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Book Buzz News

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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  • By Newsbee
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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…

Baby Buzz

  • Reviewed by Chris Stuckenschneider, Missourian Book Editor
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The whimsical pair is back, a polka dot elephant and his mouse buddy return in “Little Elliot, Fall Friends,” by Mike Curato, a book that celebrates all things autumnal, making it a fitting September Baby Buzz Pick.

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

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