Back to School: A Picture Book Roundup

Written by Julie Azzam on .


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Now that it's August, our thoughts naturally turn to the start of the upcoming school year. As a teacher, August is when I rush to write syllabi, draft lesson plans, and photocopy things for the first day. But for those who are students, after the "back to school" clothes shopping, there's always a mixture of excitement and anxiety about what a new class, teacher, or school will be like. I've selected a few picture books that will set anxious kids (and parents) at ease about the start of a new school year.

Read about three great back to school books...

Julie Azzam is the mother of two young children and an ardent fan of children's literature, especially picture books. She teaches literature at the University of Pittsburgh.

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