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Back to School

A selection of books for grades K–12 inspired by the excitement, anxiety, and thrill of a new school year.

by 49th Teachers · Tagged feelings, back to school, education, learning, picture books, early readers

My Teacher's Not Here!

by (author) Lana Button
illustrated by Christine Battuz

The Snuggly

by (author) Glen Huser
illustrated by Milan Pavlovic

Not 'Til Tomorrow, Phoebe

by (author) Julie Zwillich
illustrated by Denise Holmes

Small Things

illustrated by Mel Tregonning

Pocket Rocks

by (author) Sheree Fitch
illustrated by Helen Flook

Le premier jour d'école de madame Pépin

illustrated by Meghan Lands
by (author) Peggy Robbins Janousky

I Quit Grade One!

illustrated by Tom Goldsmith
by (author) Nancy Wilcox Richards

Phoebe Sounds It Out

by (author) Julie Zwillich
illustrated by Denise Holmes

What Are You Doing?

by (author) Elisa Amado
illustrated by Manuel Monroy

Riot School

by (author) Robert Rayner

Numbers

by (author) David A. Poulsen

The Theory of Hummingbirds

by (author) Michelle Kadarusman

Ten Cents a Pound

by (author) Nhung N. Tran-Davies
illustrated by Josée Bisaillon

Lili Macaroni

by (author) Nicole Testa
illustrated by Annie Boulanger
translated by Erin Woods

What I Do at School

Inuktitut Edition

by (author) Inhabit Education
illustrated by Amiel Sandland

What I Do at School

Inuktitut Edition

by (author) Inhabit Education
illustrated by Amiel Sandland

Two Dogs in a Trench Coat Go to School (Two Dogs in a Trench Coat #1)

by (author) Julie Falatko
illustrated by Colin Jack

A Tiger Tail

(Or What Happened to Anya on Her First Day of School)

illustrated by Mike Boldt

Back to School for Franklin

A Sticker Activity Book

adapted by Sean Jeffrey, Alice Sinkner & Dimitrije Kostic

Suki's Kimono

by (author) Chieri Uegaki
illustrated by Stéphane Jorisch

The Boy from Left Field

by (author) Tom Henighan

Maud

A Novel Inspired by the Life of L.M. Montgomery

by (author) Melanie J. Fishbane

Day My Mom Came to Kindergarten, The

by (author) Maureen Fergus
illustrated by Mike Lowery