OverDrive: Back to School with eBooks

It’s that time again.  Ease into the school year with these great OverDrive eBooks:

The Berenstain Bears go to School, by Jan and Stan Berenstain.  A reassuring story for kids just starting kindergarten. Sister Bear is afraid that she may not like school and Brother Bear reassures her that school is fun. Sure enough, she has a great time.

250 Words Every High School Freshman Needs to Know, by Edward B. Fiske.  Here are the 250 most important words students need to know to be successful in high school and beyond, from the former education editor of the New York Times.

Raymond and Graham Rule the School, by Mike Knudsen.  Best friends Raymond and Graham have looked forward to being the "oldest, coolest, toughest" boys at East Millcreek Elementary School, but from the start of fourth grade everything goes wrong, from getting the scary teacher to not getting the lead in the school play.

Franklin Goes to School, by Paulette Bourgeois.  On the first day of school, Franklin is a little nervous, but his teacher, Mr. Owl, knows just what to do.

Middle School: the Worst Years of my Life, by James Patterson and Chris Tebbetts.  [downloadable audiobook]  When Rafe Khatchadorian enters middle school, he teams up with his best friend, "Leo the Silent," to create a game to make school more fun by trying to break every rule in the school's code of conduct.

Fiske Countdown to College: 41 to-do lists and a plan for every year of high school, by Edward B. Fiske and Bruce G. Hammond.  28 "to-do" lists for parents and students, ten "don't" lists, three "top 10" lists, and two glossaries, divided by year, walk you through the college prep process.  

Boomer Goes to School, by Constance W. McGeorge.  Like many new students, Boomer finds that going to school can be a bit confusing . . . at first. But in the end, he discovers that school is a great place for friends, learning, and fun!

We Love Our School! by Judy Sierra and Linda Davick.  A read-together rebus story about a frog, a duck, a mouse, and a snail on the first day of school.  Children about to enter kindergarten or first grade who long to be able to read will get a sense of accomplishment by "reading" the little rebus pictures in the story.

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