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Special Situations

 The brand new kid. Katie Couric, il. by Marjorie Priceman.

Lazlo, who has just moved to the United States from Hungary, is teased in his second grade class for being different, until one girl has the courage to befriend him.

  Edward unready for school. Rosemary Wells.

            Edward does not want to go to preschool, and after his first week, his teacher and parents decide to wait awhile until he is more ready.

 First grade can wait. Lorraine Aseltine, il. by Virginia Wright-Frierson.

Luke does not feel ready to move on to the first grade, and he is relieved when his parents and teacher decide he can stay in kindergarten for another year.

 Moses goes to school. Isaac Millman.

            On the first day back at their school for the deaf and hard of hearing, Moses and his friends use sign language to describe their summer vacations, use computers, practice reading and writing, and sing and dance. Contains illustrations of the signs for words and phrases used in the story.  

 The new girl at school. Judy Delton, il. by Lillian Hoban.

After a difficult first week, a young girl learns that making friends and feeling comfortable in her new school will take a little time.


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