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Updated: September 12, 2011 1:05AM

Have a child who’s not too jazzed to return to the dreaded hallways this year? Maybe a hot dog pencil case could turn things around.

There is no shortage of quirky gadgets and accessories for children to sport to school this year. And you won’t have to break into your child’s college fund — stores are making many back-to-school items surprisingly affordable.

Click on the gallery to view some must-have finds — for every age group — that are sure to make the other kids green with envy.

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