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Books about School
Starting school is indeed a developmental marker. I remember taking a picture of all 3 children on each first day of school. Why not read a book together to alleviate the jitters and to celebrate this special day.

Ham and Pickles: First Day of School

by Nicole Ruble

Harcourt Children's Books 2006

Ages: 3 to 5

Topic: Books about School

Pickles is nervous on her first day of school and so she asks her big brother Ham for advice His wacky advice is not exactly what she was hoping for, but in the end, when she forgets her lunch, she is comforted when Ham shows his kind heart by sharing his lunch with her.