children's books

Book Buzz Recommendations
October 27, 2017 | Luis Rivera

From pumpkin seeds to pumpkins turning green, this month's featured books are sure to bring some spooky fun for readers of all ages. Visit your local library for some fang-tastic reads!

(Ages 1-3)

The Ugly Pumpkin by Dave Horowitz

The Ugly Pumpkin goes in... READ MORE

An Interview with Margarita Engle
August 21, 2017 | Stephanie Mackin

Margarita Engle is a multi-award winning, Cuban-American author of children, teen and adult literature. She is the reigning Young People’s Poet Laureate and is the first Latino to be chosen for the prestigious honor. For Hispanic Heritage Month, Margarita Engle, along with... READ MORE

Book Buzz
August 8, 2017 | Luis Rivera

Back to school is nearly upon us! Teachers have begun preparing lesson plans and students are ready to shop with their parents for new school supplies. But just because the Summer Reading Program is over and school is about to begin, doesn’t mean that recreational reading has... READ MORE

Books for Pride Month
June 23, 2017 | Jaclyn Kobylarski

In honor of LGBTQ pride, here is a show-stopping book list that describes the lives, struggles, and strengths of LGBTQ characters and people, fact or fiction. These books—ranging from children’s picture books to works of fiction—all celebrate the spirit of the movement and... READ MORE

Book Buzz
June 10, 2017 | Luis Rivera

(Ages 1-3) Just Like My Papa by Toni Buzzeo

A lion cub, who wants to be just like his father, imitates his every move.

(Pre-K –K) Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin

Find out exactly how much dragons love tacos, but be sure not to feed them salsa or you’re... READ MORE

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Best Picture Books of the Year, as Chosen by a 4-Year-Old
December 19, 2018 | Lauren Mathur

My four-year-old loves books. We read up to five before bed, and several more during the day. As penalty for the audacity of having a full-time job, I’m required to bring her home at least three books a day. I guess it’s a good thing I'm a librarian. 

As the year ends... READ MORE

Sunshine State Author Series
December 26, 2017 | Sarah Bates

Sharon Robinson is the author of The Hero Two Doors Down, based on a true story about her father, Jackie Robinson, and eight-year old Dodgers fan, Steve Satlow. The Hero Two Doors Down, on the Sunshine State Young Readers Award list for grades 3–5, is a story about baseball,... READ MORE

bookbuzz recommendations
December 6, 2017 | Luis Rivera

December is the perfect time to reminisce on the many great things we’ve accomplished throughout the year, including the many books that have been read. After a long day of fun-filled holiday activities, pour some of your favorite hot cocoa and snuggle up with some of this... READ MORE

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