Book Buzz

Our Book Buzz Blog features the latest picks for kids selected by library staff and volunteers.
Wed, 12/15/2010 - 09:58

If you like the Charlie Bone series, here are some more suggestions.

Readers of Charlie Bone are often fans of Harry Potter, so you can start with those if you haven't read them. 

From our Juvenile collection:

The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe (Narnia, book 2) by C. S. Lewis.

Four English school children enter the magic land of Narnia through the
back of a wardrobe and assist Aslan, the golden lion, in defeating the
White Witch who has cursed the land with eternal winter.

Mister Monday (Keys to the Kingdom, book 1) by Garth Nix.

Thu, 12/09/2010 - 12:28

Thank you for your Book Match request. Here are some other titles you
might enjoy reading.

Sly the sleuth and the food mysteries by Donna Jo Napoli and Robert
Furrow.

Sly uses her detective skills to help her friends solve the case of
something fishy, something cooking, and something seedy.
Other titles in this series are Sly the sleuth and the sports mysteries
and Sly the Sleuth and the pet mysteries.

Peril at King's Creek: a Felicity mystery by Elizabeth McDavid Jones.

Tue, 12/07/2010 - 13:35

 There are twelve books in the "Wild at
Heart" series by Laurie Halse Anderson and Central Rappahannock Regional
Library has eleven of them for you to check out. If you haven't already
read more in that series, you might enjoy trying one of the others.
Other books I would recommend for animal lovers and high level readers
are:

A Tarantula in My Purse by Jean Craighead George.

A collection of autobiographical stories about raising a houseful of
children and wild pets including crows, skunks, and raccoons.

Tue, 12/14/2010 - 13:40

If you like the Nancy Drew mysteries, here are some other mysteries you may enjoy.

The secret of the mansion / by Julie Campbell.

Thirteen-year-old Trixie Belden and her friends search for hidden
treasure in a mysterious mansion owned by an old miser. This is the
first book in the Trixie Belden mystery series.

Danger at the zoo : a Kit mystery / by Kathleen Ernst.

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 09:47

Because you enjoyed The Talented Clementine, I want to be sure you know
that the library has other "Clementine" books by Sara Pennypacker:
Clementine, the first book in that series, and Clementine's Letter, the newest book about Clementine.

Here are some other books you may enjoy:

Beezus and Ramona by Beverly Cleary.

Fri, 09/04/2009 - 11:34

Thank you for your Book Match request for The Miraculous Journey of
Edward Tulane by Kate Dicamillo. That book sounds really awesome. Here
are some other books that I think you may like as well:


Christopher Mouse : The Tale of a Small Traveler by William Wise.

After being sold to an unscrupulous pet store owner, a young mouse lives
with several owners and has many adventures, before ending up with an
appreciative family.


Whittington by Alan Armstrong.

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