November 9, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Writer, educator, and activist Nora Lester Murad joins us today with a guest post about the current state of Palestinian children's literature in the States today.
October 26, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Today author Sara Greenwood joins us to give a glimpse into why she wrote the picture book My Brother Is Away about an incarcerated loved one.
October 4, 2022 by Betsy Bird
John Parra joins us today to present a piece on his latest autobiographical picture book GROWING AN ARTIST and the debut that he owes his father.
September 20, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Newbery Honor winner Sheila Turnage joins us today to give us a bit of history of Hatteras Island in North Carolina and the destruction caused by the German U-Boats that inspired her latest book ISLAND OF SPIES.
August 24, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Guest poster Sally Battle discusses a family library program that's, “an invitation for curious families to listen, learn and grow through accessible, thoughtful, kid-friendly, challenging-yet-tender experiences and conversations around race and culture.”
July 25, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Author Hanh Bui pays tributes to libraries as safe harbors for incoming refugees.
July 19, 2022 by Betsy Bird
James Kennedy guest posts today with information about the latest 90-Second Newbery, now celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Newbery Award.
July 13, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Special guest poster Martha Meyer joins us to talk about connecting kids and teachers to books about science, nature, and the environment itself.
May 26, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Years ago the author Claude Ponti wrote two short pieces. One was from the perspective of his maniacal chicken Blaze. The other from his greatest nemesis. Now both, translated by Lara Vergnaud, are on display for you today. Enjoy!
May 17, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Today retired reading instructor Kevin Purdy gets serious about joke books. Where can you find them? Why are they important? And what do you look for in a good one?
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