December 19, 2020 by Betsy Bird
Every year we see more and more graphic novels hit our shelves. And 2020 turned out to be a doozy of a year for the best.
November 12, 2020 by Betsy Bird
Without a doubt, this is one of the most original books I’ve read for kids, teens, adults, you name it, in years. Incroyable? You don’t know the half of it.
July 29, 2020 by Betsy Bird
Gorgeously wrought and tenderly rendered, this feels like a labor of love that will snuggle itself deep into the hearts and minds of kids everywhere. Regardless of whether or not you even like cats, you will find much to admire and love (not necessarily in that order) in this gutsy little book.
June 9, 2020 by Betsy Bird
Recently I had a little online Q&A with the author Aliza Layne about her past work and her strangely touching tale of goblin witches, cutie-pie ghosts, and nerdy-at-heart skeletal gals.
April 14, 2020 by Betsy Bird
Firmly rooted in reality, the book tips its hat low to Sherlock Holmes but maintains an originality entirely of its own. Surely kids won't be asking for more of the same? They most certainly will. And don't call me Shirley.
March 31, 2020 by Betsy Bird
With the patience of a Frog & Toad and the tone of a gentle French import, Fox & Rabbit just begs for a reread. So I did it one better. I interviewed the author. Today, Beth Ferry stops on by to talk foxes, rabbits, and why you don't need a mouth to show someone how you feel.
January 16, 2020 by Betsy Bird
Sometimes you don’t know what you’ve been missing until it’s arrived. I didn’t know I needed a graphic novel for kids on period parity. And now, here we are.
by Emily Mroczek-Bayci
Teen Librarian Toolbox
by Amanda MacGregor
by Colby Sharp
A Fuse #8 Production
by Betsy Bird
Enter your email address below to receive notifications of new blog posts by email.