Back to School Picture Books for Your Classroom
Going back to school or starting school is a momentous time in a child’s life. Reassure your students about what to expect in new situations with these great back to school books.
Starting school is a momentous time in a child’s life. The first weeks of school set the tone for the rest of the school year.
The following picture books about school will reassure your students about school expectations. Discussions could include school rules and routines, making new friends, anxiety and fears. Some books relate to the difficulties and experiences children face throughout the school year.
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Back to School Books
Be Big!: Beatrice's First Day of First Grade by Katie Kizer
The Colour of Home by Mary Hoffman
How to Read a Book by Kwame Alexander
I Will Be Fierce by Bea Birdsong
Marianthe's Story: Painted Words by Aliki
Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready For Kindergarten by Joseph Slate
My Name is Yoon by Helen Recorvits
Nana Akua Goes to School by Tricia Elam Walker
The Proudest Blue: A Story of Hijab and Family by Ibtihaj Muhammad
Rulers of the Playground by Joseph Kuefler
We Don't Eat Our Classmates by Ryan T. Higgins
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Going back to school or starting at a new school is not easy.
What picture books about school do you use to help all your students settle into the classroom? Let me know in the comments below.