Kindergarten Diary by Antoinette Portis

It’s normal for anyone to have first-day jitters, much less kindergarteners who are unsure of what to expect from their new teacher(s), new classmates or perhaps even new school. Thus, reading books that help to give them a glimpse of what kindergarten life could be like, or reassure them that things will be fine, can help to allay their fears.

Written using a first-person narrative, in the voice of kindergarten newbie Annalina, Kindergarten Diary is purportedly a record of her adventures in kindergarten over the course of a month, beginning from that all-important day-before-first day of school.

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