For Ages
4 to 6

This Makes Me Anxious: First Day of School is a part of the Step into Reading Step into Reading®(Step 2) collections.

Get ready to conquer those back-to-school jitters with this exciting new Dealing with Feelings beginner book! This Step 2 reader is perfect for kids who recognize familiar sight words and are working on sounding out new ones!

It's natural for children to feel anxious about the first day of school, just like the kid in this story. Her chest feels as tight as her old sneakers since there is so much to do to prepare. Good thing she is not alone! Many people are there to help her feel more comfortable so she can have the best first day! Learning how to voice your feelings and count on others, like your family and teachers is an important skill that can help all children.

The Dealing with Feelings series of early readers is designed to give voice to what's brewing inside. Through short, simple text and repetitive observational phrases, children will learn to name their emotions as they learn to read!

Step 2 Readers use basic vocabulary and short sentences to tell simple stories, for children who recognize familiar words and can sound out new words with help.

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