They’re our role models, beloved and boisterous, fun loving and hardworking. This month we celebrate fathers with “Daddy-Sitting” by Eve Coy.

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Book Buzz News

Newsbee hopes his trusty Buzzers and Buzzettes won’t take a break from summer reading. “Loving Our Libraries” is a mantra he honors, and he trusts young readers will live by that mantra too. Summer provides free time to swing by the library and check out Book Buzz Books and other treasures o…

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It’s tough to feel like you’re the odd man out — grounded like a fish out of water. The star players in this month’s picks face challenges “Finding Their People,” yet forge ahead, meeting difficulties head on. They suit up and show up, persevering, knowing “this too will pass.” Rather than t…

Reading reviews from Buzzland makes Newsbee’s soul sing, which is usually what birdies do, but your bee buddy can’t resist. This month’s reviews really made him puff out his chest in pride. For these young reader’s efforts, each will receive the next month’s Book Buzz Pick, compliments of th…

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Spring into a great book — get inspired to “Page On” by reading student reviews on some of Newsbee’s recent picks. Congrats to the young readers whose reviews appear here. As an incentive to keep reading, the Washington Optimists will present each of them with a new Book Buzz Book.

Baby Buzz

They’re our role models, beloved and boisterous, fun loving and hardworking. This month we celebrate fathers with “Daddy-Sitting” by Eve Coy.

Children love visiting their local fire station. Oh, the excitement of seeing a ladder truck and shaking the hand of a firefighter outfitted in full gear. That adventure comes to the page in “At the Firehouse,” the May Baby Buzz Pick — the newest book in the Tinyville Town series by Brian Bi…

Thanks to Imo’s Pizza of Washington and Union, and Sugarfire Smoke House of Washington for sponsoring this school year’s News Quiz project! Thanks to their generosity, we were able to award more than $500 in prizes to students who studied local current events each week while practicing impor…

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Our membership to the Newspaper In Education Institute provides local educators access to more than 300 instructional resources, including teacher guides, student supplements, character education materials, numerous subject-specific resources, video & audio teacher training modules, and …

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