Title: The Shelf Elf
Author: Jackie Mims Hopkins
Summary: The shelf elf helps to discover good library behavior and good book manners. This is a great book to use for the first day of library!
Accompanying Discussion: Discuss proper behavior in the library/discuss proper caring of books. Have the students learn the 6 shelf elf couplets to learn good library/book manners.
Accompanying Activities: Color Shelf Elf bookmarks. Do a walk through of the library to determine where to find books, listen to the story, check out books, etc.