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Books for Back to School

New routines, fitting in, making friends, being of all ages have a LOT of feelings about going back to school! Ease the transition with this selection of *new* books to read at home or share in the classroom.

by 49th Teachers · Tagged back to school

A Sky-Blue Bench

by (author) Bahram Rahman & Peggy Collins

Raj's Rule (For the Bathroom at School)

by (author) Lana Button
illustrated by Hatem Aly

Grandmother School

by (author) Rina Singh
illustrated by Ellen Rooney

Living With Viola

by (author) Rosena Fung

Little Narwhal, Not Alone

by (author) Tiffany Stone
illustrated by Ashlyn Anstee
contributions by Marie Noël

Thunder and the Noise Storms

by (author) Jeffrey Ansloos & Shezza Ansloos
illustrated by Joshua Mangeshig Pawis-Steckley

Sometimes I Feel Shy

Inuktitut Edition

by (author) Aviaq Johnston
illustrated by Amiel Sandland


by (author) Sophie Labelle
translated by David Homel

Ciel In All Directions

by (author) Sophie Labelle
translated by Andrea Zanin

Oliver Bounces Back!

by (author) Alison Hughes
illustrated by Charlene Chua

The Undercover Book List

by (author) Colleen Nelson

Jordan and Max, Showtime

by (author) Suzanne Sutherland
illustrated by Michelle Simpson

On the Playground

Our First Talk About Prejudice

by (author) Jillian Roberts
illustrated by Jane Heinrichs

He Who Dreams

by (author) Melanie Florence

Muddle School

illustrated by Dave Whamond


by (author) Habiba Cooper Diallo
foreword by Awad Ibrahim

Bank Shot

by (author) Valerie Pankratz Froese


by (author) Johnny Boateng

The Magic Beads

by (author) Susin Nielsen-Fernlund
illustrated by Genevieve Cote

Both Sides Now

by (author) Peyton Thomas

Hold That Thought!

by (author) Bree Galbraith
illustrated by Lynn Scurfield

A Kid Is a Kid Is a Kid

by (author) Sara O'Leary
illustrated by Qin Leng

I Am Not Starfire

by (author) Mariko Tamaki
illustrated by Yoshi Yoshitani

Anne's School Days

Inspired by Anne of Green Gables

by (author) Kallie George
illustrated by Abigail Halpin

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