First Grade Jitters by Robert Quackenbush

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Here is the story of a young boy who is about to enter first grade and doesn't know quite what to expect. Will his friends be there? Will he have to know how to read and spell? What if he can't understand anything his teacher says? Looks like a case of first grade jitters!

Robert Quackenbush and Yan Nascimbene tell a reassuring story that is sure to chase away those jitters for any soon-to-be first grader.


About Robert Quackenbush

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Robert Quackenbush began drawing and painting when he was a boy in Phoenix, Arizona, and has never stopped. He is the author and illustrator of nearly two hundred children's books. Painter, teacher, and illustrator, Robert is the winner of numerous children's book awards, as well as a nominee for an Edgar Award for best juvenile mystery. Robert resides in New York City with his wife, Margery; their son, Piet, was the inspiration for many of his books.
Published November 15, 2011 by HarperCollins. 32 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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“School doesn’t worry me,” confides this little boy.

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In Quackenbush’s story about a nervous would-be first-grader, first published in 1982, Aidan doesn’t want to admit that his crankiness has anything to do with the upcoming school year.

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