Frederick Douglass Elementary is a brand-new school, and the school feels just as nervous on its first day as the rest of the children do. During the day, the school meets lots of new kids, teachers, and a kind janitor who helps the school stay clean and happy.
Mr. Fish recalls how, on his very first day of school, he anxiously went to one classroom after another watching students do things he could not, until Miss Hewitt showed him to the room that was right for beginners.
Miss Mingo helps all of the animal students in her class overcome their shyness on the first day of school by encouraging them to share something special about themselves. Includes facts about animals.