 pg. 29

About the Author

Adam Rex has written several books for young readers, including the New York Times bestselling Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich and The True Meaning of Smekday. His first day of school was at Lookout Mountain Elementary in Phoenix. He lives now with his wife and son in Tucson.

Christian Robinson's award-winning books for young readers include Josephine, which was a Coretta Scott King Honor Book as well as a Sibert Honor Book and Harlem's Little Blackbird, which was an NAACP Image Award nominee. His latest book Last Stop on Market Street earned four starred reviews and was on the New York Times bestseller list. This is his first book for Roaring Brook Press.