Book Buzz

Our Book Buzz Blog features the latest picks for kids selected by library staff and volunteers.
05/28/2009 - 1:50pm

Thank you for using our book match.

I have looked for books that are similar to Our Teacher's Having A Baby by Eve Bunting.

I believe that you have found the only one that relates to a teacher having a baby.

The books that I found relate to birth-fiction.

Honkers by Jane Yolen
While staying at her grandparents' farm until the birth of her mother's baby, homesick Betsy learns a lesson about independence when she witnesses the birth and migration of a gosling.

12/07/2010 - 12:28pm

If you enjoyed Knight's Castle, here are some other titles you may like:

A Wrinkle in Time
by Madeliene L'Engle
Meg's father has been missing for a year. When she finds out he's slipped through a tesseract, a wrinkle in time, she, Calvin, and Charles Wallace set out to rescue him!

Eragon
by Christopher Paolini
In Aagaesia, a fifteen-year-old boy of unknown lineage called Eragon finds a mysterious stone that weaves his life into an intricate tapestry of destiny, magic, and power, peopled with dragons, elves, and monsters.

12/14/2010 - 1:50pm

If you like The Series of Unfortunate Events, here are some other books you might enjoy:

The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis-this series beginning with The Magician's Nephew and The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is a classic that all should read!

Everything on a Waffle by Polly Horvath
Primrose Squarp's parents go out on a boat in a storm one day and don't come back. She's sure they'll return one day, but she's having a hard time convincing the people of Coal Harbor!

09/04/2009 - 1:14pm

Thank you for your Book Match request. I'm glad to hear you have read so many great books. Here are some more titles you may enjoy:

A long way from Chicago : a novel in stories by Richard Peck
A boy recounts his annual summer trips to rural Illinois with his sister during the Great Depression to visit their larger-than-life grandmother.

Never cry "Arp!" and other great adventures by Patrick F. McManus
A sidesplitting collection of short stories about two very good friends growing up.

09/04/2009 - 1:13pm

Thank you for visiting our website. Here are some book titles on Finn McCool.

The green hero : early adventures of Finn McCool by Bernard Evslin; illustrated by Barbara Bascove.
Retells the early exploits of the legendary Finn McCool before he went on to become a great Irish hero.

Mrs. McCool and the giant Cuhullin : an Irish tale / Jessica Souhami.
The very clever Oona saves her husband, the giant Finn McCool, by outwitting Cuhullin, who seeks to prove that he is the strongest giant in the world by beating Finn.

09/04/2009 - 1:13pm

Other books I would suggest include:

The Great Brain by John Fitzgerald
The Pain and the Great One by Judy Blume
Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume
Hoot by Carl Hiaasen.

Let me know if we can be of more assistance. 

Shelley Chick-Gravel

There is another author that you might like. I think his books are
hilarious. His name is Daniel Pinkwater, and he has published many
humorous books. Here are some of his books that you might like: