Book Lists

List: School Stories

These are stories about school. Links of titles go to the page for the book on Links on authors or illustrators go to my review page for them.

General School Stories

Miss Nelson Has a Field Day by Harry Appelt, illustrated by James Marshall
Miss Nelson is Missing! by Harry Appelt, illustrated by James Marshall
Oh My Baby, Little One by Paulette Bourgeois, illustrated by Brenda Clark
Franklin Goes to School by Paulette Bourgeois, illustrated by Brenda Clark
Arthur Goes to School by Marc Brown
Strawberry Shortcake's Show-and-Tell Surprise by Megan E. Bryant
The Principal's New Clothes by Stephanie Calmenson, illustrated by Denise Brunkus
I am Too Absolutely Small for School by Lauren Child
Going to School by Anne Civardi, illustrated by Stephen Cartwright
The Report Card by Andrew Clements
Will I Have a Friend? by Miriam Cohen, illustrated by Lillian Hoban
Maisy Goes to School by Lucy Cousins
A Fine, Fine School by Sharon Creech, illustrated by Harry Bliss
School Bus by Donald Crews
The Adventures of the Bailey School Kids Series by Debbie Dadley and Marcia Thornton Jones, illustrated by John Steven Gurney
First Day Jitters by Juile Danneberg, illustrated by Judy Love
First Year Letters by Julie Danneberg, illustrated by Judy Love
The Art Lesson by Tomie de Paola
Meet the Barkers: Morgan and Moffat Go to School by Tomie de Paola
The Fungus That Ate My School by Arthur Dorros, illustrated by David Catrow
Hunter's Best Friend at School by Laura Malone Elliot, illustrated by Lynn Munsinger
Miss Malarkey Won't Be in Today by Judy Finchler, illustrated by Kevin O'Malley
Miss Smith's Incredible Storybook by Michael Garland
My First Day of School by P. K. Hallinan
My Teacher's My Friend by P. K. Hallinan
Spot Goes to School by Eric Hill
Froggy Goes to School by Jonathan London, illustrated by Frank Remkiewicz
Strawberry Shortcake Goes to School by Emily Sollinger
Emily's First 100 Days of School by Rosemary Wells


My First Day at Preschool by Edwina Riddell


Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come! by Nancy Carlson

5th Grade

The Amazing Days of Abby Hayes Series by Anne Mazer

6th Grade

Amelia's 6th-Grade Notebook by Marissa Moss