Book Buzz

Our Book Buzz Blog features the latest picks for kids selected by library staff and volunteers.
Fri, 09/04/2009 - 11:45am

It's nice that your daughter likes a variety of things to read. I'll
try to suggest a number of titles that she might enjoy in each category
you mentioned. Most of them can be found in the Beginner Reader or
Juvenile Fiction sections of our library. In addition, traditional
fairy tales can be found in the Dewey Decimal numbers 398's.

KNIGHTS AND DRAGONS
Good Night, Good Knight / by Shelley Moore Thomas
A Good Knight helps three little dragons who are having trouble getting
to sleep.

Mon, 12/13/2010 - 1:20pm

If you enjoyed Spider Kane and the Mystery Under the May-Apple, you may enjoy reading some of the following books:

The Secret of Wildcat Swamp by Franklin W. Dixon.
An archaeological expedition in the West turns into a desperate attempt to capture robbers and an escaped convict.

Fri, 09/04/2009 - 11:43am

Thank you for requesting a Book Match. If you enjoy Thomas the Tank
Engine books, here are some other titles you may like:

Dig!
by Andrea Zimmerman and David Clemesha
illustrated by Marc Rosenthal
Mr. Rally and his dog Lightning have a big day ahead-five jobs digging
with the big, yellow backhoe. Mr. Rally will "Dig up rock and dig up
clay! Dig up dirt and dig all day!"

All Aboard!
by James Stevenson

Fri, 09/04/2009 - 11:43am

Thanks for requesting a Book Match. While I haven't read the book youmentioned by David Elliott, it sounds great!
I've included three titles below that I hope you might enjoy.

The Sectret of Platform 13 by Eva Ibbotson.
Odge Gribble, a young hag, accompanies an old wizard, a gentle fey, and a giant ogre on their mission through a magical tunnel from their Island to London to rescue their King and Queen's son who had been stolen as an infant.

The Giant Baby by Allan Ahlberg.

Fri, 09/04/2009 - 11:47am

Thanks for your request for a Book Match. Here are some other books you might enjoy:

Beware the Mare by by Jessie Haas. Gramp gets a good price on the new
horse he brings home for Lily, but is there a reason her old owners
named her "Beware?" [Jessie Haas has written several other horse books
if you like this one.]

Marvin Redpost: A Flying Birthday Cake by Louis Sachar. Was that really
a flying saucer Marvin saw? And who is this new kid, Joe Normal, who

Mon, 12/13/2010 - 10:22am

If you like books about space adventures and the solar system, here are some titles that might appeal to you:

The Wonderful Flight to the Mushroom Planet by Eleanor Cameron
Stowaway to the Mushroom Planet by Eleanor Cameron
On their second flight to the planet of Basidium, two boys find that they have a would-be scientist as a stowaway. Sequel to The wonderful
flight to the Mushroom Planet.

Jason and the Aliens Down the Street by Gery Greer

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