Day in and day out, Newsbee needs to be reminded of what he has to be “thankful for . . . ” Like many of you in Buzzville, your bee buddy takes too much for granted. With Thanksgiving around the corner, he thought all could benefit from a refresher course in gratefulness with books that cele…

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Fright night is almost here, and the drones are all abuzz about what they will bee. Hope you’ve got your costume ready and that Halloween has more treats up its sleeve than tricks. Here’s an early treat for kiddos in our area — a trio of sweet reviews. Page On! Enjoy!

There are special books that have staying power, stories that hold a place of honor on our bookshelves and in our hearts. Like new friends that become old dear friends, they captivate us when we’re first introduced to them, and continue to delight us in rereads. This month Newsbee is honored…

Another trio of reviews to share this month — congrats to the students who took the time to read my Book Buzz Picks and put pen to paper to write about what they thought of them. Their efforts will be rewarded with a prize book presented to each of them by the Washington Optimist Club. Until…

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There’s more to celebrate in September than just the start of fall. As crisp breezes begin to blow, “Fall’s Finest” arrive in bookshops and libraries. It’s story prime time — the season when publishers release the cream of the crop, the best books they have to offer. Newsbee’s over the moon …

With the solar eclipse fresh in our memories, there’s no better time to share some Book Buzz reviews on Newsbee’s July Picks. The theme that month was “All Eyes on the Sky,” and ours were certainly focused on the heavens on Monday—and what a show it was. Until next month, Page On!

Newsbee takes his cue from Old MacDonald this month by suggesting some awesome rural reads for hayseeds in Buzzville. Your bee buddy is blowing his horn about his “Down on the Farm” theme — thumb’s up books for August. Don’t be sheepish, read one of his picks and send your review to the hive…

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Though we’re in the homestretch of summer, Newsbee urges Buzzers and Buzzettes to continue to swing the bat for literacy. There’s ample time left to check out books at Washington Public and Scenic Regional Library. And to write reviews on my August Picks, “The Darkest Dark,” “Armstrong,” and…

Though we’re in the homestretch of summer, Newsbee urges Buzzers and Buzzettes to continue to swing the bat for literacy. There’s ample time left to check out books at Washington Public and Scenic Regional Library. And to write reviews on my August Picks, “The Darkest Dark,” “Armstrong” and …

Take the plunge this summer, give your pen a workout, or let your fingers walk over the keyboard to create a Book Buzz review. Bee informed, bee entertained with Newsbee’s Picks. They can be found at Washington Public and Scenic Regional Library, and its branches, as well as at Neighborhood …

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In between dips in the pool, running the bases and hanging out with your friends, pack some pleasure reading into your school break. For starters dive into Newsbee’s “Splendid Summer Reads.” You’re sure to get hooked on the story of a lonely bird, the tale of a friendly lake creature and the…

Make May memorable with Newsbee’s “Way-Great Reads.” Your literary buddy is buzzing about a wordless wonder of a read with art that dazzles, an inspirational true story about a girl with grit and an engaging chapter book about a boy who becomes a neighborhood do-gooder. There’s plenty in sto…

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Spot on reviews – that’s what Newsbee received this month. Thanks to all who offered their take on my book suggestions, and to the teachers, librarians and parents who continue to encourage young people to participate in Book Buzz.

Spot on reviews — that’s what Newsbee received this month. Thanks to all who offered their take on my book suggestions, and to the teachers, librarians and parents who continue to encourage young people to participate in Book Buzz. Reading and writing rocks, at the hive and bee-yond! Page On!

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Hooray for Earth Day, a party for our planet celebrated every April 22nd since 1970. People the world over mark the day, and the hive buzzes. The drones drone on about the environment and Queen Bee decrees the day be set aside for merriment and gratitude. To mark this special day, Newsbee ho…

Hooray for Earth Day, a party for our planet celebrated every April 22nd since 1970. People the world over mark the day, and the hive buzzes. The drones drone on about the environment and Queen Bee decrees the day be set aside for merriment and gratitude. To mark this special day, Newsbee ho…

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Newsbee is no wanna-bee this month. He’s over the moon about the reviews that arrived at the hive. This makes your literary bee buddy so proud he could add another stripe to his chest. Thanks to the teachers, moms, dads, grandparents and other family members and friends for helping grow read…

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Newsbee’s Book Buzz characters this month are a wonder — all have a can-do attitude and display courage in the face of opposition. You’re sure to enjoy meeting a rooster that refuses to have his voice silenced, an artist who pushes past the norm to develop his own style, and a street-wise at…

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