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First Day Jitters (edition 2000)

by Julie Danneberg, Judith Dufour Love (Illustrator)

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Title:First Day Jitters
Authors:Julie Danneberg
Other authors:Judith Dufour Love (Illustrator)
Info:Whispering Coyote Pr (2000), School & Library Binding, 32 pages
Collections:Your library
Rating:*****
Tags:first day of school, fiction, nerves, realistic fiction, feelings, school, twist plot, read aloud, anxiety, teacher, students

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I love this book for any grade, especially as a first year teacher or a new teacher to the school. I love that it doesn't show the main character until the end. ( )
  KJoPlante | Sep 11, 2016 |
Love this book shows the students that teachers used to have first day jitters to.
I would read this on the first day of school
  Kendralpayne | Sep 7, 2016 |
Genre: Realistic Fiction
Medium: ink and watercolors
The story starts with a girl that doesn't want to get out of bed to go to her new school on the first day. Mr. Hartwell tries to get her out of bed and she complains. All the way to school she is nervous, and by the end of the book, you find out the girl is actually a teacher rather than a student! This is a good book to read to the class on their first day, because lots of kids might have nerves about coming back to school, especially if they are new. This would be a good conversation starter to talk about nerves, so everyone knows they are in the same boat.
  sophiadale | Jul 23, 2016 |
This book is great for the first day of school. Children can relate to the story and about how they feel about school. This book can be useful to teach students about what the characters of the book feel and how is that compare to themselves. Besides that, this book is funny and the ending is unexpected. I believe this book is a must have book in all classrooms. ( )
  tflores15 | Jul 17, 2016 |
Funny concept, which I think could be used to comfort a kid who's worried about starting at a new school.
  mirikayla | Feb 8, 2016 |
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To Jack and Buddie -J.D.
For Matthew, who never gets "first day jitters" but willingly posed for me anyway, with love -J.L.
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Good book for showing that teachers can be nervous too.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 158089061X, Paperback)

FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. 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.

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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.

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Editions: 158089061X, 1580890547, 1580891268, 1580891470

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