Rani’s First Day At School : “Rani’s First Day At School” by Cheryl Rao introduces children to Rani, who is going to school. It is her first day and she feels very much like a grown up and that she could now do anything by herself now. On her way her confidence does not wane but when she finally reaches school, and her mom leaves her hand, she gets really nervous. What made Rani so nervous? Will Rani be able to attend the school after all?