A little girl waits for her big brother to get off the school bus, giving her plenty to look forward to. The child is front and center in the March Baby Buzz Pick, “When My Brother Gets Home,” by bestselling author/illustrator Tom Lichtenheld.
The barnyard gets its fair share of cute with “Five Fuzzy Chicks,” the February Baby Buzz Pick. It’s the most recent book chosen in “The Missourian’s” ongoing Baby Buzz program in which a book for little ones birth to age 5 is suggested in the second weekend issue of the newspaper.
Certain items carry deep meaning—a lace tablecloth that’s Aunt Betty’s, a teapot from Nana’s china cabinet, or a stamp collection passed down by Uncle Harry. “Around the Table That Grandad Built,” by Melanie Heuiser Hill, focuses on a cherished, handmade piece of furniture.
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…
Help little ones grow familiar with common items found in various rooms of a home using “House: First Words Board Books: 5 Books Inside,” illustrated by Michael Slack. This ingenious book has been chosen as the October Baby Buzz Pick.
Old ditties, songs and rhymes connect generations and are a treasure trove to share with little ones. A well-known tune gets new life in “There’s a Hole in the Log on the Bottom of the Lake,” by author/illustrator Loren Long. The picture book is the newest Baby Buzz Pick.
The weekly News Quiz is on hiatus until classroom newspaper delivery resumes. Thanks to Imo’s Pizza of Washington and Union, and Sugarfire Smoke House of Washington for sponsoring the News Quiz project!
Contact Dawn Kitchell, Educational Services Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org for information about the Missourian In Education and Record In Education youth readership programs.