It’s time to start thinking about going back to school, starting school, or starting at a new school. Here are some fun books to help soothe the nerves and get some of our younger kids eager to set off to school come the last week in August.
It’s Back to School We Go: First Day Stories from Around the World by Ellen Jackson, illustrated by Jan Davey Ellis
Back to School, Mallory by Laurie Friedman; illustrations by Tamara Schmitz
Louise the Big Cheese and the Back-to-School Smarty-Pants by Elise Primavera; illustrated by Diane Goode
Back to School Tortoise by Lucy M. George; illustrated by Merel Eyckerman
Robert and the Back-to School Special by Barbara Seuling; illustrated by Paul Brewer
Back to School by Maya Ajmera, John D. Ivanko; with a foreword by Marilyn Jachetti Whirry
Back to School for Rotten Ralph by Jack Gantos; illustrated by Nicole Rubel