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By Diane Degroat
Publisher HarperCollins
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Its the first day of first grade! Gilbert is excited and nervous at the same time. He has new school supplies but hell also get a new teacher, and new kids in his class. Will the teacher be nice? Will Patti still be his best friend? In this humorous and reassuring story by Diane deGroat, Gilbert learns that first grade is not what he had expected. Lewis is a bully, and Philip already knows how to read big fat books! But Mrs. Byrd is nice, and she helps Gilbert discover that everyone has his or her own special talent.

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1140 words1,140 words
32 pages32 pages
Lexile 470LLexile 470L
Grade P to 3Grade P to 3
Age 4-8Age 4-8
Published 2005Published 2005

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