It’s getting to be that time of year again. If they’re not already back in school, the kids will be shouldering their backpacks and toting their lunch bags again soon. Here are some picture books and chapter books to help grade schoolers through the transition.
A.J. and the gang from My Weird School star in this special series of after-school, holiday-themed chapter books featuring all-new hilarious stories and thirty-two pages of games, puzzles, and more.
Summer is almost over, and you know what that means—time to head back to school! But 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.
Bestselling author Dan Gutman brings his kid-friendly sense of humor to this all-new series of holiday adventures. With My Weird School checklists and trivia plus tons of fun facts and puzzles, this is one weird back-to-school special you don’t want to miss!
Penny is excited to startthe year with her best friend right beside her in the same classroom.
This humorous take on Clement C. Moore’s classic tale has a perfect twist ending that will surprise readers—–as well as the “heroine” of the story—–and help all about-to-be first-graders through their own backto- school jitters.
Carolyn Haywood’s stories about her irrepressible character Betsy have never been out of print, and now, thanks to dynamic new covers, the Betsy books will find their way onto the bookshelves of modern young readers–and into the hearts of a whole new generation.
Third grade begins with disappointment–Betsy’s beloved teacher, Miss Grey, won’t be teachng anymore. But the new year is packed with fun and surprises, including one great piece of news that Betsy declares is about “the wonderfullest thing that ever happened.”