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What to Read with Kids on the First Day of School?

We’ve reached that point in the summer where I can’t remember the last time it was cold. It’s a telltale sign that fall is coming and: school.

If you’re a teacher or librarian thinking about what to read as the school year begins, I have a couple sources of possible inspiration.

First up, 5th grade teacher Colby Sharp shares the book he will be reading aloud with his students to begin the year.

Jillian Heise is a K-5 Library/Media Teacher (and #ClassroomBookADay creator) and has a great batch of books well suited to the beginning of the year.

And some random K-3 school librarian in Michigan has also made some posts with books to begin the school year.

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About Travis Jonker

Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at scopenotes@gmail.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.