Book Buzz

Our Book Buzz Blog features the latest picks for kids selected by library staff and volunteers.
05/27/2009 - 11:30am

Thanks for your Book Match request. Here are some other funny titles you might enjoy:

Superfudge, by Judy Blume
Peter describes the highs and lows of life with his unusual younger brother Fudge.

Jenny Archer, Author, by Ellen Conford
Stymied by an assignment to write her autobiography, Jenny decides to enhance her life story by using her considerable imagination.

Anastasia Krupnik, by Lois Lowry

05/27/2009 - 11:28am

Here are some books to read that have bits of history, mystery, or adventure. Hopefully, you will find them to be exciting, interesting reads!

The ghost of Lizard Light / by Elvira Woodruff
Moving from Iowa to a lighthouse cottage in Maine, ten-year-old Jack
struggles to live up to his father's high standards and encounters a
young ghost who presents Jack with a 150-year-old unsolved sea mystery.

Journey to the river sea / Eva Ibbotson
Sent with her governess to live with the dreadful Carter family in

12/09/2010 - 5:36pm

If you like Ida B. by Karen Miller, you may like these titles:

Heartbeat by Sharon Creech
Twelve-year-old Annie ponders the many rhythms of life the year that her mother becomes pregnant, her grandfather begins faltering and her best friend (and running partner) becomes distant.

Sarah Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan.
When their father invites a mail-order bride to come live with them in their prairie home, Caleb and Anna are captivated by their new mother and hope that she will stay.

09/04/2009 - 11:55am

Here are a list of truck books that I hope you will enjoy:

Dumpy the dumptruck by Julie Andrews Edwards
After Charlie and his grandfather fix up a rusty old dump truck, they
use Dumpy to help Trundle the tractor, Bee Bee the backhoe, and Stinky the garbage truck build a new barn.

I love trucks! / by Philemon Sturges
A child names many of his favorite trucks and each one's most notable characteristic.

Tough trucks / Tony Mitten and Ant Parker.

Amazing machines

12/09/2010 - 5:55pm

Here are some suggestions for books that are either mysteries or funny or both!

The book you like, Trouble Is My Beeswax, is number 8 in the Chet Gecko Mystery series by Bruce Hale. There are many more titles you might like to read in this humorous detective series, including the first two, which are The Chameleon Wore Chartreuse and The Mystery of Mr. Nice.

Other books you might enjoy include the following:

Little Wolf : forest detective / Ian Whybrow

09/04/2009 - 11:55am

Thank you for your request. I found some titles that I think you will like.

Biscuit
by Alyssa Capucilli
A little yellow dog wants just one more thing before he goes to sleep. Part of a series.

Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb
by Al Perkins
"Dum, diddy, dum, diddy, dum, dum, dum!"

A Bear for Miguel
by Elaine Marie Alphin
Maria goes with her father to the market to trade for food, but can she really trade her teddy bear, too?

Dragon's Fat Cat
by Dav Pilkey