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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Santa’s mailbox wasn’t the only one with mail this month– Newsbee had kid correspondence to read too – reviews he welcomed with a “Buzz, Buzz, Buzz,” rather than a “Ho, Ho, Ho!” Thanks, young readers, for offering your take on my Book Buzz Picks. Hope the holidays afford you time to “Page On!”

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’Tis the season of wonder and goodwill — a time to show others we care. This month Newsbee’s doing just that with his “Gift of a Good Book” theme. He has scoured the kingdom to find three superlative titles to share with you. Here’s hoping you’ll find time in this busy season to lose yoursel…

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Among the many blessings at the hive, Newsbee counts himself lucky to be able to suggest books to young readers — and to get so many reviews in the hive mailbox each month. Here are three stellar reviews for you to enjoy. Thanks, Buzzers and Buzzettes, for continuing to “Page On!”

Newsbee will be tooting his horn-of-plenty this month surrounded by family members, young and old. As we turn our thoughts to Thanksgiving, your literary bee buddy wants to mark the holiday with books that “Celebrate Families.” There’s nothing like having family in your corner, there for hel…

It’s clear that young readers were touched by last month’s Book Buzz Books, chosen to honor 9-11, the 15th anniversary of that tragic day. Keep reading and writing, all you students in Buzzland. You’re laying the groundwork for a successful future, and Newsbee thoroughly enjoys reading your …

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…

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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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Summer may be winding down, but Newsbee hopes your reading is ramping up. There are plenty of Book Buzz Picks at your local libraries – so “Page On,” like the young people who wrote the winning reviews this month.

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News Quiz has wrapped for the school year. See you this fall!

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