January 2, 2023 by Betsy Bird
Today we remember the 24 children's book creators we lost in 2022. Their works will live on.
January 5, 2022 by Betsy Bird
We remember 26 creators of children's books, or books about children's literature, that passed away in 2021.
July 18, 2021 by Betsy Bird
"Our young will live in better times together in acceptance of the way things really are if we give them the truth. But we must teach them truth in ways they can comprehend. There is no greater gift than truth." - Floyd Cooper
May 27, 2021 by Betsy Bird
In honor of two legendary picture book giants, Eric Carle and Lois Ehlert.
January 1, 2021 by Betsy Bird
Each year we look back not just as what was accomplished in the previous year but also who died. Here are the creators and promoters of children's literature that we remember.
July 31, 2020 by Betsy Bird
I say farewell to an old friend.
June 4, 2020 by Betsy Bird
On April 25, 2020 JoAnn Jonas, a truly great librarian and early childhood advocate (amongst many other things) died. Today, JoAnn's 2002 Newbery committee will be paying homage to her life, her work, and her influence.
March 31, 2020 by Betsy Bird
Saying goodbye to a giant.
May 25, 2018 by Betsy Bird
As you may have heard, yesterday the great Newbery Award winning author Richard Peck died. Many of us were shocked and saddened by the news. When one hears of the death of a great writer, you begin to cast your mind back. What was the first Richard Peck book you ever read? When did you […]
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