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The King of Kindergarten
Contributor(s): Barnes, Derrick (Author), Brantley-Newton, Vanessa (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 1524740748     ISBN-13: 9781524740740
Publisher: Nancy Paulsen Books
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Binding Type: Hardcover - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: July 2019
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | People & Places - United States - African-american
- Juvenile Fiction | School & Education
- Juvenile Fiction | Social Themes - Self-esteem & Self-reliance
Dewey: E
LCCN: 2018022832
Age Level: 3-6
Grade Level: PreK-1
Lexile Measure: 720 AD (Adult Directed Text)
Physical Information: 0.5" H x 9.2" W x 10.1" L (0.86 lbs) 32 pages
- Ethnic Orientation - African American
- Topical - Self-Esteem
Features: Ikids, Illustrated, Price on Product
Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 06/01/2019 pg. 127
Publishers Weekly 06/24/2019
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 07/01/2019
Booklist 06/01/2019 pg. 104
School Library Journal 08/01/2019 pg. 50
Horn Book Magazine 09/01/2019 pg. 55
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2019 - Superior,Well Above Average
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Publisher Description:
A New York Times bestseller

A confident little boy takes pride in his first day of kindergarten, by the Newbery Honor-winning author of Crown.

The morning sun blares through your window like a million brass trumpets.It sits and shines behind your head--like a crown. Mommy says that today, you are going to be the King of Kindergarten

Starting kindergarten is a big milestone--and the hero of this story is ready to make his mark He's dressed himself, eaten a pile of pancakes, and can't wait to be part of a whole new kingdom of kids. The day will be jam-packed, but he's up to the challenge, taking new experiences in stride with his infectious enthusiasm And afterward, he can't wait to tell his proud parents all about his achievements--and then wake up to start another day.
Newbery Honor-winning author Derrick Barnes's empowering story will give new kindergarteners a reassuring confidence boost, and Vanessa Brantley-Newton's illustrations exude joy.

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