Get Ready for Back to School with Some Great Books

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Back to school time is an exciting time of year for students. Back to school mean fresh starts, new experiences, and learning new things. Get in the back to school groove with some great books about school life for our younger readers!

All are Welcome by Alexandra Penfold.

All the children are welcomed to their school with open arms. They grow and learn from each other’s traditions and the whole community gathers together to celebrate the Lunar New Year. – Good Reads

Pete the Cat: Rocking in my School Shoes by Eric Litwin.

Pete is rocking in his school shoes. He visits the library, the lunch room, the playground, and other fun places at school while singing his song.

Biscuit Goes to School by Alyssa Satin Capucilli.

Biscuit is excited about going to school. Even though dogs are not allowed in school, he still wants to see and do everything that takes place at school.

Lola Goes to School by Anna McQuinn.

Lola prepares for her first day of school the night before by picking out her clothes, and putting her pencils and water bottle in her backpack. The next day she gets up early, takes pictures, and goes to her class. While she is at school, she makes new friends, reads a book, plays, and has a snack.

The Night Before Kindergarten by Natasha Wing.

All the kids are preparing for kindergarten by packing their school supplies, taking pictures, and saying goodbye to their parents.

Amelia Bedelia’s First Day of School by Herman Parish.

Amelia Bedelia is sure that she will absolutely love school. While she is at school, she mixes up just about everything in this funny picture book about her childhood experiences. She make new friends, and learns new lessons from her teacher, Mrs. Edwards. – Good Reads

The Berenstain Bears Go to School by Stan and Jan Berenstain.

Sister Bear is nervous about starting Kindergarten. Her mom and her brother convince her everything will be okay. She has a lot of fun in kindergarten and she enjoys going to school every day.

Junie B. Jones: First Grader at Last! by Barbara Park.

Junie B. Jones has graduated Kindergarten and is starting first grade. She is excited about meeting her new teacher and meeting some new friends. Nevertheless, she is having trouble reading the words on the blackboard and she discovers she may need glasses.