School's first day and yours

schoolThe first day of school is coming soon! Here are some resources from The Horn Book to make it a great one.

August 2016: “What Makes a Good School Story?”

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Starred review of School’s First Day of School by Adam Rex; illus. by Christian Robinson. From the March/April 2016 issue of The Horn Book Magazine.

“From the Guide: First-Day-of-School Picture Books.” From the September/October 2016 issue of The Horn Book Magazine.

“Field Notes: Loud in the Library: Creating Social Activists at School” by Liz Phipps Soeiro. From the May/June 2016 issue of The Horn Book Magazine.

“Independence Day: What Makes a Good First-Day-of-School Book?” by Betty Carter. From the September/October 2009 issue of The Horn Book Magazine.

And don't forget to check out The Horn Book's teacher blog, Lolly's Classroom: Children, Books, and School: Reading for Education.

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