July 7, 2023 by Betsy Bird
If you were asked to write up a list of picture books classics by BIPOC creators, what titles would come immediately to mind? Culled from the Fuse 8 n' Kate podcast, here are our contenders.
March 24, 2023 by Betsy Bird
Is it not strange, that in an era of climate change and environmental extremes there is not quite yet a nationally recognized children’s book award for titles celebrating the natural world and what we humans can do to support and appreciate it? Well, here in Evanston, Illinois we aim to change all of that. Announcing […]
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 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 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.
100 Scope Notes
by Travis Jonker
The Classroom Bookshelf
by Mary Ann Cappiello
Good Comics for Kids
Teen Librarian Toolbox
by Amanda MacGregor
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