Book Buzz

Our Book Buzz Blog features the latest picks for kids selected by library staff and volunteers.
12/09/2010 - 11:17am

Thank you for requesting a Book Match! I haven't read the Warrior series yet, but I think you might enjoy these animal/fantasy books:

The tale of Despereaux : being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread by Kate DiCamillo
The adventures of Despereaux Tilling, a small mouse of unusual talents, the princess that he loves, the servant girl who longs to be a princess, and a devious rat determined to bring them all to ruin.

05/28/2009 - 2:06pm

Thanks for your request for a book match. It sounds like you enjoy a wide variety of books. Here are a few book titles, but be sure to check out the link to all our lists. These lists are very helpful for someone like yourself who would like to explore Humor, Adventure, Action, Western, and Horror.

How to Eat Fried Worms
by Thomas Rockwell
Billy makes a bet that he can eat fifteen worms in fifteen days. Will he eat them fried, broiled, with ketchup and mustard, or raw?

12/09/2010 - 5:51pm

We are so lucky to live in a state with such a rich and long history!

We have a number of books on Virginia including its history. If you want to browse our collection, you would look under the Dewey decimal number 917.55. Here are a couple of titles from that section that might
be of interest to you:

A Historical Album of Virginia by William Cocke

America the Beautiful: Virginia by Sylvia McNair

Celebrate the States: Virginia by Tracy Barrett

09/04/2009 - 1:18pm

Thanks for your request for a book match. Here are a few titles you might enjoy. The last one is by the same author, Kate DiCamillo as Because of Winn Dixie. Be sure to check out the link to all our lists which is provided at the end of this e-mail

Animals Who Have Won Our Hearts
by Jean Craighead George
Ten true stories about amazing animals like Koko, the gorilla that speaks sign language, and the real Smokey the Bear.

12/13/2010 - 11:44am

If you enjoy mysteries with girl sleuths, here are some other titles you may like:

Sammy Keyes and the Hotel Thief (a series!)
by Wendelin Van Draanen
The day before starting seventh grade, Sammy peers through her grandmother's binoculars and spots the latest in a rash of burglaries. The burglar spots her right back!

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.