Clearinghouse Resource


Tom and Sofia Start School


Barkow, Henriette
Lamont, Priscilla


London, England: Mantra Publishing

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

2006, 32 pages

Description of Resource

This children's book goes through a school day through the eyes of two young children - including circle time, art, snack, bathroom, lunch, recess, games, and clean up. The illustrations are diverse and include Muslim and Jewish students as well as those with disabilities. Some of the English words used are British (such as "Mum"), but is otherwise appropriate for students in the U.S. 

Recommended for ages: 4-8.


Albanian, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, English, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Gujarati, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Kurdish, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Turkish, Urdu, Vietnamese


This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.