I compiled this list of “beginning school” books from several listservs. Thought you might find the list useful.

Books About a Library
Aunt Chip and the Great Triple Creek Dam Affair – Patricia Polacco
Beverly Billingsley Borrows A Book – Alexander Stadler
Book!Book!Book! – Deborah Bruss
Clara and the Bookwagon – Nancy Levinson
D.W.’s Library Card – Marc Brown
Edward and the Pirates – David McPhail
Edward in the Jungle – David McPhailI
Took My Frog to the Library – Eric Kimmel
Library Lil – Suzanne Williams
Mr. Wiggle’s Library – Carol Thompson
Red Light, Green Light, Mama and Me – Cari Best
Richard Wright and the Library Card – William Miller
Stella Louella’s Runaway Book – Lisa Campbell Ernst
The Librarian from the Black Lagoon – Mike Thaler
The Library – Sarah Stewart
The Library Dragon – Carmen Deedy
Tomas and the Library Lady – Pat Mora
What Happened to Marion’s Book? – Brooke Berg
Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Book – Lauren Child
Wild About Books – Judy Sierra


Beginning of School

A Fine Fine School- Sharon Creech
Arthur’s Teacher Trouble – Marco Brown
Beatrice Doesn’t Want to -Laura Numeroff
David Goes to School – David Shannon
Don’t Eat the Teacher – Nick Ward
First Day Jitters – Julie Danneberg
I Am Too Absolutely Small for School – Lauren Child
If You Take A Mouse to School – Laura Numeroff
Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready for Kindergarten
Never Spit on Your Shoes – Denys Cazet
The Kissing Hand – Audrey Penn
Wemberly Worried – Kevin Henkes

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