The First Day of School

From the Series Read about School (Read for a Better World ™)

  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 2
  • Reading Level: Grade 1

The first day of school is all about meeting new people and learning new routines. Readers preparing to start a new school year will enjoy this look at what to expect on Day One.

Prepare new learners for school with this kid-friendly series. From the bus to recess to the 100th day of school, kids learn what to expect. Reflection questions and family/educator engagement tips provide social emotional connections.

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Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 2
Reading Level Grade 1
Genre Social Studies
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction, SEL: B Self-Management, SEL: D Relationship Skills, Social Emotional Learning
Copyright 2023
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Read for a Better World ™
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2022-08-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF050000, JNF053100, JNF024120
Dewey 37.1
Dimensions 8 x 8
Lexile 300
Guided Reading Level E
Features Bibliography/further reading, Index, Note to educators, Photo glossary, Reviewed, and Table of contents

Author: Margo Gates

Margo Gates is a children's book author. She loves to read and write about animals of all kinds. Margo lives in Minnesota with her cat.


School Library Journal

“Written by certified literacy specialists, each book is designed to help educators and readers get the most value out of the text. . . . Reader engagement and relatable subject matter make this a great selection for young students.”—School Library Journal


“[H]elpful to students beginning school for the first time. . .the books are reassuring and offer enough background to help students acclimate to a new school setting.”—Booklist