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KIDS

BOOKLISTS

Ages 6-8

Ready for School

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100 Friends by  Ariel Bernstein
Warren is a seven-year-old boy. Dragon is a seven-hundred-year-old dragon. Most people are sure that Dragon is a stuffed animal. People such as Warren's twin sister, Ellie, who challenges Warren to make 100 friends at their new school. Warren isn't so good at making friends, but he doesn't like losing to Ellie, and Dragon will help him. But the first day of school doesn't exactly turn out the way he'd hoped, and even worse, Dragon disappears! First day of school jitters are entertainingly explored in this laugh-out-loud chapter book.
All Are Welcome by Alexandra Penfold
Illustrations and simple, rhyming text introduce a school where diversity is celebrated and songs, stories, and talents are shared.
Back to School by  Jenna Lee Gleisner
Engage readers with a story of going back to school. Readers are introduced to what to expect in fall, as they say good-bye to summer and go back to school.
Back to School, Weird Kids Rule! by Dan Gutman
When a tropical storm ends A.J.'s vacation earlier than expected, he and his family have to stay at Andrea's house. Ugh, disgusting! When everyone in the house starts getting cabin fever, and even back-to-school shopping won't calm the kids down, Andrea and A.J. are sent to Camp Ockatollyquay. The catch? It's a camp to get kids ready for school! But not to worry--Andrea and A.J. rally the Ella Mentry School gang to end their summer on a note they'll never forget.
How to Get Your Teacher Ready by  Jean Reagan
A class of adorable students gives tips and tricks for getting a teacher ready for the first day of school, and all the events and milestones that will follow (picture day, holiday concert, the 100th day of school, field day!). And along the way, children will see that getting their teacher ready is really getting themselves ready.
Isadora Moon Goes to School by Harriet Muncaster
"Isadora Moon, a vampire fairy, has to decide which school she wants to go to-- vampire or fairy."
Series -
Isadora Moon
Mission: Back to School : Top-Secret Information by Susan Hood
Imagined in the form of a secret agent's set of instructions, Mason and other children negotiate the first day of school.
Not This Bear by Alyssa S. Capucilli
It's Bear's first day of school, and he's a bit reluctant to go. Mama says all bears love school; Bear isn't so sure.
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.
The School Book by Todd Parr
Todd Parr introduces readers to all the things they can do at school.
The Teacher From the Black Lagoon [Digital Sound Recording] : And Other Back-to-School Stories. by  Teacher
Includes Teacher from the Black Lagoon /written by Mike Thaler; read by Jonathan Lipnicki & Diana Canova --|Mysterious Tadpole /written by Steven Kellogg; read by Neil Innes --|Will I Have a Friend? /written by Miriam Cohen; read by David de Vries --|The Day Jimmy's Boa Ate the Wash /|written by Trinka Hakes Noble; read by Heidi Stallings & Brianna Kittrell --|Miss Nelson is back /written by Harry Allard; read by Diana Canova. HEADPHONES AND BATTERIES NOT INCLUDED.
Updated 12/15/2021