Dorothy I. Height/Benning Neighborhood Library

Published on Friday, January 10, 2014

Rainbow fish cover imageTraevon shared with us that his favorite book is The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister. Traevon likes this book because the fish has a lot of scales and shares them.

Description: "The most beautiful fish in the entire ocean discovers the real value of personal beauty and friendship."

The Rainbow Fish is available at the DIH/Benning library in the Children's Picture Books section.

Thanks, Traevon!

Published on Tuesday, January 7, 2014

i funny cover imageSheila says that her favorite book is I Funny by James Patterson and Chris Grabstein. She likes I Funny because it is funny (as advertised!).

Published on Friday, January 3, 2014

amber brown cover imageAlexis shares that her favorite books are the Amber Brown books, such as Amber Brown Is Not a Crayon, by Paula Danzinger. Alexis likes Amber Brown because Amber has a little brother like Alexis. 

Description: "The year she is in the third grade is a sad time for Amber because her best friend Justin is getting ready to move to a distant state."

Published on Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Watch your whiskers cover imageErin tells us she likes Watch Your Whiskers, Stilton! by Geronimo Stilton. She says she likes it because Stilston is so, so funny because of the way he gets mad.

Published on Friday, December 27, 2013

Junive B Jones cover imageOne patron, who asked that we not use her name, likes the Junie B. Jones books. The first Junie B. Jones book was Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus, by Barbara Park, illustrated by Denise Brunkus. This patron enjoys the Junie B. Jones books because they are cool to read when you are on long car trips.

Published on Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Charlie and the chocolate factory cover imageSoloman says that he particularly enjoys Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate FactoryHe says he enjoys it because every character is funny and he (Charlie) is smart.

Published on Friday, December 20, 2013

Our friend Namya had two favorite books to share with us.

judy moody cover imageFirst, she likes Judy Moody by Megan McDonald, illustrated by Peter Reynolds. She likes this book because Judy is grown.

Description: "Third grader Judy Moody is in a first day of school bad mood until she gets an assignment to create a collage all about herself and begins creating her masterpiece, the Me collage."

Judy Moody is available at several DC Public Libraries.

Published on Friday, December 13, 2013

drama cover imageJessica says her favorite book is Drama, a graphic novel by Raina Telgemeier. Jessica likes this book because it is about drama and she loves to act and be in plays.

Drama's description: "Callie rides an emotional roller coaster while serving on the stage crew for a middle school production of Moon over Mississippi as various relationships start and end, and others never quite get going."

Published on Friday, December 6, 2013

hunger games cover imageSantasia says her favorite book is The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. She likes this book because it's exciting and interesting and full of characters.