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Books for back to school

BaileySummer is winding to a close (boo!), which means it’s almost time for school to start (yay?).

We’ve updated our recommended back-to-school reading list with picture books, easy readers, chapter books, and novels so students from preschool to high school can get back in the swing of things. All of the titles were published in the last few years and recommended by The Horn Book Magazine.

What are your favorite books featuring school-year ups, downs, excitements, and anxieties? Let us know in the comments!

Katie Bircher About Katie Bircher

Katie Bircher, associate editor at The Horn Book, Inc., is a former bookseller and holds an MA in children's literature from Simmons College. She served as chair of the 2018 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award committee. Follow Katie on Twitter @lyraelle.

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