Rave Reviews:

What are people saying about "I Don't Want to Go to Kindergarten"?

"Maureen King has artfully designed a story illustrating a powerful technique that amazes both children and adults. This 'special power' can truly make a positive difference."

 

~Darcel Cannady-Jamerson, M.S. School Counseling

*Past President of the California Association of School Counselors

 

"I LOVE I Don't Want to go to Kindergarten. I love the artwork, the story and the information on how to present the story and the super power. Can't wait for the next super power to be shared."

 

~ Carol Groves: Librarian

 

"From the adorably illustrated cover to the Activity Page at the end, this most needed book is a must for children and parents alike."

 

~ Karol Miller: Librarian

 

 

 “I Don’t Want to Go to Kindergarten is an engaging story that eases the transition for children starting school.  It is destined to become one of those books that every teacher adds to their beginning of the year must-read-rituals.”

 

~Gaylynn Gastelum: Kindergarten Teacher

 

 

"I Don’t Want to Go to Kindergarten is a delightful, yet thought provoking children’s book. Maureen King, an accomplished educator and writer, depicts a loving and supportive relationship between Tina and her mother. From beginning to end, King makes it clear parents are key motivators of self-confidence in their children. In addition, she offers excellent activities for families."

 

~ Dr. Katie Burd, EdD

 

"This is an exceptional tale about the real fears of going to Kindergarten. Both parents and young children face their fears together throughout the story. It is a heartwarming story that will help all children develop confidence and inspire inner power. Every future kindergartner and parent should experience this inspiring story."

 

~Debbie Fay: Principal

 

"An extraordinary School Counselor, Maureen has found a way to teach the National School Counseling Personal/Social Development Standard: Students will make decisions, set goals, and take necessary action to achieve goals. Not to mention that Maureen’s story includes the 4 C’s of Common Core: Creativity, Critical Thinking, Collaboration and Communication."

 

~Darcel Cannady-Jamerson, M.S. School Counseling

*Past President of the California Association of School Counselors

 

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I Don’t Want to Go to Kindergarten…I’ll Miss You Toooo Much!

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Written by: Maureen King  ~  Illustrated by: Tracey Taylor Arvidson

I Don’t Want to Go  to Kindergarten…  I’ll Miss You Toooo Much!
I Don’t Want to Go to Kindergarten… I’ll Miss You Toooo Much!

 

Used in PreK - 8th grade, this book addresses social emotional learning (SEL) necessary for ALL of life's challenges. The setting involves fear of temporarily leaving a parent to go to school, but the tool is for all ages.

 

Tina doesn't want to go to kindergarten because she will miss Mommy too much. Bobby offers to teach her a  super power that will help her feel happy and strong.

 

Teach your child this skill to develop emotional intelligence (EQ, EI).