Mae's First Day of School Book
Mae's First Day of School Book
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Mae's First Day of School

Written and illustrated by Kate Berube

Published by Abrams


Publisher's Summary

The first day of school can be scary for everyone--not just the students. As Mae gets ready for her very first day, she reflects on all the things she's afraid of. What if the other kids don't like her? What if she can't learn to read? What if she misses her mom? On the way to school, she decides that instead of facing all the unknowns, it would be much easier to climb up into her favorite tree and wait there until school is over. As other kids pass by, they, too, share their own fears with Mae, and she learns that everyone gets nervous about trying new things, even her teacher! Together, Mae and her new friends decide to face the day and celebrate new beginnings, hand in hand.

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  • Age Range: 3-7
  • Pages: 32
  • Book Type: picture
  • Publication Date: July 10, 2018
  • ISBN: 1419723251
  • ISBN 13: 9781419723254
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A great book for helping with starting school jitters! Mae is able to face her fears about going to school with the help of some new friends who help her realize that she's not the only one a little nervous about how the first day will go down—hooray for sharing cookies.

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