Wednesday, August 20, 2014

The Best Back to School Books for Your Kids from Harper Children's Books

Looking for a great back to school book for your child? Harper Collins Children's Books has you covered. Check out their list of The Best Back to School Boos For Your Kids

We know how exciting and intimidating the first day of school can be for kids. Books are a great way for children to get ready for their first day back at school. Your child will be able to relate to the stories and characters in the books below, enjoy the fun adventures and learn from the challenges they faced.

Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes

Ages 4-8
The blossoming Chrysanthemum begins to wilt when she attends school and her fellow students make fun of her name. Your little one will appreciate this funny and honest story about school teasing, self-esteem and acceptance.

Clark the Shark by Bruce Hale, illustrated by Guy Francis

Ages 4-8
Clark loves life! But what happens when he is too enthusiastic for his friends and classmates to handle?

Bully by Judith Caseley

Ages 4-8
Bully is about a boy who gets advice from different people on how to handle a bully without any results. That is, until he discovers on his own how to handle the bully. This book is one that many kids will be able to identify with and shows that there are different ways to solve a difficult problem.

My New Teacher and Me! by Al Yankovic, illustrated by Wes Hargis

Ages 4-8
“Weird Al” Yankovic’s tale of Billy is an entertaining back-to-school story that’s sure to keep your kid laughing.

Rules for School by Alec Greven, illustrated by Kei Acedera

Ages 6-10
Sixth-grader Alec Greven passes down his wisdom and advice to help students starting out or the ones that started out on the wrong foot.

Lone Bean by Chudney Ross

Ages 8-12
Bean is a spunky third-grader who learns what it means to be a good friend, and that it’s possible to have more than one.

The Year of Billy Miller by Kevin Henkes

Ages 8-12
This award-winning story about second-grader Billy Miller is filled with laughter and friendship and elementary school adventures. 


  1. I have only read Lone Bean, which I liked very much. I'll have to check some of the others out. Thanks for the list.

  2. I haven't read any of these books. But will surely start from Lone Bean. It sounds to me pretty good. I have been reading "24 Christmas Stories to Welcome Jesus" which I bought from Church Supply Store for $14.99. It is a great book for children.

    Brano Willis


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