Book Buzz

Our Book Buzz Blog features the latest picks for kids selected by library staff and volunteers.
Tue, 12/07/2010 - 1:35pm

 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 - 1:40pm

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 - 9:47am

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 - 11:34am

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.

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 9:52am

Here are some titles you might enjoy. I am going to send this list to
both e-mail addresses that you provided.

The first one is the sequel to Maximum Ride.

School's Out - forever by James Patterson.

Maximum Ride Book 2

After a short stay with an FBI agent who gives them a chance to attend
school and live a normal life, the six genetically-altered, winged
youths head toward Florida and Max's ultimate destiny--to save the
world, whether she wants to or not.

Wed, 12/15/2010 - 9:59am

Here are some titles similar to Coco Counts that I think you might like:

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin, Jr.

An alphabet rhyme/chant that relates what happens when the whole
alphabet tries to climb a coconut tree.

Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell.

Each animal arriving from the zoo as a possible pet fails to suit its
prospective owner, until just the right one is found. Movable flaps
reveal the contents of each package.

Where's Spot by Eric Hill.

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