You Belong Book Project - August Book List

You Belong Book Project - August Book List Image

Below you will find a specially curated list of early childhood books in celebration of School Readiness Month. If you are donating to the book drive this month, we encourage you to pick a book from this list.  Books with a * at the end are books that were read for this month's You Belong Book Project Story Time. 

You can learn more about the You Belong Book Project, or watch the You Belong Book Project Story Time videos here

All Are Welcome by Alexandra Penfold; illustrated by Suzanne Kaufman  
Corduroy Goes to School by Don Freeman and B.G. Hennessy; illustrated by Lisa McCue
Countdown to Kindergarten by Alison McGhee; illustrated by Harry Bliss
Froggy Goes to School by Jonathan London; illustrated by Frank Remkiewicz
How to Get Your Teacher Ready by Jean Reagan; illustrated by Lee Wildish
I Am Too Absolutely Small for School by Lauren Child
If you Take a Mouse to School by Laura Numberoff; Illustrated by Felicia Bond
Llama Llama Misses Mama by Anna Dewdney
Maisy Goes to Preschool by Lucy Cousins
Staying Safe at School by Thomas Kingsley Troupe; Illustrated by Kat Uno
The Day You Begin by Jacqueline Woodson; illustrated by Rafael López
The Pigeon HAS to Go to School! by Mo Willems
The School Book by Todd Parr
Waffles the Chicken Classroom Jitters: A Children's Book About Starting School, Starting Conversations, and Making Friends by Ken and Ashley Matthews