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Picture Books to Read for Back to School

It's almost back-to-school time for you and your kids! It is time to buy your school supplies, clothes for this upcoming school year, and these awesome back-to-school themed books that your kids ages 4-8 will love! 
I Love My Fur!

In this delightful follow-up to I Love My Fangs!, a little Bigfoot learns that while it’s important to love yourself, sharing that love is what truly matters.

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Nerdycorn
Illustrated by Erin Kraan

Fern isn’t your usual unicorn…she loves chemistry and math more than glitter or flowers—and she refuses to change who she is in this sweet and empowering picture book about being yourself—and standing up for yourself, too!

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I'm Gonna Push Through!
Illustrated by Shannon Wright

Based on the Push Through movement that inspires kids worldwide, this is an empowering, energetic, and all-inclusive picture book that celebrates resilience in the face of adversity.

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Rescuing Mrs. Birdley
Illustrated by Emma Reynolds

In this wildly charming and fantastically imaginative story by the New York Times bestselling author of Creepy Carrots and Creepy Pair of Underwear, a young animal expert knows just what to do when she spots her teacher in the wild.

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Our Favorite Day of the Year
Illustrated by Rahele Jomepour Bell

A heartwarming picture book following a group of boys from different backgrounds throughout the school year as they become the best of friends.

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I Love My Fangs!

Is a vampire still a vampire if his fang is all wobbly? Find out in this funny and endearing spin on the classic first lost tooth story.

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When You Need Wings
Illustrated by Lita Judge

In the tradition of Where the Wild Things Are, beloved author-illustrator Lita Judge brings us a soaring story about the power of imagination.

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Truman
Illustrated by Lucy Ruth Cummins

After his best friend Sarah leaves for her first day of school, a tortoise named Truman goes on an adventure across the living room and learns to be brave in this thoughtful and heartwarming twist on a first experience story.

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All Kids Are Good Kids
Illustrated by Susie Hammer

This sweet board book celebrates different types of children that have one important thing in common: they’re all good kids—and every kid is one of a kind.

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Meet Your School!

With Lift-the-Flaps!

Illustrated by Melissa Crowton

Welcome to the first day of school! Go on a lift-the-flap adventure to discover the fun surprises waiting for kids on their first day of school!

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Click, Clack, Quack to School!
Illustrated by Betsy Lewin

They can stand in line (sort of), use indoor voices (perhaps), and are capable of sharing (rumor has it), so the Click Clack critters are ready for school…but is school ready for them? A charming addition to the award-winning Click, Clack series from the New York Times bestselling and Caldecott winning team who brought you Click, Clack, Moo and Click, Clack, Surprise!

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The Hair of Zoe Fleefenbacher Goes to School
Illustrated by Ard Hoyt

Acclaimed author Laurie Halse Anderson and vibrant illustrator Ard Hoyt style a hair-raising story that is sure to be a ‘do!

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Idea Jar
Illustrated by Deb Pilutti

From the author of Warning: Do Not Open This Book comes a lively story about a teacher’s special jar where her students keep their story ideas—but watch out when those ideas go on the loose!

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Snoopy Goes to School
Adapted by Jason Cooper / Illustrated by Robert Pope

Celebrate the back-to-school season with Snoopy, Charlie Brown, and the rest of the Peanuts gang in this 8x8 storybook!

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Going Places

A go-cart contest inspires imagination to take flight in this picture book for creators of all ages, with art from New York Times bestselling illustrator Peter H. Reynolds.

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Olivia the Spy
Illustrated by Ian Falconer

Everyone’s favorite pig is about to have a birthday…but will her penchant for eavesdropping lead to more than presents?

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It's Your First Day of School, Busy Bus!

It’s the first day of school! But is Busy Bus ready? Find out in this darling picture book that showcases the excitement and worries little ones experience as they prepare for their first day.

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The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore
Illustrated by William Joyce and Joe Bluhm

The book that inspired the Academy Awardwinning short film, from New York Times bestselling author and beloved visionary William Joyce.

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Super Manny Stands Up!

New York Times bestselling author Kelly DiPucchio and illustrator Stephanie Graegin bring a lionhearted new hero to life in this tender, sparkling story about standing up for what’s right—and finding your inner superpowers.

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