Back to School Fun

Introduction:
 

Back 2 School FunBack to School Fun

Get ready for back to school with fun websites and great books to read.

Internet Links:

Great SchoolsGreat Schools
http://www.greatschools.org/back-to-school/

Get organized with great tips for a fresh new school year.

 

Ehow school informationeHow Back to School
http://www.ehow.com/ehow-back-to-school/

Helpful back to school tips for parents and children.

 

Primary Games - School funPrimary Games - School Fun
http://www.primarygames.com/holidays/back_to_school/games.htm

Relax with some back to school games.

 

NickJr Back to schoolNick Jr. Back to School Fun
http://www.nickjr.com/back-to-school/
Get ready for school with Nick Jr.

 

Surfnet School GamesSurfnetkids - Back to School Games
http://www.backtoschoolfun.net/games/

Enjoy some back to school fun.


 

Enchanted Learning
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/crafts/backtoschool/ 
Activities and crafts for back to school.

 

Free coloring pagesFree Kids Coloring
http://www.freekidscoloring.com/back-to-school/
Free back to school coloring pages.



More Back to School Resources
http://www.bklynpubliclibrary.org/explore-topic/kids/back-school
More information to explore that can help you with your homework.
 

Database:

Encyclopedia Britannica Online for Kids

In what year did New York Schools become free?

Answer: 1867
 

Print Resources:

Amelia Bedelia goes back to school, book coverAmelia Bedelia goes back to school
by Herman Parish
J-E PARISH
Amelia Bedelia is ready to learn, but it's the class that gets a lesson in reading, writing, and ridiculousness! Pull back the flaps to peek at Amelia Bedelia's school day.
 

Amelia's back to school survival guide, book coverAmelia's back-to-school survival guide 
by Marissa Moss
J FIC MOSS
A bind-up of two popular stories from the best-selling series includes Vote 4 Amelia, in which Amelia battles to save a friend's reputation during a cruel smear campaign; and Amelia's Guide to Babysitting, in which Amelia and Carly encounter unexpected challenges from a first babysitting charge.
 

Back to school Tortoise, book coverBack to school Tortoise
by Lucy M. George
J-E GEORGE
Summer is over and Tortoise must summon the courage to go back to school.

 

Back to school with Betsy, book coverBack to school with Betsy
by Carolyn Haywood
J FIC HAYWOOD
Third-grader Betsy and her friend Billy seem to be always getting into scrapes both inside and outside of school.

 

Back to school safety, book coverBack-to-school safety
by Lisa M. Herrington
J 363.1193 H
What do you need to know about school safety? Learn about it here.




The Berenstain Bears go back to school, book coverThe Berenstain Bears go back to school
by Stan & Jan Berenstain ; with [illustrations by] Mike Berenstain
J-E BERENSTAIN
On the first day of the new school year, the Berenstain cubs are reminded that "though school is a challenge, it can also be fun."

 

Fred & Anthony's horrible, hideous back-to-school thriller, book coverFred & Anthony's horrible, hideous back-to-school thriller
by Esile Arevamirp with Elise Primavera
J FIC PRIMAVERA
When Fred and Anthony discover that the new student, Billy Bob Bomzie, is the source of the disturbing changes at Sunny Babbling Brook Elementary, they travel to the Netherworld in order to stop his evil plans.

 

Back to school for Rotten Ralph, book coverBack to school for Rotten Ralph
written by Jack Gantos ; illustrated by Nicole Rubel
J-E GANTOS
Afraid of being left alone, Rotten Ralph, the nasty red cat, follows Sarah to school and tries to prevent her from making new friends.

 

Louise the big cheese and the back-to-school smarty-pants, book coverLouise the big cheese and the back-to-school smarty-pants
by Elise Primavera ; illustrated by Diane Goode
J-E PRIMAVERA
Louise the Big Cheese is determined to make the grade in school this year and that means straight A's. But she's stuck with the toughest teacher ever. Will Louise make the grade?

 

 back to school, Splat!, book coverSplat the cat : back to school, Splat!
cover art by Rob Scotton ; text by Laura Bergen ; interior pencils by Charles Grosvenor ; interior color by Joe Merkel
J-E BERGEN
"How can there be homework when it's only the first day of school? Splat must pick only one of all of his fun summer adventures to share with his classmates at show-and-tell. But in the end, Splat may find that the best part of his summer wasn't an adventure at all..."


For More Back to School Titles Look at This List
http://www.brooklynpubliclibrary.org/sites/default/files/files/pdf/kidzone/booklists/Back_to_School%20August%202011.pdf