Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Back to School Blues?

School is starts a week from today.  I can't believe summer is coming to an end.  Wow, time sure does fly!  Do you have some kiddos at home dreading going back to school in September?  Well, here's some fun picture books that just might help them get back into their regular school routine and make them excited to go back to class!

Planet Kindergarten by Sue Ganz-Schmitt
A young child imagines going off to Kindergarten as a journey to another planet

Edda: A Little Valkyrie's First Day of School by Adam Auerbach
Edda, the littlest Valkyrie, leaves the magical land of Asgard to attend school in hopes of making a friend her own age, but feels like an outcast until she finds her courage and learns that being different makes her special.

The Pout-Pout Fish Goes to School by Deborah Diesen
Mr. Fish recalls how, on his very first day of school, he anxiously went to one classroom after another watching students do things he could not, until Miss Hewitt showed him to the room that was right for beginners.

A Big Day for Migs! by Jo Hodgkinson
Migs' first day of school gets off to a rough start, but he overcomes his shyness to ask for help from his new classmates and makes the day special for everyone.

Dog Days of School by Kelly DiPucchio
Tired of school, Charlie envies his dog and wishes he could be a dog, too, but when his wish comes true he discovers that his life was not all bad.

Ninja Boy Goes to School by N.D. Wilson
A little boy explains what it's like to go to school--when you're a ninja.

My Teacher is a Monster (No. I Am Not) by Peter Brown
Bobby thinks his teacher, Ms. Kirby, is horrible, but when he sees her outside of school and they spend a day in the park together, he discovers she might not be so bad after all.

On My Way to School by Sarah Maizes
Livi imagines herself as an elephant, a Sherpa leading an expedition up Mount Everest, and a movie star signing autographs as she tries to avoid going to school.

Little Lola by Julie Saab
After climbing aboard a school bus, a curious cat spends an enjoyable day at school.

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