October 1st at 11:00 am
School’s First Day of School - Author Adam Rex and Illustrator Christian Robinson
Adam Rex has written several books for young readers, including the "New York Times" bestselling "Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich "and "The True Meaning of Smekday. "His first day of school was at Lookout Mountain Elementary in Phoenix. He lives now with his wife and son in Tucson.
Christian Robinson's award-winning books for young readers include "Josephine, " which was a Coretta Scott King Honor Book as well as a Sibert Honor Book and "Harlem's Little Blackbird, "which was an NAACP Image Award nominee. His latest book "Last Stop on Market Street " earned four starred reviews and was on the "New York Times" bestseller list. This is his first book for Roaring Brook Press.
It's the first day of school at Frederick Douglass Elementary and everyone's just a little bit nervous, especially the school itself. What will the children do once they come? Will they like the school? Will they be nice to him?
The school has a rough start, but as the day goes on, he soon recovers when he sees that he's not the only one going through first-day jitters.