My First Trip on an Airplaneby Vic Parker
Read My First Trip on an Airplane to learn all about what to expect at the airport, on the plane, and at your new destination!
School Library JournalPreS-Gr 2—These books examine common, often scary events in children's lives and guide readers through them step-by-step. The authors discuss the who, what, and why of each experience, from what to pack for a sleepover to introductions to new faces to what happens before and during a flight. Much of what makes children uneasy about these events is the promise of change, so the series' true strength is in discussing the differences introduced by each event-new foods one might eat at a friend's house, less attention from mom and dad, and so on. By confronting these fears head-on, children will feel "in the know" and be prepared to experience these firsts. The text—two sentences per page in a large font and placed on white space—is accompanied by large color photos of children, families, and adults of a variety of ethnic backgrounds. Each volume includes boldface vocabulary words, a picture glossary, and dos and don'ts. Must-haves for public and elementary school libraries.—Rebecca Dash Donsky, New York Public Library
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