BAck To School
Titles for returning students.
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
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
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
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!
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.  of cover.
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.
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.
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
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!
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."
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!
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.