Book Buzz Recommendations: May
Rhymoceros by Janik Coat
A blue rhinoceros unabashedly subjects himself to undignified elements in order to demonstrate 16 pairs of rhyming words, from "caring" and "daring," to "stinky" and "inky."
Lola at the Library by Anna McQuinn
Every Tuesday, Lola and her mother visit their local library to return and check out books, attend story readings and share a special treat.
Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Peña
A young boy rides the bus across town with his grandmother and learns to appreciate the beauty in everyday things.
Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai
Through a series of poems, a young girl chronicles the life-changing year of 1975, when she, her mother and her brothers leave Vietnam and resettle in Alabama.
(Ages 12 - 18)
Okay for Now by Gary Schmidt
As a 14-year-old who just moved to a new town, Doug Swieteck has all the stats stacked against him until he finds an ally in Lil Spicer–a fiery young lady. Together, they find a safe haven in the local library, inspiration in learning about the plates of John James Audubon's birds and a hilarious adventure on a Broadway stage.
(Ages 18 & Up)
The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
A man returns to the site of his childhood home where, years before, he knew a girl named Lettie Hempstock who showed him the most marvelous, dangerous and outrageous things, but when he gets there he learns that nothing is as he remembered.
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