Book Buzz

Our Book Buzz Blog features the latest picks for kids selected by library staff and volunteers.
Fri, 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

Thu, 12/09/2010 - 4:55pm

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

Fri, 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

Tue, 12/07/2010 - 1:23pm

If you like the Animorphs series, you may like:

Switchers, by Kate Thompson,
When freakish weather grips the Arctic regions and moves southward, an Irish girl and her strange companion save the world from disaster
through their ability to switch into animal forms.

Wild Blood, by Kate Thompson,

Mon, 12/13/2010 - 11:46am

If you enjoy a good biography, here are some other titles you may like:

Facing The Lion: Growing Up Maasai On The African Savanna by Joseph Lekutan and Herman J. Viola
This autobiography celebrates Lekuton's life in the Maasai culture of
Kenya into which he was born and describes his adjustment as a student
and now teacher in the United States. On the way, he encounters lions
and airplanes, village elders and national leaders.

Spellbinder : The Life of Harry Houdini by Tom Lalicki

Wed, 05/27/2009 - 11:11am

So glad you asked for a Book Match about a great classic!
Here are 3 titles I'd like to recommend.

Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson
A young boy is sold by his wicked uncle as a slave and is helped by an outlaw.

Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
When an innkeeper and her son go through the possessions of a deceased guest who owed them money, they find a treasure map that leads to a pirate fortune as well as great danger.

The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis.

Pages