As Mae's first day of school approaches she decides she IS. NOT. GOING. School is scary! What if the other kids don't like her? Or what if she's the only one who doesn't know how to write? Or what if she misses her mom? Mae's anxiety only builds as she walks to school. But then she meets Rosie and Ms. Pearl. Will making new friends show her that they can conquer their fears together? --from the publisher
32 pages 978-1419723254 Ages 4-7
We all know the jitters that can fill your tummy when the first day of school is coming. Mae decides there is no way she is going to go to school. She starts to imagine all the things that could go wrong.
Sometimes it takes facing a new experience to find out you aren't the only one who had those jitters and it can actually turn out to be better than you ever imagined.
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