February 24, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Turns out, Christopher Denise is just as charming as his newest picture book KNIGHT OWL. Don't believe me? Check out this interview we conducted to celebrate its release!
December 31, 2021 by Betsy Bird
Today's list represents just a handful of the titles published this year. This is some, but surely not all, of the finest. If you need a starting place where you can get a sense of what the year entailed, use this list.
December 30, 2021 by Betsy Bird
We don't go halfsies on the comics around here. Here is what may well be called an epic post of comics published for kids in the year 2021.
December 29, 2021 by Betsy Bird
Today, I'm tipping a hat to the audiobooks I discovered in 2021 that really just knocked it out of the park. Each and every last one of them, a star.
December 28, 2021 by Betsy Bird
These are the Nonfiction Picture Books of the year that I just feel went above and beyond the call of duty. Many you've seen on previous lists. Some will be entirely new to you.
December 27, 2021 by Betsy Bird
Here's a brief smattering of some of the books that I think are deserving of your time and attention. If you know a kid that loves their informational texts, something on this list is bound to whet their whistle.
December 26, 2021 by Betsy Bird
It's Biography Day! Here are the books that I feel did the greatest justice to their subjects. You'll see some familiar faces and some folks you've never even heard of. As it should be.
December 25, 2021 by Betsy Bird
2021 was a marvelous year for memoirs and we're splitting up today's list into picture books, graphic novels, and titles for older readers.
December 24, 2021 by Betsy Bird
2021 turned out to be a remarkably strong year for Nonfiction in general and science/nature in particular. From biologists to topography to the life cycles of clouds and smoke, there's a little of someone for everyone here.
December 23, 2021 by Betsy Bird
With books about American history for kids being challenged all over the country right now, here's a list that includes loads of titles that delve into the good AND the bad of this nation of ours.
The Classroom Bookshelf
by Erika Thulin Dawes
by Travis Jonker
100 Scope Notes
by Travis Jonker
Teen Librarian Toolbox
by Karen Jensen, MLS
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