Book Inspiration: Time to Go Back-to-School With All Your Friends!

We've got the books to help your kids get ready to greet their teachers with a smile - we know it's been awhile. Ease back into school this month with some great reads.

Time for School, Little Blue Truck Cover Image
By Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780358412243
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Published: Clarion Books - June 22nd, 2021

All Are Welcome Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525579649
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - July 10th, 2018

The King of Kindergarten Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524740740
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - July 2nd, 2019

This king of kindergarten takes on his day with gusto, gleefully deploying his powers of BRAVERY, EMPATHY and KINDNESS. Joy and confidence leap off of every page. Read this to a child and watch those first-day-of-school nerves fade away. --Elese


My First Day Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593306260
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Published: Make Me a World - February 16th, 2021

Truman Cover Image
By Jean Reidy, Lucy Ruth Cummins (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534416642
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - July 9th, 2019

A heartwarming take on a first day of school story, Truman the tortoise starts to worry when his human boards the bus one morning. Not knowing if she'll come back, Truman decides to go on an adventure to find her. An adorable story about friendship, devotion, and bravery, this book is perfect for those kids who are a bit nervous to start school! --Jen


El Cucuy Is Scared, Too! Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419744457
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - July 13th, 2021

Spot Loves School Cover Image
By Eric Hill (Illustrator), Eric Hill
$5.99
ISBN: 9780141356549
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Published: Warne - May 12th, 2015

1, 2, 3, Off to School! Cover Image
By Marianne Dubuc, Marianne Dubuc (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781525306563
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Published: Kids Can Press - May 4th, 2021

Back to School with the Berenstain Bears Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9781984847683
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - May 28th, 2019

Isabel and Her Colores Go to School Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781534110632
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Published: Sleeping Bear Press - July 15th, 2021

Sounds Like School Spirit Cover Image
By Meg Fleming, Lucy Ruth Cummins (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593108321
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Published: Dial Books - July 20th, 2021

Amelia Bedelia's First Day of School Cover Image
By Herman Parish, Lynne Avril (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780061544576
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Published: Greenwillow Books - June 23rd, 2015

Uni Goes to School (Uni the Unicorn) (Step into Reading) Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9781984850270
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - June 23rd, 2020

Peppa's School Day (Peppa Pig: Scholastic Reader, Level 1) Cover Image
By Meredith Rusu, EOne (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781338327854
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - August 28th, 2018

Wemberly Worried Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780061857768
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Published: Greenwillow Books - April 27th, 2010

Never, Not Ever! Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063076495
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Published: HarperCollins - July 13th, 2021

The Pigeon HAS to Go to School! Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781368046459
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Published: Hyperion Books for Children - July 2nd, 2019

Peppa's School Day (Peppa Pig: Scholastic Reader, Level 1) Cover Image
By Meredith Rusu, EOne (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781338327854
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - August 28th, 2018

Your Name Is a Song Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781943147724
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Published: Innovation Press - July 7th, 2020

David Goes to School (David Books [Shannon]) Cover Image
By David Shannon, David Shannon (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338744897
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - May 4th, 2021

Cookie & Broccoli: Ready for School! Cover Image
By Bob McMahon, Bob McMahon (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780593109076
Availability: Backordered
Published: Dial Books - July 7th, 2020

Teachers Rule! Mad Libs Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9780843183344
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Published: Mad Libs - July 21st, 2015

I Spy School Days: A Book of Picture Riddles Cover Image
By Jean Marzollo, Walter Wick (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781338603057
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Published: Cartwheel Books - July 20th, 2021

Hello Goodbye Dog Cover Image
By Maria Gianferrari, Patrice Barton (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781626721777
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - July 25th, 2017

Nana Akua Goes to School Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525581130
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Published: Anne Schwartz Books - June 16th, 2020

Lunch Lines Cover Image
$9.99
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ISBN: 9780811876391
Published: Chronicle Books - July 6th, 2011

Twins vs. Triplets #1: Back-to-School Blitz (HarperChapters) Cover Image
By Jennifer Torres, Vanessa Flores (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780063059443
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Published: HarperCollins - June 1st, 2021

Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things Cover Image
By Lenore Look, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780375849305
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Published: Yearling - May 12th, 2009

Nixie Ness: Cooking Star (After-School Superstars #1) Cover Image
By Claudia Mills, Grace Zong (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780823446032
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Published: Margaret Ferguson Books - October 6th, 2020

Harry Versus the First 100 Days of School Cover Image
By Emily Jenkins, Pete Oswald (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525644712
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Published: Anne Schwartz Books - June 29th, 2021

Middle School's a Drag, You Better Werk! Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780525517542
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Published: Puffin Books - April 27th, 2021

Wayside School Beneath the Cloud of Doom Cover Image
By Louis Sachar, Tim Heitz (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062965417
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Published: HarperCollins - June 1st, 2021