As many schools are beginning a new year and students are beginning new classes, the book All By Myself by Mercer Mayer is a great book for preschool classrooms.
Young children are expected to do many things for themselves. New classes and adventures can be very overwhelming to young children. This book is encouraging to let preschool children know they can do things by themselves.
Click the link to read and listen along then watch children grow and mature and try things on their own.