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August 2018 Book List


Infants and Toddlers


  • Baby Signs, Joy Allen

  • Peek-A-Who?, Nina Laden

  • Baby Touch and Feel:Sophie’s Busy Day, DK Publishing

  • Baby Loves to Rock!, Wednesday Kirwan

  • Baby’s Colors, Karen Katz

  • Baby Touch and Feel: Things That Go, DK Publishing

  • Baby Numbers, Karen Katz

  • Big Board Book Colors, ABC, Numbers, Roger Priddy

  • Baby Parade, Rebecca O’Connell

  • Caterpillar Spring, Butterfly Summer, Susan Hood

  • Water, Water, Everywhere, Nadeem Zaidi

  • What Floats: Splash and Giggle Bath Book, Julie Aigher- Clark

  • No More Pacifier for Piggy, Bernette Ford

Two-Year Olds & Three-Year Olds


  • The Night Before Preschool, Natasha Wing

  • What to Expect at Preschool, Heidi Murkoff

  • Maisy Goes to Preschool, Lucy Cousins

  • Peppa Pig and the Busy Day at School, Candlewick Press

  • David Goes To School, David Shannon

  • Daniel Does To School, Becky Friedman
  • Timothy Goes to School, Rosemary Wells

  • If You Take A Mouse To School, Laura Numeroff

  • Mouse’s first day of school, Lauren Thompson

Four-Year Olds & Five-Year Olds


  • I am TOO absolutely small for School, Lauren Child

  • Miss Bindergarten gets ready for Kindergarten, Joseph Slate

  • The Night Before Kindergarten, Natasha Wing

  • First Day of School, Ann Rockwell

  • Amelia Bedelia’s First Day of School, Herman Parish

  • Kindergarten, Here I Come!, D.J. Steinberg

  • If You Ever Want to Bring an Alligator to School, Don’t!, Elise Parsley

  • A Funny Thing Happened on the way to School…., David Cali

  • Manners at School, Carrie Finn

  • Froggy Goes to School, Jonathan London

  • How Do Dinosaurs Go To School?, Jane Yolen

  • Splat the Cat, Back to School Splat!, Rob Scotton



  • The Night Before First Grade, Natasha Wing

  • First Day Jitters, Julie Danneberg

  • It’s Back to School We Go!, Ellen Jackson

  • This School Year will Be the Best, Kay Winters

  • The Top 10 ways to Ruin the First Day of School, Ken Derby

  • The Exceptionally, Extraordinary Ordinary First Day of School, Albert Lorenz

  • If You Take A Mouse To School, Laura Numeroff

  • Middle School: Just My Rotten Luck, James Patterson

  • A Fine, Fine School, Sharon Creech

  • Off to First Grade, Louise Borden

  • Middle School: Get Me out of Here!, James Patterson

  • A Smart Girls Guide to Starting Middle School, Julie William Montalbo

  • Back-to-School Rules, Laurie B. Friedman