Benning/Dorothy I. Height Neighborhood Library

Benning's Picks: 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' (Soloman)

Soloman says that he particularly enjoys Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate FactoryHe says he enjoys it because every

Benning's Picks: (Namya and Elijah)

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

Benning's Picks: 'Drama' (Jessica)

Jessica 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.

Benning's Picks: 'The Hunger Games' (Santasia)

Santasia 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.

Benning's Picks: 'In a Dark, Dark Room' (Nia)

Our friend Nia's favorite book is In a Dark, Dark Room, and Other Scary Stories by Alvin Schwartz. Nia likes this book because it's funny.

Benning's Picks: The Chess Player's Bible (Aaron)

Aaron told us about another of his favorite books, The Chess Player's Bible, by James Eade. Aaron likes this book for three major reasons.

Benning's Picks: 'The Grand Tour' (Aaron)

Aaron says one of his favorite books is The Grand Tour: A Traveler's Guide to the Solar System by Ron Miller and William K. Hartmann.