Back to School!

Back to School!

It's time to go back to school and Mrs. Wendy has put together a list of fun books to get you and your little ones excited about school, be it virtually or in-person! 

Mermaid School by JoAnne Wetzel 
Molly enjoys her first day at Mermaid School, where she makes new friends, learns new things, and hears a story about children with no tails. 

Dinosaur vs School by Bob Shea 
Fearless Dinosaur takes on new challenges as he starts preschool, from meeting new friends to pasting glitter and googly eyes, but one task requires assistance from everyone. 

Chicken in School by Adam Lehrhaupt 
Zoey the adventure-loving chicken sets up a classroom in the barn and appoints herself teacher, but her friend Sam the pig is nervous that she will not provide snack time. 

Stanley’s School by William Bee 
It is another busy day at school as Stanley and Hattie ready Little Woo, Sophie, and Benjamin for story time, playtime, gardening, lunch, and nap time. 

Your First Day of Circus School by Tara Lazar 
Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls of all ages! It's the most amazing day on earth: the first day of school! It can be a daunting prospect, but don't worry - your big brother can show you the ropes. Join a nervous boy and his enthusiastic older brother as they navigate the highs and lows of a first day at school . . . except this school is a big top, and the teacher is named Miss Stupendous, and the cafeteria can be a zoo, literally! It turns out, school isn't so scary when you can let off steam during recess (on a steam train) and walk on stilts to all of your classes. With a bit of help from family and some new friends, you'll make it to the top of the class in no time! 

If I Built a School by Chris Van Dusen 
Imaginative Jack describes the kind of school he would build--one full of animals, with tubes to transport students directly to their classrooms, and library books that come alive. 

School’s First Day of School by Adam Rex 
It's the first day of school at Frederick Douglass Elementary and everyone's just a little bit nervous, especially the school itself. What will the children do once they come? Will they like the school? Will they be nice to him? The school has a rough start, but as the day goes on, he soon recovers when he sees that he's not the only one going through first-day jitters. 

How Do Dinosaurs Go to School? By jane Yolen 
Explains how young dinosaurs should behave during a typical school day. 

The Secret Life of Squirrels: Back to School by Nancy Rose 
As summer comes to an end, Mr. Peanuts helps his friend, Rosie, prepare her classroom and the school for the students' return. 

The Pigeon Has to Go to School by Mo Willems 
The pigeon must go to school, but frets about math, learning the alphabet, heavy backpacks, and what the teacher and other birds will think of him. 

Lena’s Shoes Are Nervous by Keith Calabrese 
Lena is excited about starting kindergarten but her favorite shoes are not until, with the help of her father and a very special headband, she convinces the shoes--and herself--to be brave. 

We Don’t Eat Our Classmates! by Ryan T. Higgins 
When the class pet bites the finger of Penelope, a tyrannosaurus rex, she finally understands why she should not eat her classmates, no matter how tasty they are. 

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