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This month marks the 15th anniversary of 9/11. Newsbee tips his wings to the families and friends of those who lost their lives, and to the heroes of 9/11 who did so much for so many. To pay homage to this somber anniversary, Newsbee has three books of hope and healing to suggest. Read, paus…


Meeting challenges —that’s what Buzzers and Buzzettes are doing with the start of school, perhaps even accomplishing some “Extraordinary Feats,” the July theme of reviews featured here. Now that school’s in session, Newsbee hopes you’ll flood the hive with your take on Book Buzz Picks. Live …

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It’s here — start-up friendships at bus stops, new tennis shoes and backpacks, sharpened No. 2 pencils, erasers intact, and books rich with the scent of fresh ink. Newsbee anticipates the joy and challenges of another school year with his August “School Days, School Days” theme. Celebrate hi…

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  • Reviewed by Kelly Oreskovic, parent educator, Washington School District
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A cute storyline and interactive opportunities – young readers get both with “Peck Peck Peck, ” by Lucy Cousins. This charming board book was just chosen as the October Baby Buzz Pick by parent educators with the Washington School District.

Celebrate grandparents with “My Grandparents Love Me,” a heartwarming story sure to be enjoyed by members of all generations. This entertaining picture book by Claire Freedman is the September Baby Buzz Pick, the most recent book to receive the honor from parent educators with the Washington…

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