Welcome to the new Northeast Library blog series, Your Friday Five! Each week, the children's and teen staff will round up five of their favorite resources and reads around a certain topic. This Friday, we are highlighting 5 books about starting school that will help make the transition as smooth as snack pudding.
Ah, the smell of a new pack of crayons, the moans of children being awakened from a deep summer’s slumber, sharpened yellow pencils with pink erasers, the excitement of the fresh and new is in the air. Yep! you guessed it. Its back to school time. Sidebar, parents no dancing allowed, please! Whether your children are starting daycare, headed to preschool for the first time, entering kindergarten, or starting a new school, it's pretty much the norm for tummies to be filled with butterflies. Help ease their nerves -- and get them excited -- with some great books about going to school. Here are 5 outstanding books about starting school that will help make going to school seem so very cool!