You’ll find all of our lists of books about school below, as well as other articles related to school prep and readiness for you and your children.
We’ve ordered the posts by age level from the youngest to oldest readers. You’ll see book recommendations for your child’s very first day of school and books we loved as high schoolers.
At the bottom, you’ll see the posts for parent back-to-school prep, including cookbooks we love to use when packing school lunches and literary school supply suggestions.
Before you look at the lists below, check out this fun reel we made for Instagram,
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A selection of our favorite picture books about school for first-timers. These books are geared towards addressing worry and explaining what to expect at school for preschool and kindergarten students. They are cheerful ways to get your child ready for the first step in their education.
The perfect books about school for returning students. These books range from picture books to early readers to middle-grade stories. These books are about the fun and silliness of learning and making friends at school.
This list is comprised of 21 fantasies, LGBTQ, thrillers, mysteries, and YA books with dark academia settings. If you want books about schools for adults, this is your list!
Some of the books we learn about in High School stay with us forever, while others still evoke feelings of rage. Which ones make our must-read list? Check this out and tell us which books, good or bad, have stayed with you from your high school days.
A good teacher can stay with you for your entire life. Similarly, great teachers in literature have the same ability to capture the heart of readers. In this list, we rounded up our favorite teachers in books as part of a teacher appreciation post.
School Prep Articles
Prepare your child for school by helping them develop their reading readiness skills. Articles on this page are based on age and go from newborn to early chapter books. You’ll be able to find book suggestions and helpful activities for each stage of reading.
When it comes to school prep, a good planner reigns supreme. We are firmly on team paper planners, but we use different tools in each of our households. Take a look at the Happy Planner, The Simplified Planner, Cocoa Daisy’s Planner system, and more in this post.
Bookish School Supplies
Book-Inspired School Supplies
Looking for fun book-inspired backpacks, pencils, notebooks, and other school supplies? Check out some of these finds below!