Franklin va a la Escuela

Written by Paulette Bourgeois
Illustrated by Brenda Clark

Reviewed by Monica M. (age 8)

This book is about Franklin?s first day of school. Franklin wakes up very early and puts everything he will need for school in his backpack. He then wakes his parents up. When Franklin gets to school everyone is playing except for him. Then Franklin starts to color. Finally at the end of Franklin's day he has read, made a castle, played store, and has drawn two pictures. When Franklin got home he told them about his day. My favorite part is when Franklin is playing store. If you would like more information you will need to read the book.

The book reminds me of my own life, because like Franklin I once had a first day of school. In kindergarten I was scared like Franklin was. I also like the illustrations because they give a lot of information. The illustrations are very beautiful. The special part of this book is when Franklin is happy and doing things.

I recommend this book to children that are going to school for the very first time. Because I think they will feel more peaceful when they enter school for the first time. Also because it talks about feeling kids might have on their first day of school. I also recommend this book because kids can see what you can do on your first day of school.

Original Student Review In Spanish

Este libro se trata del primer dia de escuela para Franklin. Franklin se levanta muy temprano y hecha todo lo que nesecita en su mochila. Va y despierta a su pap? y a su mam?. Cuando llega a la escuela todos estaban jugando menos el. Entonces Franklin se puso a coloriar. Finalmente Franklin leo, hizo un castillo, jugo a la tiendita, y pinto dos dibujos. Cuando fue a casa le conto a sus padres de su d?a. Mi favorita parte es cuando Franklin juega en la tiendita. Si quieres mas informacion tendras que leer el libro.

El libro me recuerda de mi vida por que yo tambien como Franklin un d?a fue mi primer d?a de escuela. En kinder yo tenia miedo de empezar la escuela como Franklin. A mi me gustan las ilustrciones porque dan mucha informacion. Las ilustraciones son muy bellas. La parte especial de este libro es donde Franklin se pone feliz y empieza hacer muchas cosa.

Yo recomendo este libro a las ni?os que van a ir a la escuela por primera vez. Porque pienso que se van a sentir mas tranquilos cuando entren a la escuela.Tambien porque se trata de que como te sientes en la escuela por primera vez. Yo lo recomiendo tambien porque puedes ver que puedes hacer en tu primer dia de la escuela.

Monica M. is a student in Mrs. Serna's 3rd Grade Class
2002-2003