Back to School Books We Love!

Books can really help young children look forward to the new school year and all they will do and learn.  They spark conversations with parents and children about possible fears and how to make the most of this exciting time. 

Here are a few books we love that can help the youngest learners start school with more confidence and success.

KINDergarten: Where Kindness Matters Every Day By Vera Ahiyya, Joey Chou (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Vera Ahiyya, Joey Chou (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593484623
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Studio - June 21st, 2022

Time for School, Little Blue Truck: A Back to School Book for Kids By Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780358412243
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Clarion Books - June 22nd, 2021

The Queen of Kindergarten By Derrick Barnes, Vanessa Brantley-Newton (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593111420
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - May 24th, 2022

The King of Kindergarten By Derrick Barnes, Vanessa Brantley-Newton (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524740740
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - July 2nd, 2019

I'm Going to Kindergarten! (Little Golden Book) By Andrea Posner-Sanchez, Joanie Stone (Illustrator) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780593433850
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Golden Books - June 7th, 2022

Kindergarten, Here I Come! By D.J. Steinberg, Mark Chambers (Illustrator) Cover Image
By D.J. Steinberg, Mark Chambers (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448456249
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Grosset & Dunlap - June 14th, 2012

The Night Before Kindergarten By Natasha Wing, Julie Durrell (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Natasha Wing, Julie Durrell (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780448425009
Availability: In stock at our warehouse - Ships in 5-12 business days
Published: Grosset & Dunlap - July 9th, 2001

The Pigeon HAS to Go to School! By Mo Willems Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781368046459
Availability: In stock at our warehouse - Ships in 5-12 business days
Published: Hyperion Books for Children - July 2nd, 2019

Ramona the Pest By Beverly Cleary, Jacqueline Rogers (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Beverly Cleary, Jacqueline Rogers (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780380709540
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - March 17th, 2020

I'm Going to Kindergarten! (Little Golden Book) By Andrea Posner-Sanchez, Joanie Stone (Illustrator) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780593433850
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Golden Books - June 7th, 2022

On the First Day of School By Maggie Fischer, Kevin Payne (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Maggie Fischer, Kevin Payne (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781667200552
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Silver Dolphin Books - June 7th, 2022

We Don't Eat Our Classmates: A Penelope Rex Book By Ryan Higgins, Ryan Higgins (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ryan Higgins, Ryan Higgins (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781368003551
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Disney-Hyperion - June 19th, 2018

The Kissing Hand (The Kissing Hand Series) By Audrey Penn Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781939100429
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tanglewood - August 4th, 2020

Little Ghoul Goes to School By Jef Czekaj, Jef Czekaj (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jef Czekaj, Jef Czekaj (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062441119
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Balzer + Bray - June 15th, 2021

The Little Bear (My Little Animal Friend) By Nicola Killen, Nicola Killen (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Nicola Killen, Nicola Killen (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781665911726
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - June 28th, 2022

School Is Cool! (A Hello!Lucky Book) By Hello!Lucky, Sabrina Moyle, Eunice Moyle (Illustrator) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781419751103
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Abrams Appleseed - July 13th, 2021

This Is a School By John Schu, Veronica Miller Jamison (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536204582
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - March 29th, 2022

How to Be Kind in Kindergarten: A Book for Your Backpack By D.J. Steinberg, Ruth Hammond (Illustrator) Cover Image
By D.J. Steinberg, Ruth Hammond (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780593226728
Availability: In stock at our warehouse - Ships in 5-12 business days
Published: Grosset & Dunlap - June 29th, 2021

The 12 Days of First Grade By Jenna Lettice, Colleen Madden (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jenna Lettice, Colleen Madden (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781984896742
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - June 23rd, 2020

The Day You Begin By Jacqueline Woodson, Rafael López (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jacqueline Woodson, Rafael López (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399246531
Availability: In stock at our warehouse - Ships in 5-12 business days
Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - August 28th, 2018

The Year We Learned to Fly By Jacqueline Woodson, Rafael López (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jacqueline Woodson, Rafael López (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399545535
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - January 4th, 2022

The World Needs More Purple Schools (My Purple World) By Kristen Bell, Benjamin Hart, Daniel Wiseman (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593434901
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - June 21st, 2022

Just Ask!: Be Different, Be Brave, Be You By Sonia Sotomayor, Rafael López (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sonia Sotomayor, Rafael López (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525514121
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Philomel Books - September 3rd, 2019

Just Help!: How to Build a Better World By Sonia Sotomayor, Angela Dominguez (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sonia Sotomayor, Angela Dominguez (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593206263
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Philomel Books - January 25th, 2022

All Are Welcome By Alexandra Penfold, Suzanne Kaufman (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525579649
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - July 10th, 2018

The Dinos on the Bus (Ladybird Sing-Along Stories) By Peter Millett, Tony Neal (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Peter Millett, Tony Neal (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780241537619
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ladybird - June 14th, 2022

Little Bat in Night School By Brian Lies Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780358269847
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Clarion Books - June 29th, 2021

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If I Built a School (If I Built Series) By Chris Van Dusen, Chris Van Dusen (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Chris Van Dusen, Chris Van Dusen (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525552918
Availability: In stock at our warehouse - Ships in 5-12 business days
Published: Rocky Pond Books - August 13th, 2019

The Night Before First Grade By Natasha Wing, Deborah Zemke (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Natasha Wing, Deborah Zemke (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780448437477
Availability: In stock at our warehouse - Ships in 5-12 business days
Published: Grosset & Dunlap - July 21st, 2005

Mae's First Day of School By Kate Berube Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9781419752421
Availability: Backordered. Contact us for more information.
Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - July 12th, 2022