As a children’s book author I believe in promoting literacy across all channels to get kids hooked on reading. We have curated a list of 20 Best Books to start the school year with. Head to your local library and check them out. Add them to your Amazon cart. Search these books on YouTube—do whatever you need to do to get these books in the hands of your children!

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20 Terrific Books For Back-To-School

  1. The Invisible Boy
  2. A Bad Case of Stripes
  3. Chrysanthemum
  4. Do Unto Otters
  5. Elmer
  6. The Kissing Hand
  7. The Sandwich Swap
  8. Because You Are My Teacher
  9. Chocolate Milk, Por Favor
  10. Timothy Goes to School
  11. Strictly No Elephants
  12. Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon
  13. The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes
  14. Wemberly Worried
  15. The Recess Queen
  16. Each Kindness
  17. Lacey Walker, Nonstop Talker
  18. Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun
  19. How I Spent My Summer Vacation
  20. The Name Jar

Cardinal Rule Press (representing Maria Dismondy) and Goodreads invite you to
check out this special section on their website which is designed for parents and educators to get excited about reading as they start the new school year.

This online resource of popular books lists, blog posts, author interviews and more, will help kids get hooked on reading. There is also a community forum to share favorite titles and ideas plus a fun giveaway sponsored by Lego Friends that you and your followers can enter too! ** Anyone can visit and browse the page, however, free registration with Goodreads is required to comment and enter the giveaway. Enter to win books today!

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“A book is a gift you can open again, and again and again!” ~ Garrison Keiller

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