Archive for the ‘Books About School’ Category

Sea Monster’s First Day

Sea Monster’s First Day is the perfect book for children who are nervous about the first day of school.  The book is reviewed by Melissa Y. at Sweet on Books. What you need to know: • Sea Monster’s First Day is the perfect read aloud as your little scholar starts school. • Author Kate Messner uses warmth and humor to reassure even…

Gooney Bird Greene

Gooney Bird Greene is the story of a creative little girl with lots of flare.  The book is reviewed by Melissa G. at Sweet on Books. What you need you to know: • Gooney is admired by her classmates because of her individuality and creativity. • Her stories and appearance inspire others to add some flare to their own lives….

Daisy’s Perfect Word

Daisy’s Perfect Word is a story about a young girl who is looking for the perfect word to give her teacher as a going away present.  The book is reviewed by Melissa G. at Sweet on Books. What you need to know: • A young girl, Daisy, who loves language, searches for the perfect word to give her teacher as…

Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing is a story about Peter and his little brother Fudge.  The book is reviewed by Melissa G. at Sweet on Books. What You Need to Know: • Judy Blume’s classic story of family life and growing up, Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing was written more than 30 years ago and is still relevant today. …

Daisy’s Perfect Word

Daisy’s Perfect Word is the story of a girl who is looking for the perfect word to use as a gift for her teacher.  The book teaches children about exploring new words.  The book is reviewed by Melissa G. at Sweet on Books. What You Need to Know: • A young girl, Daisy, who loves language, searches for the perfect…

Andy Shane and the Very Bossy Dolores Starbuckle

Andy Shane and the Very Bossy Dolores Starbuckle is a story that teaches children how to deal with bullies.  The book is reviewed by Melissa G. at Sweet on Books. What You Need to Know: • The story is short and very manageable for new readers, but the writing style and use of chapters will make children feel like they are…