As the summer break comes to an end, it's time to gear up for the new school year. While preparing for the academic journey, don't forget the essential tool that fuels a child's imagination and enhances their learning experience—books! Here are some of our favorite back-to-school books to read with your child to make this transition an exciting and positive experience.
While the back-to-school books for Kindergarten and 1st Grade on our list are all about the start of school, by 2nd and 3rd grade, students are pros at the back-to-school game. Here are some books to ignite their excitement about another year of learning, growing, and exploring!
1. Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty
Meet Ada Twist, a curious and determined young scientist with an insatiable desire to understand the world around her. This book celebrates curiosity, perseverance, and the joy of discovery.
2. The Magic Tree House Series by Mary Pope Osborne
Adventure awaits with Jack and Annie as they embark on exciting journeys through time and space. This series blends history, fantasy, and education, making it a favorite among young readers.
3. Judy Moody Was in a Mood by Megan McDonald
Dive into the world of Judy Moody, a spirited and imaginative second-grader. Follow her hilarious antics and adventures as she navigates school and life.
As you gear up for the new school year, don't underestimate the influence of a good book. Whether it's calming first-day jitters, sparking curiosity, or fostering empathy, these back-to-school reads offer more than just entertainment—they provide valuable life lessons and academic inspiration.
But why stop with just reading back-to-school books at the start of the year? An Ello subscription can help make reading a part of your everyday routine the whole school year to help your child's confidence and motivation to read soar to new heights. Wishing you and your whole family a reading and a successful school year ahead!