CLOTHING

Must-haves include low-rise jeans with designs, hooded sweatshirts, and slip-on shoes.

ELECTRONICS

Forget about No. 2 pencils. Today's schoolkids sport cell phones, Palm Pilots, and other gadgets.

ACCESSORIES

Backpacks are many-splendored things: The newest are ergonomically designed, with wheels. Some even come with a pouch for stashing a basketball.

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