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10 Books to Scare Away Back-to-School Jitters
August 28, 2014 by
Lauren Holstein (LAE)
Shake off the back-to-school blues with these ten books that remind kids that school can be
! All of these titles are available for download in
Learning Ally's accessible audiobook library
"Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes"
by Eric Litwin and James Dean
Pete is one rad cat, but he isn't too cool for school. BONUS: Groovy and adorable
Pete the Cat video
"If You Take a Mouse to School"
by Laura Numeroff
The lovable mouse from New York Times bestseller
"If You Give a Mouse a Cookie"
heads to school.
by Kate McMullan and George Booth
Iconic New Yorker cartoonist Booth partners with McMullan to provide giggles for a younger audience.
"Louise the Big Cheese and the Back-to-School Smarty-Pants"
by Elise Primavera and Diane Goode
Louise learns there's more to life than good grades.
"The New Kid at School"
by Kate McMullan
Who can deny that school would be more thrilling with a few dragons?
"Amelia Bedelia's First Day of School"
by Herman Parish and Lynne Avril
For the first time, readers get to meet beloved character Amelia Bedelia as a child.
"First Day Jitters"
by Julie Danneberg and Judy Love
Sarah is afraid to start at a new school, but both she and the reader are in for a surprise when she gets to her class.
It's the First Day of School... Forever!"
by R.L. Stine
Artie arrives at a new school and finds that he's in for a very,
long first day.
"Arthur's Back to School Day"
by Lillian Hoban
Arthur goes on an unexpected adventure as he kicks off a new school year.
"Is Your Buffalo Ready for Kindergarten?"
by Audrey Vernick and Daniel Jennewein
Your buffalo is growing up. He plays with friends. He shares his toys. He's smart! But is he ready for kindergarten?
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