BAck To School

Titles for returning students.

Arthur's back-to-school surprise

Arthur's back-to-school surprise

by Brown, Marc Tolon

Arthur is in for some embarrassing moments after he, D.W., and their mother shop for school supplies and end up buying two identical backpacks.

Cool dog, school dog

Cool dog, school dog

by Heiligman, Deborah

When Tinka the dog follows her owner to school and creates havoc, the children discover a way to let her stay in the classroom and help.

Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa : school days

Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa : school days

by Silverman, Erica

Cocoa the horse does not want Cowgirl Kate to go to school without him.

Diary of a wimpy kid : Greg Heffley's journal

Diary of a wimpy kid : Greg Heffley's journal

by Kinney, Jeff

Greg records his sixth grade experiences in a middle school where he and his best friend, Rowley, undersized weaklings amid boys who need to shave twice daily, hope just to survive, but when Rowley grows more popular, Greg must take drastic measures to save their friendship.

High hopes for Addy

High hopes for Addy

by Porter, Connie Rose

Few children's book series can match the runaway success of the American Girls Short Stories. In one year we've sold nearly 2 million copies of these perfectly pocket-sized (4 1/2" x 6") hardcover books featuring the adventures of the American Girls. Full-color illustrations, a historical picture essay, and directions for a craft project in every boo

Llama Llama misses Mama

Llama Llama misses Mama

by Dewdney, Anna

Llama Llama experiences separation anxiety on his first day of nursery school.

Monster Academy

Monster Academy

by Yolen, Jane

It is the first day of school at Monster Academy, where all the monsters go, and the lesson for the day involves counting missing teeth, and Vic the vampire is sad because he still has both fangs--until Jo, a troublemaking student who whirls like a dervish but is actually a human, gives him an apple at lunch

My teacher is an alien

My teacher is an alien

by Coville, Bruce

Sixth grade is just out of this world... Susan Simmons can tell that her new substitute teacher is really weird. But she doesn't know how weird until she catches him peeling off his face -- and she realizes that "Mr. Smith" is really an alien! At first no one will believe her -- except Peter Thompson, the class brain. When Peter and Susan discover Mr. Smith's horrible plans for their classmates, they know they have to act fast. Only they can get rid of their extra-terrestrial visitor -- and save the rest of the sixth grade class from a fate worse than math tests!

Pete the cat : rocking in my school shoes

Pete the cat : rocking in my school shoes

by Litwin, Eric

Pete the cat wears his school shoes when visiting the library, the lunchroom, the playground, and more while singing his special song.

The pigeon has to go to school!

The pigeon has to go to school!

by Willems, Mo

The pigeon must go to school, but frets about math, learning the alphabet, heavy backpacks, and what the teacher and other birds will think of him.

School's first day of school

School's first day of school

by Rex, Adam

"It's the first day of school at Frederick Douglass Elementary and everyone's just a little bit nervous, especially the school itself"-- Provided by publisher.

Splat the cat. Back to school, Splat!

Splat the cat. Back to school, Splat!

by Bergen, Lara

"How can there be homework when it's only the first day of school? Splat must pick only one of all of his fun summer adventures to share with his classmates at show-and-tell. But in the end, Splat may find that the best part of his summer wasn't an adventure at all..."--p. [4] of cover.

The survival guide to bullying : written by a teen

The survival guide to bullying : written by a teen

by Mayrock, Aija

NEW, updated edition! Written by a teenager who was bullied throughout middle school and high school, this kid-friendly book offers a fresh and relatable perspective on bullying. Along the way, the author offers guidance as well as different strategies that helped her get through even the toughest of days. The Survival Guide to Bullying covers everything from cyber bullying to how to deal with fear and how to create the life you dream of having. From inspiring "roems" (rap poems), survival tips, personal stories, and quick quizzes, this book will light the way to a brighter future. This updated edition also features new, never-before-seen content including a chapter about how to talk to parents, an epilogue, and an exclusive Q&A with the author.

Wayside School is falling down

Wayside School is falling down

by Sachar, Louis

More humorous episodes from the classroom on the thirtieth floor of Wayside School, where students learn to tango, face the cafeteria's dreaded Mushroom Surprise, and study a hobo during Show and Tell. Sequel to "Sideways Stories from Wayside School."

When you reach me

When you reach me

by Stead, Rebecca

As her mother prepares to be a contestant on the 1980s television game show, "The $20,000 Pyramid, " a twelve-year-old New York City girl tries to make sense of a series of mysterious notes received from an anonymous source that seems to defy the laws of time and space.

Wonder

Wonder

by Palacio, R. J.

Ten-year-old Auggie Pullman, who was born with extreme facial abnormalities and was not expected to survive, goes from being home-schooled to entering fifth grade at a private middle school in Manhattan, which entails enduring the taunting and fear of his classmates as he struggles to be seen as just another student

Back to school for Rotten Ralph

Back to school for Rotten Ralph

by Gantos, Jack

In Back to School for Rotten Ralph, summer is over, and Sarah can't wait to start school and make some new friends -- other than her rotten cat, Ralph. But Ralph wants to be Sarah's only friend, and he won't be left behind. When Sarah boards the school bus, he disguises himself as a student, follows her to class, and starts his scheme of sabotage. Ralph's plan works brilliantly until his true identity is revealed and the entire class wants to be friends with Sarah and Ralph!

Cam Jansen and the first day of school mystery

Cam Jansen and the first day of school mystery

by Adler, David A.

On her first day of fifth grade, Cam Jansen uses her photographic memory to help the police find a car thief. Includes a memory game.

Claudia and mean Janine

Claudia and mean Janine

by Telgemeier, Raina

Claudia and her sister, Janine, may as well be from two different planets. But when something terrible happens to their grandmother, the two sisters discover they're more alike than they originally had thought.

Clifford's first school day

Clifford's first school day

by Bridwell, Norman

Clifford is going to school! Emily Elizabeth remembers taking her small red puppy Clifford to school and all the comical calamities that occured there. Clifford tries to fingerpaint and, sliding through the paint, makes a very creative masterpiece. Then, during water play, he is captain of the ship, until he tips over the mast and falls into the water! A bag of flour used to make cookies for snack time intrigues Clifford, until it falls on him, and covers him with white powder! Oh Clifford! However, he's not done yet. Outside, Emily Elizabeth puts him on a slide and, CRASH! He lands in someone's sand castle! But Clifford helps repair it and all is well. Emily Elizabeth's teacher asks her to bring Clifford back when he's a little bigger. As Emily Elizabeth says, "She should see him now."

Eleanor & Park

Eleanor & Park

by Rowell, Rainbow

Set over the course of one school year in 1986, this is the story of two star-crossed misfits -- smart enough to know that first love almost never lasts, but brave and desperate enough to try.

If you take a mouse to school

If you take a mouse to school

by Numeroff, Laura Joffe

If you take a mouse to school, he'll ask you for your lunch box. When you give him your lunch box, he'll want a sandwich to go in it. Then he'll need a notebook and some pencils. He'll probably want to share your backpack, too.

The famous mouse from If You Take a Mouse to the Movies and If You Give a Mouse a Cookie is back for his first day of school. Only Laura Numeroff and Felicia Bond could make school this much fun!

My teacher is a monster! (no, I am not.)

My teacher is a monster! (no, I am not.)

by Brown, Peter

Bobby thinks his teacher, Ms. Kirby, is horrible, but when he sees her outside of school and they spend a day in the park together, he discovers she might not be so bad after all.

The pout-pout fish goes to school

The pout-pout fish goes to school

by Diesen, Deborah

Mr. Fish recalls how, on his very first day of school, he anxiously went to one classroom after another watching students do things he could not, until Miss Hewitt showed him to the room that was right for beginners.

Public School Superhero

Public School Superhero

by Patterson, James

"In Kenny Wright's active imagination he's a world famous superhero, but in the real world he's a sixth grade "Grandma's Boy" whose struggles to fit in at his Washington D.C. inner city school will put his grades and family loyalty to the test"-- Provided by publisher.