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12 Back-to-School Books for Kids of All Ages

by Erin Dower

Starting the school year is a universally exciting and nerve-wracking time for kids (and their parents!). Whether your child is off to preschool, kindergarten, middle school, or any grade in between, find some classic and new back-to-school stories that will help prepare and excite him for the year ahead! Looking for more? Use our Book Finder tool to search for new books for kids of all ages!

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The Berenstain Bears Go to School by Stan and Jan Berenstain


Sometimes it takes some familiar old characters to get kids comfortable with a new experience. In this 1978 book from the beloved Berenstain Bears series, Sister Bear conquers her fear of going to kindergarten by meeting her teacher, Miss Honeybear, in advance and learning about all the fun things that happen in school.

Ages: 3-7

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Next: The Pout-Pout Fish Goes to School by Deborah Diesen

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