Best Back-to-School Kids Books
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Is your child ready for the first day of school this year? Stories are a great way to help your child transition from summer to school year. Find the perfect back to school book for your child with one of these best back-to-school kids books. Whether you need a book to get rid of first day jitters or to simply celebrate the fun of school starting, there’s a book perfect for your child.
Back to School for Rotten Ralph by Jack Gantos and Nicole Rubel
Sarah is a sweet young girl who’s ready to go back to school. Her best friend Ralph is a misbehaving cat who wants her to stay home instead. This is a funny must-read for any kid who loves cats.
The Berenstain Bears Go Back to School by Stan & Jan Berenstain with Mike Berenstain
Beautiful illustrations compliment the adventure of the beloved Berenstain Bears characters on their first day back to school. The Berenstain authors earn marks for realistic, detailed elements while retaining the innocent eyes of a child.
How I Spent My Summer Vacation by Mark Teague
A young boy with an active imagination begins his school year standing at the front of the class. Holding a piece of paper, he tells how he spent his summer vacation on a trip to the west.
Kindergarten, Here I Come! by D.J. Steinberg; Illustrated by Mark Chambers
This playful book contains poems that could each stand alone but as a collection form a kindergartener’s yearbook of memories. Tales of recess, losing a first tooth and making best friends will amuse kids and parents alike.
I Don’t Want to Go Back to School by Marisabina Russo
Ben is going to be in second grade and is scared about what school will bring. To make matters worse, his big sister Hannah agrees that Ben’s fears will come true. This is a sweet book with a realistic, happy ending.
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