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By Deidre, Chelan Library, and Clare, Peshastin Library

September!  Summer fun has ended, the weather is cooling, and fall is in the air. Time to go back to school!  A new school year means new opportunities and challenges.  Whether your child is attending school for the first time or has many first day back to school experiences,  NCW Libraries has  the resources to meet those challenges and opportunities.

For those first day jitters and what to expect share these read aloud picture books:


First Day Jitters by Julie Danneberg


Wemberly Worried by Kevin Henkes

day begin

The Day You Begin by Jacqueline Woodson, illustrated by Rafael Lopez


Camp Tiger by Susan Choi, illustrated by John Rocco

To build confidence and reassure your first time student:

stand tall

Stand Tall Molly Lou Melon  by Patti Lovell, illustrated by David Catrow

magical yet

The Magical Yet  by Angela Ditterlizi


The King of Kindergarten by Derrick Barnes, illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton

Social interactions are a big part of school, share these books about manners, responsibilities, and getting along with others:


The Name Jar by Yangsook Choi


We Don’t Eat Our Classmates by  Ryan T. Higgins

Check out our online resources:

  • Homework Help Now Live tutoring, writing lab, language lab, and more. Available in English and Spanish.
  • Tumble Book Library  ebooks, read alongs, language learning, games and puzzles. Available in English, Spanish, and French. 
  • Gale In Context:  Elementary – Books, news, pictures, and videos about animals, music, and more.
  • Gale In Context:  Middle School – Academic articles, images, topic selections, and more for middle schoolers.
  • eLibrary Curriculum Edition: Extensive collection of journals, magazines, and digital resources designed specifically for K-12 students. 

Read about more of our online educational resources here.


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