New Planet, New School

New Planet, New School

New Planet, New School

New Planet, New School

New Planet, New School

New Planet, New School

New Planet, New School

Fantasy (fiction), 404 words, Level K (Grade 2), Lexile 540L

The main character of this book is not only moving to a new school, she’s moving to a new planet! In New Planet, New School, the young protagonist is happy with her new home until she has to start school. She worries that she won’t fit in. The story is a good starting point for a discussion on accepting others and appreciating differences, and also provides the opportunity to teach about an author’s purpose and proper nouns. Brilliant illustrations accompany the science fiction story.