Best backpacks for the new school year

by SheKnows
Jul 15, 2012 at 10:10 p.m. ET
This superhero backpack comes with a matching lunch bag -- both have the Spider-Man design. This backpack has padded straps, a padded back and mesh pockets on the sides. It is $15 at

1 /9: Nickelodeon Sponge Bob backpack

1/9 :Nickelodeon Sponge Bob backpack

If your little one loves Sponge Bob, then this backpack is a must. You can't beat the price -- it's on sale for about $10 at

2 /9: JanSport SuperBreak backpack

2/9 :JanSport SuperBreak backpack

If you are looking for a comfortable, durable backpack, the JanSport SuperBreak is it. One of the most popular backpacks, it comes in dozens of colors and prints. It is on sale for $28 at eBags.

3 /9: Roxy Girl Fresh Press backpack

3/9 :Roxy Girl Fresh Press backpack

Perfect for your tween, this backpack features a fun print and plenty of organizational pockets. It is $42 at

4 /9: Personalized backpack

4/9 :Personalized backpack

Pottery Barn Kids offers a variety of personalized backpacks in fun styles and cool prints. For your preschooler, consider the Mackenzie chocolate owl cooler backpack to keep her things organized and her lunch cool. It is $33 at Pottery Barn Kids.

5 /9: MadPax bumpy backpack

5/9 :MadPax bumpy backpack

For something cool and fun, this bumpy backpack is a whimsical choice. This MadPax features plenty of pockets and comes in four bright colors. It is $52 at

6 /9: Skip Hop zoo pack backpack

6/9 :Skip Hop zoo pack backpack

Your little one will love the friendly animal face and you'll love the practicality of this Skip Hop backpack. It is $20 at

7 /9: High Sierra curve large backpack

7/9 :High Sierra curve large backpack

This cool backpack features sleek curves, a contemporary design and a colorful, fun print. It has plenty of compartments and pockets for all her needs. It is $25 at

8 /9: Hello Kitty glitter bow backpack

8/9 :Hello Kitty glitter bow backpack

Your little Hello Kitty fan will love this glittery backpack. This backpack features padded curved back straps, a large front pocket and easy-access organizational compartments. It is $15 at

9 /9: Wildkin Serious blue camo backpack

9/9 :Wildkin Serious blue camo backpack

For your tween or teen, this large backpack from Wildkin is a great choice. This roomy backpack features a padded compartment for their laptop and plenty of organizational pockets. It's on sale for just under $34 at eBags.