Your students will love I am too absolutely small for school. Charlie the big brother guides his little sister, Lola through the difficulties of life, on a sweet and funny way.
Children might accidently find themselves in one of the characters' shoes. It gives them opportunity to talk about their situation and feelings about starting a new school year. If you have primary 1 class, it's definitely a must to read. Of course you can read it in ESL classes, too. Young learners will surely enjoy it and make a lot of comments on the story.
I am too absolutely small for school by Lauren Child on The Book Depository