When it comes to the first day of school, many young kids can have some apprehension about starting a new class. The thought of getting a new teacher may be a frightening one. They may worry about fitting in and making friends. There are picture books out there that can alleviate these fears by having relatable characters that are also going to a new class but as each story progresses, the new experiences become familiar and comfortable for both the main character involved and also for the reader. These are my best picks of First Grade back to school picture books that are all about easing the new transition into First Grade.
Did you know that all of the books below can be read on most devices?
As we are on the topic of books for your classroom library, you can see my 10 Classroom Library Tips for helpful and creative ways to have the best library for your class.