September 23, 2023 by Betsy Bird
Interested in studying in one of the finest children's literature libraries in the nation? Now's your chance!
September 22, 2023 by Betsy Bird
If you think the 2020 COVID-19 lockdown, the famine in Ukraine in the 1930s, and Brooklyn at that same time makes for an awkward tri-narrative, you are wrong. And if you also think that it would be highly difficult to weave three such perspectives together, there you are correct, but it can be done. The Lost Year proves as much.
September 21, 2023 by Betsy Bird
Poetry and friendship. Family and legacy. The story behind the collaboration of Jerry Pinkney, Nikki Grimes, Brian Pinkney, and Charnelle Pinkney may be one of the finest you read all year.
September 20, 2023 by Betsy Bird
One of my favorite parts of this job is talking to picture book creators about their art. But you know what's even better than that? Talking to picture book creators about other picture book creators.
September 18, 2023 by Betsy Bird
It seemed only fitting to me that since last week's podcast episode dealt so directly with the beginnings of life, why not focus on the end this time around?
September 14, 2023 by Betsy Bird
Fresh off of its National Book Award nomination, we're talking today with the authors behind a book about the 1963 March on Washington on the cusp of its 60th anniversary.
September 13, 2023 by Betsy Bird
Today guest poster Ralph Shayne discusses the inspiration behind the brand new graphic novel HOUR OF NEED with a healthy dose of Blues Brothers.
September 12, 2023 by Betsy Bird
"...we are better working together, but this in itself is a skill that needs to be practiced over and over again." We're talking Iñupiaq origin myths with author/illustrator Nasuġraq Rainey Hopson today!
by Colby Sharp
Teen Librarian Toolbox
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Good Comics for Kids
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