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9 Great Back-to-School Books

  • CHILDREN'S

    THE KING OF KINDERGARTEN

    JULY 2, 2019

  • CHILDREN'S

    LOLA GOES TO SCHOOL

    JUNE 11, 2019

CHILDREN'S

LOLA GOES TO SCHOOL

by Anna McQuinn ; illustrated by Rosalind Beardshaw

Both perfect for Lola fans and likely to earn her ever more readers. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    PIRATES DON'T GO TO KINDERGARTEN!

    AUG. 1, 2019

CHILDREN'S

PIRATES DON'T GO TO KINDERGARTEN!

by Lisa Robinson ; illustrated by Eda Kaban

It’s tough to walk the plank and leave beloved captains behind; this may make the transition a little easier. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    THE PIGEON HAS TO GO TO SCHOOL!

    JULY 2, 2019

CHILDREN'S

THE PIGEON HAS TO GO TO SCHOOL!

by Mo Willems ; illustrated by Mo Willems

Yes, the Pigeon has to go to school, and so do readers, and this book will surely ease the way. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    SO BIG!

    JULY 2, 2019

CHILDREN'S

SO BIG!

by Mike Wohnoutka ; illustrated by Mike Wohnoutka

Even the most school-ready kid can have doubts, but with a friend, nothing will seem too big to handle. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    LENA'S SHOES ARE NERVOUS

    JULY 3, 2018

CHILDREN'S

LENA'S SHOES ARE NERVOUS

by Keith Calabrese ; illustrated by Juana Medina

A novel though probably not universal look at first-day jitters. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    ALL ARE WELCOME

    JULY 10, 2018

CHILDREN'S

ALL ARE WELCOME

by Alexandra Penfold ; illustrated by Suzanne Kaufman

Penfold and Kaufman have outdone themselves in delivering a vital message in today’s political climate. Let’s hope more... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    KINDERGARRRTEN BUS

    JULY 15, 2018

CHILDREN'S

KINDERGARRRTEN BUS

by Mike Ornstein ; illustrated by Kevin M. Barry

X marks the school: “The treasure of all treasures!” (Picture book. 3-7) Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    SOMEONE NEW

    JULY 10, 2018

CHILDREN'S

SOMEONE NEW

by Anne Sibley O'Brien ; illustrated by Anne Sibley O'Brien

Informative and genuine, the book offers much to learn about connecting, expanding understanding, and overcoming... Full review >

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