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     August means a new school year is on the horizon. This means crisp new sheets of paper, freshly sharpened pencils, and brand-new school uniforms. This also means getting to know your teachers and making new friends!  If any of these things make you nervous, don’t fret, here are books to help ease those back to school blues!



For kids looking to ease those first day jitters:

The King of Kindergarten by Derrick Barnes

How to Get Your Teacher Ready by Jean Reagan

We Don’t Eat Our Classmates by Ryan T. Higgins

So Big by Mike Wohnoutka

Mermaid School by Joanne Stewart




For teens looking to get through the real challenges of middle and high school:

I Funny by James Patterson

The Misadventures of Max Crumbly: Locker Hero by Rachel Renee Russell

You Asked for Perfect by Laura Silverman

Call it What You Want by Brigid Kemmerer

The Game Can’t Love You Back by Karole Cozzo



      So, while you’re walking down the halls looking for your next class and hearing lockers slam, remember that if you’re interested, Harris County has some great material to help guide you through the rest of the year, so come check them out now! Happy school year!

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