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I Don't Want to Go To School!

By: Stephanie Blake

A book to ease those first-day jitters!“No way!” is Simon’s mantra when his parents tell him that tomorrow is his first day of school. After he tries to convince himself that he is not...

Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

By: Ann Brashares

Carmen got the jeans at a thrift shop. They didn’t look all that great: they were worn, dirty, and speckled with bleach. On the night before she and her friends part for the summer, Carmen decides...

The Berenstain Bears and the Trouble at School

By: Stan & Jan Berenstain
illustrated by: the authors

While out of school for a few days with a cold, Brother Bear ignores his make-up work. And when he returns to class, he discovers the consequences of neglecting his responsibilities: he fails his division...


The Magical Ms. Plum

By: Bonny Becker
illustrated by: Amy Portnoy

Ms. Plum is the magical teacher every schoolkid wishes for!Everybody wants to be in Ms. Plum’s class. It’s not just that she teaches the usual things in unusual ways. There’s something...

Cool Zone with the Pain and the Great One

By: Judy Blume
illustrated by: James Stevenson

THE PAIN AND the Great One hardly agree on anything. But deep down, they know they can count on each other, especially at school, where it often takes two to figure things out. Like when that first baby...

The Berenstain Bears Catch the Bus

By: Stan & Jan Berenstain, illustrated by the authors

It's 7:45 a.m. and Gus the bus driver is on his way. But the Cubs aren's even up yet! Will they miss the bus? Told in humorous easy-to-read text, this simple story offers up a blow-by-blow description...


The Berenstain Bears Go to School

By: Stan and Jan Berenstain
illustrated by: the authors

Illus. in full color. A sympathetic story about Sister Bear, who conquers her fear of starting kindergarten.

Miss Brooks Loves Books (And I Don't)

By: Barbara Bottner
illustrated by: Michael Emberley

With the help of Miss Brooks, Missy’s classmates all find books they love in the library—books about fairies and dogs and trains and cowboys. But Missy dismisses them all—“Too flowery,...

The Berenstain Bears' Report Card Trouble

By: Stan & Jan Berenstain
illustrated by: the authors

It’s report card day at Bear County School–a day Brother Bear has been dreading. He’s received horrible marks in all of his classes, except gym. If only his grades were based on how many...


Resources

The Lonely Book

By: Kate Bernheimer
illustrated by: Chris Sheban

When a wonderful new book arrives at the library, at first it is loved by all, checked out constantly, and rarely spends a night on the library shelf. But over time it grows old and worn, and the children...

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Dragonfly Books

A determined boy tries to find the perfect place to curl up with his new book in this hilarious and heartwarming story, complete with audio narration. From bedroom to den, from kitchen to backyard, our...

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Friend or Fiend? with the Pain and the Great One

By: Judy Blume
illustrated by: James Stevenson

BOOK TALK
Jake and Abigail Porter have names for one another.  He calls her "The Great One" because she thinks she is so great.  She calls him "The Pain" because he is.  Jake only eats "white foods,"...


Mr. Terupt Falls Again

By: Rob Buyea

BOOK TALK
The seven students that had a special fifth-grade year with Mr. Terupt are granted the rare chance to spend another one with beloved teacher before they move on and graduate from elementary...