Going back to school is an exciting and busy time but it can also be nerve-wracking and stressful for some kids. The below books address all the emotions a child might be feeling about returning in the fall and help them feel ready to jump back in.
Young people share valuable advice—words they wish they had heard growing up—to inspire, reassure, encourage, and say You’re enough, just as you are.You can . . . be brave, challenge yourself, overcome your fears, be kind, be YOU! Come on an amazing journey with fourteen young people as they grow from birth to eighteen, learning new skills, exploring new worlds, standing up for their own and others’ rights, and following their dreams. Created in consultation with real young adults, Alexandra Strick’s groundbreaking narrative will inspire and empower young people of all ages and abilities to believe in themselves and follow their own path, especially during tough times. Complemented by Steve Antony’s exuberant and inclusive artwork, which introduces fourteen comparable fictional characters and tracks their growth page by page, You Can! is a timely and meaningful gift for graduates or any reader marking significant milestones.
"Now I know why Mom made me ride my bike to school. I missed so much!" —Stephen Colbert, host of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert"Josh Lieb continues to put out hilarious children's books that make up for his conspicuous lack of hilarious children's existential one act plays. Get on that, Lieb!!" —Jon Stewart, host of The Problem with Jon Stewart A spooky and hilarious spin on a classic children’s song, from the author of Chapter Two is Missing and the illustrator of The Panda Problem
From social-emotional learning expert Trudy Ludwig and award-winning picture book illustrator Patrice Barton (co-creators of The Invisible Boy) comes a story about managing anxiety and finding the courage to stand up for yourself and others.
An instant #1 New York Times bestseller!Award-winning actress Elizabeth Olsen and esteemed musician Robbie Arnett have created a fresh approach to wellness in a new series that shows children ways to manage anxiety. A perfect back-to-school read!
Written by kindergarten teacher and Instagram influencer affectionately known as the Tutu Teacher, comes a picture book about a class that creates a kindness pledge to ensure that their class is the kindest it can possibly be.
Kickstart your organized life with this inspiring visual guide from the author of Minimalista People are naturally curious about the homes of professional organizers. Organized Living was inspired by Shira’s desire to provide a glimpse into a rarely-seen world: The homes of people who organize others. Shira showcases the homes of twenty-five international home organizers, offering an
Book challenges and censorship laws have exploded this year in parts of the US, wiping hundreds of titles off school library shelves. Overwhelmingly, books written by LGBTQ+ and BIPOC authors and featuring characters with similar identities make up the most frequently challenged and banned titles. Hysteria and misinformation about transgender people and history standards which