First Day of Kindergarten Books on Hoopla, picture of three kids reading books with four book suggestions above their heads

First Day of Kindergarten Books on Hoopla

Is your little one starting school for the first time? Starting Kindergarten is such an exciting time, but like with anything new, it can bring on some anxiety and tears. We have some great books available on Hoopla for you to read to your child to help calm their jitters and make them smile! Check them out:

Mae’s First Day of School Today is Mae’s first day of school. But Mae says, ‘I’m not going.’ With the help of Rosie and Ms. Pearl, will Mae be ready to start the day?

Mae's First Day of School by Kate Berube, picture of little girl standing in front of a school

First Day Jitters Sarah is afraid to start at a new school, but both she and the reader are in for a surprise when she gets to her class.

First Day Jitters by Julie Danneberg, illustrated by Judy Love, picture of a girl hiding in bed with her dog and cat staring at the calendar on the wall

We Don’t Eat Our Classmates When the class pet bites the finger of Penelope, a tyrannosaurus rex, she finally understands why she should not eat her classmates, no matter how tasty they are.

We Don't Eat Our Classmates by Ryan T. Higgins, picture of a Tyranasaurus Rex standing in a classroom with two chairs knocked over and drool hanging from her mouth

Rocking in My School Shoes Pete the cat wears his school shoes when visiting the library, the lunchroom, the playground, and more while singing his special song.

Rocking in My School Shoes by Eric Litwin, art by James Dean, picture of cat with backback and guitar wearing red high top shoes

Planet Kindergarten A young child imagines beginning Kindergarten as a journey to another planet with alien inhabitants, unfamiliar gear, space food, and exciting, new experiences.

Planet Kindergarten by Sue Ganz-Schmitt, illustrated by Shane Prigmore, picture of a little boy in a space outfit and cape holding a blue crayon in the air and a piece of paper with the numbers 1 2 3 written on it