September 19, 2023 by Betsy Bird
Committees, I do not envy you your job this year. We just have too many award-worthy books. Someone needs to speak to management about this.
June 15, 2023 by Betsy Bird
Summer vacation is here and so are the summer prediction posts! See what may or may not get some award love in 2024 of the 2023 releases.
March 28, 2023 by Betsy Bird
It's that time again! Want to know what has a chance at winning the Newbery and Caldecott in January 2024? Let this early list be your guide on what to read in the future.
January 18, 2023 by Betsy Bird
Today, these are not the books I necessarily want to win (though, happily, that Venn Diagram does intersect pretty regularly) but rather the ones that I believe will win. Vive la difference.
January 16, 2023 by Betsy Bird
We've an annual tradition here at Fuse 8 n' Kate where I present Kate three potential winners and she considers which ones have the best chance. This year Kate feels that there is one clear cut winner . . . and a book that can only be called a complete and utter loser in comparison.
March 30, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Today I take a crack at predicting some true Newbery/Caldecott contenders for 2023. What will win? And why must we wait so long to find out?
Good Comics for Kids
by Renee Scott
The Classroom Bookshelf
by Erika Thulin Dawes
by Colby Sharp
A Fuse #8 Production
by Betsy Bird
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