Back to School!

Whether your kiddo is starting school for the very first time or returning after summer vacation, these picture books are a fun way to get youngsters ready for the upcoming school year.

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Mom, It’s My First Day of Kindergarten! by Hyewon Yum
A five-year-old boy, ready and eager on his first day at “the big kids’ school,” must calm his very worried mother.

Dinosaur vs. School by Bob Shea
Fearless Dinosaur takes on new challenges as he starts preschool, from meeting new friends to pasting glitter and googly eyes, but one task requires assistance from everyone.

The Hair of Zoe Fleefenbacher Goes to School by Laurie Halse Anderson
A young girl’s talented but untamed tresses do not impress her strict first-grade teacher, who has rules for everything, including hair.

David Goes to School by David Shannon
David’s activities in school include chewing gum, talking out of turn, and engaging in a food fight, causing his teacher to say over and over, “No, David!”.

The Name Jar by Yangsook Choi
After Unhei moves from Korea to the United States, her new classmates help her decide what her name should be.

Create some popsicle-stick pencil magnets to keep this year’s important assignments and notices posted on your refrigerator at home!  Instructions available from Silly Eagle Books.

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