Back to School

Backpacks and notebooks and pencils, oh my! Go back to school in style with these timeless reads.

  • A Fine, Fine School

    A Fine, Fine School is a delight for kids, with its colorful illustrations and gentle comeuppance for a well-meaning principal who learns that learning outside of school can be...

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  • New Kid

    Perfect for fans of Raina Telgemeier and Gene Luen Yang, New Kid is a timely, honest graphic novel about starting over at a new school where diversity is low and the struggle to...

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  • To Kill a Mockingbird: A Graphic Novel

    A beautifully crafted graphic novel adaptation of Harper Lee's beloved, Pulitzer Prize–winning American classic."Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember...

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  • How to Read Literature Like a Professor

    The classic guide, now available in a hardcover edition—a lively and entertaining introduction to literature and literary basics, including symbols, themes and contexts, that shows you how to make...

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  • American Moonshot Young Readers' Edition

    In anticipation of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, New York Times bestselling author and historian Douglas Brinkley delivers a young readers’ edition of a story...

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  • Cece Loves Science

    Cece loves science! In this STEM-themed picture book, Cece asks one of life’s most pressing questions: Do dogs eat vegetables? Cece and her best friend, Isaac, head to the lab to find out.This...

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  • My Weirder-est School #1: Dr. Snow Has Got to Go!

    With more than 23 million books sold, the My Weird School series really gets kids reading!In this first book in the My Weirder-est School series, Ella Mentry School is having...

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  • How to Read the Constitution--and Why

    An insightful, urgent, and perennially relevant handbook that lays out in common sense language how the United States Constitution works, and how its protections are eroding before our eyes—essential...

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  • Even Monsters Go to School

    In the vein of the bestselling How Do Dinosaurs…? series, this follow-up to Even Monsters Need to Sleep is a fresh and humorous back-to-school picture book.What’s...

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  • Not Just Jane

    Shelley DeWees weaves history, biography, and critical analysis into a rip-roaring narrative history's fabulous, yet mostly forgotten, female literary heritage. Rediscover Charlotte Turner Smith, Helen Maria Williams, Mary Robinson, Catherine Crowe, Sara Coleridge, Dinah Mulock Craik, and Mary Elizabeth Braddon.

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  • Pete the Kitty's First Day of Preschool

    Pete the Kitty is almost ready for his first day of preschool! It's a big day for Pete the Kitty: his first day of preschool! He meets his cool teacher, sings a few fun songs,...

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  • The Confidence Code for Girls

    “This is the book every girl needs to make her dreams come true.” -- Laurie Hernandez, Olympian and bestselling author of I Got This

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  • What to Read and Why

    In this brilliant collection, the follow-up to her New York Times bestseller Reading Like a Writer, the distinguished novelist, literary critic, and essayist celebrates the pleasures...

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  • The Cartoon Guide to Biology

    From New York Times bestselling author Larry Gonick and Davidson College biology professor David Wessner comes this comprehensive and humorous cartoon guide to topics in biologyDid...

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  • Why Poetry

    An impassioned call for a return to reading poetry and an incisive argument for poetry’s accessibility to all readers, by critically acclaimed poet Matthew ZapruderIn Why Poetry, award-winning...

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  • A Kids' Guide to America's Bill of Rights

    Which 462 words are so important that they've changed the course of American history more than once? The Bill of Rights: the first ten amendments to the Constitution, the crucial document that spells...

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