Many kids know that sinking feeling in the pit of their stomachs as they think about returning to school.
Will I know anyone in my class? What will my teacher be like? Will I make friends?
As adults, it can be difficult to relate to what kids are experiencing as the anticipation for the new school year builds.
Here are a few books, however, that will help boost excitement for the upcoming year and prepare them for this next transition in their lives.
By Christine Bryant, Times Correspondent