4 New Book Recommendations For Back To School {Giveaway}

The boys are going back to school this week, and we received a shipment of DK Canada books just in time.

Our youngest starts full-day kindergarten this year and the “How to Be a Big Kid” book has been perfect to help introduce some topics to help him prepare for all the changes.  We love all the cute illustrations and step by step instructions that are easy to read and explain. Super-handy book!

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4 New Book Recommendations For Back To School

 

4 New Book Recommendations For Back To School

 

Both my children love asking questions, and they are curious about everything. They want to know the how, where and why all the time. Enter the “DK Children’s Encyclopedia”. This book has kept our almost 8-year-old entertained for hours. The book is packed with essential facts on a multitude of subjects, including technology, nature, history, space, science, animals and more. The book is also filled with beautiful illustrations and photography to make it fun and easy to absorb.

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Our eldest is starting grade 3 this September, and they do a lot of spelling work at school. The “Spell Check Canadian Edition” book is going to be very handy and useful for him. The book has keyword lists and tricky word lists that are helpful when practising and for extra home support. Great way to learn useful Canadian spelling rules as well.

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If your children are learning French, an illustrated dictionary is always a must-have. The “First French Dictionary” is a wonderful first reference book for little ones.  It contains over 2,000 words and definitions, and it is filled with beautiful and colourful images and photographs.  Super easy to navigate as well.

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THE GIVEAWAY

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Disclosure: This is a partnered post with DK Canada. However, all opinions and views on this post are 100% my own.

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41 responses to “4 New Book Recommendations For Back To School {Giveaway}”

  1. Jennifer P. — September 3, 2018 @ 8:48 pm (#)

    My kids are going into grades 1 and 6 this year. The French dictionary would be perfect for my 5 year old who is learning French!

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  2. Marisa Law — September 3, 2018 @ 8:49 pm (#)

    My boys are starting grades 1 and 3!

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  3. Deborah Beyer — September 3, 2018 @ 9:00 pm (#)

    My great-nieces and nephews start grades kindergarten through 4th tomorrow. I’m so proud and excited for all of them! I loved school and they all do as well!

    Reply

  4. Heather B — September 3, 2018 @ 9:33 pm (#)

    My three children are in 12th, 9th and 1st grade, I daily babysit two other who start pre-k tomorrow and one other who is 3years old.

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  5. Miriam Wilton — September 3, 2018 @ 10:08 pm (#)

    my kids are starting kindergarten and his first year of college!

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  6. Wendy Jensen — September 3, 2018 @ 10:10 pm (#)

    My Granddaughter is only 8 months old so she is not ready for school yet!

    Reply

  7. Martin Keating — September 4, 2018 @ 1:29 am (#)

    My grandson is going into grade 2

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  8. Irene W — September 4, 2018 @ 3:11 am (#)

    My grandson is starting SK, I would love to win this for him.

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  9. Joni — September 4, 2018 @ 5:51 am (#)

    My nephew is starting kindergarten. Don`t know how his mom will handle it!

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  10. Barbara Doak — September 4, 2018 @ 6:18 am (#)

    I have five children. They will be going into 11th grad, 7th grade, 6th grade, homeschooling my son for head start/preschool, and I have a 8 month old.Books are always a encoured pastime in our house.

    Reply

  11. Karin Dollery — September 4, 2018 @ 1:05 pm (#)

    My granddaughters are 2, 5 and 7. The 5 year old is in grade 1 this year and the 7 year old is going into grade 2.

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  12. ivy pluchinsky — September 4, 2018 @ 2:12 pm (#)

    My niece will be going into grade 4

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  13. Sarah — September 4, 2018 @ 3:25 pm (#)

    My daughter starts grade 2 tomorrow. I’m a excited for her. The past years she has been nervous but this year she is so happy. It’s a nice change. Thanks!

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  14. Lynda Cook — September 4, 2018 @ 8:11 pm (#)

    My eldest granddaughter is going into grade 12, my middle granddaughter grade 1 and my youngest granddaughter JK

    Reply

  15. jan — September 5, 2018 @ 9:14 am (#)

    kindergarden, 2, and 7

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  16. Shauna — September 6, 2018 @ 9:24 pm (#)

    My daughter will be starting JK!

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  17. Agnes O. — September 7, 2018 @ 9:18 am (#)

    My kids have started grade 3 and grade 6.

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  18. Ruth — September 7, 2018 @ 6:30 pm (#)

    My little guys are in JK and SK this year… my 5 year old would be all over any of these, but he’s definitely super-eager to learn French!

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  19. Linda — September 8, 2018 @ 6:48 am (#)

    My little boy is starting preschool this year and is very excited.

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  20. Juliee Fitze — September 9, 2018 @ 5:15 am (#)

    My grandkids are in JK, grade 1, 2 and 4.

    Reply

  21. Karine — September 10, 2018 @ 8:06 pm (#)

    My niece is starting kindergarten! Thanks:))

    Reply

  22. Melinda Fraser — September 11, 2018 @ 8:12 pm (#)

    My little sister has started Grade 7, My nephews have started Grade 5 and Grade 4 I believe. We would have loads of fun reading and learning fun and interesting things plus improving on spelling and knowledge. I hope I win for them.

    Reply

  23. Martina Junkin — September 12, 2018 @ 4:23 am (#)

    Grade 5. Grade 3. And senior kindergarten

    Reply

  24. Janet M — September 13, 2018 @ 10:34 am (#)

    My granddaughter is starting primary this year.

    Reply

  25. tammy ta — September 14, 2018 @ 5:30 pm (#)

    My boys are going into grade seven & ten. These would be perfect for the little ones I babysit to use.

    Reply

  26. Nicole s — September 15, 2018 @ 6:43 am (#)

    I would love to win these amazing books. My kids are going into grade 2 and my little one is going next year. Thank for the chance.

    Reply

  27. Israel Y — September 15, 2018 @ 7:23 pm (#)

    kids going into grade 1 and 4

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  28. Jocelyn Paprocki — September 15, 2018 @ 7:49 pm (#)

    My daughter will be starting kindergarten next year. She loves to read.

    Reply

  29. Amery D. — September 15, 2018 @ 9:49 pm (#)

    My daughter is in Grade Two this year. Thanks for the opportunity to win.

    Reply

  30. Elizabeth Matthiesen — September 16, 2018 @ 9:57 am (#)

    My kids are all adults and have their own children who I’d love to win these books for.

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  31. Jeannie Lam — September 16, 2018 @ 10:13 am (#)

    My boys are in grade 2 and 4 this year.

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  32. Holly MacRitchie — September 17, 2018 @ 4:54 pm (#)

    My daughter is going into pre-school!

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  33. Lee-Ann S — September 17, 2018 @ 7:14 pm (#)

    Miss R is in Grade 6.

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  34. Kathleen Bailey — September 18, 2018 @ 11:23 am (#)

    My kids are in JK, 2, 6 , 7 and 9 this year.

    Reply

  35. Carol W. — September 19, 2018 @ 9:03 am (#)

    Kindergarten and Grade 3.

    Reply

  36. Jenny Major — September 19, 2018 @ 8:10 pm (#)

    my daughter is in grade 4 and son in grade 1

    Reply

  37. Tara Gauthier — September 19, 2018 @ 11:43 pm (#)

    My son is in grade 11 and my daughter is in grade 5! They grow up way too fast.

    Reply

  38. Pauline Milner — September 22, 2018 @ 1:39 am (#)

    I have two, one going into grade 2 and a second who started kindergarten. They love books and have amassed quite a collection.

    Reply

  39. Kristy Reid — September 22, 2018 @ 9:08 am (#)

    My oldest is in grade 1 and my twins are in preschool (they are JK age, but there’s no JK where we live).

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  40. Monique L.S. — September 24, 2018 @ 8:17 pm (#)

    My eldest is in Grade 1 and my youngest in preschool.

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