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Thanks for requesting a Book Match! I also love Ramona, especially because she is so brave. Here are some other books you might like to read:
Tales Of A Fourth Grade Nothing
by Judy Blume
Peter finds his demanding two-year-old brother an ever increasing problem. If you like this one, there are many sequels, such as Superfudge and Fudge-A-Mania.
If you like the Molly Moon series, you might also like to read:
The City of Ember by Jeanne Du Prau.
In the year 241, twelve-year-old Lina trades jobs on Assignment Day to be a Messenger to run to new places in her decaying but beloved city, perhaps even to glimpse Unknown Regions. The sequel, The People of Sparks, has just been published.
Thanks for requesting a Book Match! There are lots of great picture books to share with 2- and 4-year old girls! Here are a few ideas.
The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch
Princess Elizabeth is to marry Prince Ronald when a dragon attacks the castle and kidnaps Ronald. In resourceful and humorous fashion, Elizabeth finds the dragon and rescues Ronald --- who is less than pleased at her un-princess-like appearance.
Thanks for visiting our website and requesting a Book Match! I like Jim Arnosky too. The library has quite a few other books by him that you might also enjoy, such as: All About Lizards and All About Sharks. These books are like All about Owls except they are about other animals instead. Jim Arnosky has also written some fiction books that you might like. For example, the book Every Autumn Comes the Bear is a story about a bear who roams around the woods in the Fall preparing to hibernate for the winter.
Thanks for requesting a Book Match. If you like funny books like the ones you mention, here are some suggestions from our Beginning Reader section:
Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb by Al Perkins. Rhyming text describes what can be done on a drum with hand, fingers, and thumb.
Cat Is Back At Bat by John Stadler. Fourteen rhymed verses describe funny animals, for example, "A big pig tries a wig" and "A snake tries to bake a cake."
Thank you for requesting a Book Match! I haven't read the Warrior series yet, but I think you might enjoy these animal/fantasy books:
The tale of Despereaux : being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread by Kate DiCamillo
The adventures of Despereaux Tilling, a small mouse of unusual talents, the princess that he loves, the servant girl who longs to be a princess, and a devious rat determined to bring them all to ruin.
Thanks for your request for a book match. It sounds like you enjoy a wide variety of books. Here are a few book titles, but be sure to check out the link to all our lists. These lists are very helpful for someone like yourself who would like to explore Humor, Adventure, Action, Western, and Horror.
How to Eat Fried Worms
by Thomas Rockwell
Billy makes a bet that he can eat fifteen worms in fifteen days. Will he eat them fried, broiled, with ketchup and mustard, or raw?
We are so lucky to live in a state with such a rich and long history!
We have a number of books on Virginia including its history. If you want to browse our collection, you would look under the Dewey decimal number 917.55. Here are a couple of titles from that section that might
be of interest to you:
A Historical Album of Virginia by William Cocke
America the Beautiful: Virginia by Sylvia McNair
Celebrate the States: Virginia by Tracy Barrett
Thanks for your request for a book match. Here are a few titles you might enjoy. The last one is by the same author, Kate DiCamillo as Because of Winn Dixie. Be sure to check out the link to all our lists which is provided at the end of this e-mail
Animals Who Have Won Our Hearts
by Jean Craighead George
Ten true stories about amazing animals like Koko, the gorilla that speaks sign language, and the real Smokey the Bear.
If you enjoy mysteries with girl sleuths, here are some other titles you may like:
Sammy Keyes and the Hotel Thief (a series!)
by Wendelin Van Draanen
The day before starting seventh grade, Sammy peers through her grandmother's binoculars and spots the latest in a rash of burglaries. The burglar spots her right back!