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School Stories

For the beginning of the school year, we're sharing our collection of stories all about school.

School Stories

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Tales of the School Zombies by Scott Nickel. For ages 8-10. Homework, field trips, and summer school. Oh yeah, and zombies! Trevor's boring school days are over when zombies arrive. It looks like Trevor has more than just summer school and homework to worry about in these for zombie adventures!

An A-MAZE-ing School Adventure by Jill Kalz. For ages 4-8. There’s only one way out. Will you find it? Or will you get lost in the lunchroom? Jumbled in the gym? Muddled in the media center? Get ready for an A-MAZE-ing Adventure through school!

Fangs! by Alan MacDonald. For ages 6-8. Wherever Bertie goes, chaos follows, and this trio of stories is no exception. Join Bertie as he attempts to prove the grumpy school custodian is a vampire, finds himself modeling the latest fashions, and gets a serious "scare-cut" at the barbers.

The Teacher Who Forgot Too Much by Steve Brezenoff. For ages 8-11. Catalina "Cat" Duran and her class are off to the recycling center for what seems like the worst field trip ever. But when they arrive, they find out that the recycling plant has been sabotaged! Only Cat and her friends can save the day (and help save the Earth, too!).

Faith and the Camp Snob by Jen Jones. For ages 9-12. Faith, the new girl, knows she's not the typical cheerleader. She's lanky, shy, and avoids the spotlight. When she goes to cheer camp, her snobby teammate stops at nothing to embarrass her. To shine on her new squad, Faith will have to learn to lean on her friends and believe in herself.

Bullying by Lori Hile. For ages 11-15. Imagine walking around with a knot in your stomach, each day, every day. That's how many victims of bullying feel. Others suffer more - and take their own lives. So is bullying normal? This book shows how to understand and deal with the bullying that occurs everyday in streets, schools, and the digital world, exploding some myths along the way.

Little Rock Girl 1957: How a Photograph Changed the Fight for Integration by Shelley Tougas. Nine African American students made history when they defied a governor and integrated an Arkansas high school in 1957. It was the photo of one of the nine trying to enter the school a young girl being taunted, harassed and threatened by an angry mob that grabbed the world’s attention and kept its disapproving gaze on Little Rock, Arkansas.

The Lost Lunch by Lori Mortensen. For ages 5-7. When Andrew's lunch goes missing, he is left sad and hungry. With the help of his friend Dylan, the search for the lost lunch begins!

Shark in the Library! by Cari Meister. For ages 5-7. Noah is thrilled when the week's library theme is sea creatures. But when Noah can't find the stuffed shark, he is disappointed. Noah knows there is a shark in the library, and he is going to find it!

Field Trip for School Bus by Melinda Melton Crow. For ages 4-6. School Bus has a busy day. He is in charge of taking the children to the zoo on a field trip.

Little Lizard's First Day by Melinda Melton Crow. For ages 4-6. It's Gary the lizards first day of school.

New Firsts by Diana G Gallagher. For ages 9-13. They've been best friends for years, but when the first week of high school rolls around, Claudia and Monica know things are going to change. Boys, homework, friendships - everything seems to be different from middle school. Can their friendship survive?

Chuckle Squad: Jokes About Classrooms, Sports, Food, Teachres, and Other School Subjects by Michael Dahl. For ages 6-8. A collection of jokes about school.

Lucky School Bus by Melinda Melton Crow. For ages 4-6. It is the first day of school, and School Bus is excited. Tractor, Train, and Fire Truck wish him luck on his big day!

Manners at School by Sian Smith. For ages 4-6. The Oh, Behave! series introduces young readers to the concept of good manners through a combination of simple, leveled text and engaging photographs. This book looks at manners at school, and explains how readers should behave in a number of different situations, why it matters, and the possible repercussions of having bad manners.

Max and Zoe at the Library by Shelley Sateren. For ages 5-8. Max is having trouble taking care of his library books, and Zoe is ready to help him. She explains that folding the pages into dog ears is not good book manners. Max needs to find a way to show the librarian that he has learned his lesson and will take better care of the books.

Max and Zoe at School by Shelley Sateren. For ages 5-8. Max's desk is so messy that his teacher makes him stay in from recess to clean it. Thankfully Zoe stays in to help him. While cleaning, they find a month of homework buried in the mess. Max has a lot of work to do before he can go out and play in the snow.

First Day, No Way! by Lori Mortensen. For ages 5-7. Kaylee and Jenna have always been in the same class-until this year. Without Jenna by her side, Kaylee has a bad case of the first day blues. Will anything, or anyone, cheer her up?

Katie Woo Rules the School by Fran Manushkin. For ages 5-7. For Katie Woo, school is one big adventure. Join the stylish schoolgirl as she learns how to be a great classmate and friend. From the school play to the class pet, Katie knows how to rule the school!

Bus Ride Bully by Cari Meister. For ages 5-7. Gavin hates riding the bus. Max, the bus bully, is always picking on him. But when Max is gone for a few days, Gavin starts to worry. Does Gavin actually miss the bus bully?

Zeke Meeks vs the Stinkin' Science Fair by D.L. Green. For ages 7-10. Normally, Zeke Meeks wouldn't care too much about the science fair, but he needs the prize money. If he doesn't pay Grace Change fifty dollars, she'll use her evil fingernails to rip his face off. Now if only he could find a project that doesn't make the dog sick or clog up the pipes.

My First Day at a New School by Charlotte Guillain. For ages 5-8. Readers learn all about what to expect on this big day in a child’s life.

Too Shy for Show-and-Tell by Beth Bracken. For ages 4-6. Sam is a quiet little boy who hates show-and-tell. Just thinking about it makes his stomach hurt. Sam must find a way to conquer his fear of show-and-tell.

School Shake-Up by Jill Kalz. For ages 5-9. Are they crouching in the cafeteria? Curled around the computers? Bouncing inside the bus? All sorts of sneaky objects are hiding in these picture puzzles, and they don't want to be found. Look close and seek them out!