Book Buzz News

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…

Area students put Newsbee’s motto, “Page On,” into practice this month; lots of wonderful reviews arrived at the hive. Congrats to all who submitted reviews, and to the teachers who encouraged them to do so. Hope to see book lovers of all ages at Family Reading Night on Friday, March 3, at W…

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Reading in bed gets high marks, whether you’re surrounded by a hive full of drones, or prone in a cozy bed sharing a book with a loved one. This month’s “Bedtime Stories” are sure to make slumber time prime time, a trio of reads that will have you begging to keep the lights on, for “just one…

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Kicking off the New Year is great —especially when Newsbee checks his hive mailbox and sees reviews submitted by students in Buzzland. Perhaps a resolution could be in the works for individuals and classes in 2017 – to submit even more reviews than you have in the past.

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We welcome 2017 knowing “Challenges Await” to improve ourselves and the world we share with others. This theme resonates in Newsbee’s January Picks. Take a cue from three marvelous books that drive home the importance of having a good attitude, of being honest and tolerant too. These are tal…

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