Back to School Picture Books

Back to School Picture Books

August 5th at 1PM ET

Class is Back in Session!

Don't miss this charming picture book panel featuring titles to get you and your young reader excited about the new school year! From a missing kindergarten teacher mystery, to a fretting backpack who finally finds a friend, to a boy that learns there is sometimes more than meets the eye, to a nervous kitten who has nightmares about the first day of school, these wonderful titles will be sure to engage and encourage your young readers! 

Tune in for:

  • Back to School, Backpack! by SIMON RICH, illustrated by TOM TORO. In this hilarious and reassuring back to school picture book, we witness how one backpack overcomes its first-day-of-school jitters and meets a new pal.

  • Mr. S: A First Day of School Book by MONICA ARNALDO. It's the first day of Kindergarten and the teacher is nowhere in sight! There's only a sandwich on the desk and one clue written on the chalkboard: Mr. S. Can these new students get to the bottom of this mystery?

  • My Teacher Has Tattoos by DARREN LOPEZ. In Xavier's neighborhood, tattoos represent gang membership. After Xavier catches an unexpected glimpse of his new teacher's tattoos, he learns that there's more than meets the eye when it comes to the cultural significance of tattoos.
  • On the Night Before Kindergarten by ROSEMARY WELLS. On the night before kindergarten, Milo dreams about all the ways things at school could go wrong. On the morning of the big day, he’s so nervous he wants Mama and Daddy to come with him, but they aren’t allowed. Will Milo be able to face kindergarten alone? 

Saturday, August 5th at 1:00PM EST via Crowdcast


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