New Beginnings by Rebecca EminSam Hendry is not looking forward to starting at her new school. Things go from bad to worse as the day of truth arrives and all of her fears come true... and then some.
When Sam meets a different group of people who immediately accept her as a friend, she begins to feel more positive.
With her new friends and interests, will Sam finally feel able to face the bully who taunts her, and to summon up the courage to perform on stage?
New Beginning Children's Choir "We Are Different"
Here are some of our favourite books about turning over a new leaf to begin your reading. The new book from Lucy Diamond publishes in hardback and ebook on 11th January, the perfect read to start your year with. Can one moment change the course of your life forever? Miss You is a love story with a twist - it almost never happens. After a chance meeting in an Italian ice cream shop, it seems Gus and Tess are meant to be, if only life would stop getting in the way. This uplifting novel will have you rooting for them to get together, and for chance to work in their favour… finally.
A lot changes in September. In September, the cadence of family time shifts as a new school year settles in around us. The dinnertime light is altered as we approach the autumnal equinox, and we trade swimsuits for sweaters or vice versa. We might even find that the foods we crave adapt to the harvest. Pumpkin latte, anyone?
As school gears up again, it can be a challenging time of transition. From children arriving at school for the very first time, to juniors moving from lower primary to upper primary; Year 6 kids heading into high school for the first time, and seniors cartwheeling towards the final exams of their school lives. Here are six books from the Reading Australia list that explore the themes of transitions or new beginnings. When Li is given the chance to follow his dreams he must journey from his home in a poor village in China to the big city. Here he begins his new life, training his body and mind to be stronger and braver until becoming one of the best dancers in the world. Teacher resource.
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From icicles to pussy willows and snowbanks to green lawns, spring is a time of renewal. - There are no silly things allowed in this book — no backflips, for example.
Jump to navigation. Marin Mommies presents another guest article by Marin children's librarian Lisa Katz, who takes a look at books about Rosh Hashanah, which begins tonight. Back-to-school is a time for new beginnings. For the Jewish community, it is also a time to start fresh with a new year in the Hebrew calendar called Rosh Hashanah starting the evening of September 4. On Rosh Hashanah, we celebrate the creation of the world while dipping apples in honey to represent a sweet year ahead. There is so much to do from making holiday cards, baking challah, eating apples and honey, and going to temple to hear the Shofar.