David Goes to School

Author/Illustrator: David Shannon
Publisher: Blue Sky Press/Scholastic, Inc.
Publication Date: 1999
Genre: Fiction Picture Book
Audience: Gr. Pre-K+
Overview: At school, David gets off to a rough start. He seems to do everything that he’s not supposed to do! Yet, he wins you over with his compelling personality. You could never believe how much mischief one little boy can get into in a day.

Activity: Read aloud on the first day of class and ask what rules students have at home and invite them to share with the class. Then come up with a list of classroom rules to follow. This charming book is a light-hearted transition into a discussion the rules in the class.

Reviewer’s Name: Amanda Sorflaten