Good Comics for Kids
September 21, 2023 by Betsy Bird
Poetry and friendship. Family and legacy. The story behind the collaboration of Jerry Pinkney, Nikki Grimes, Brian Pinkney, and Charnelle Pinkney may be one of the finest you read all year.
September 20, 2023 by Betsy Bird
One of my favorite parts of this job is talking to picture book creators about their art. But you know what's even better than that? Talking to picture book creators about other picture book creators.
September 14, 2023 by Betsy Bird
Fresh off of its National Book Award nomination, we're talking today with the authors behind a book about the 1963 March on Washington on the cusp of its 60th anniversary.
September 12, 2023 by Betsy Bird
"...we are better working together, but this in itself is a skill that needs to be practiced over and over again." We're talking Iñupiaq origin myths with author/illustrator Nasuġraq Rainey Hopson today!
September 6, 2023 by Betsy Bird
Dinosaur paleontology: a science mediated by illustrators. Today we're talking with multi-talented Sean Rubin about dinos and an upcoming book that explains how we get them a little more right with every generation.
August 30, 2023 by Betsy Bird
"Kindred meets When You Reach Me." Today we talk with Kekla Magoon about her latest time traveling title and reveal her cover as well.
August 29, 2023 by Betsy Bird
In celebration of Stead and Mass's latest collaboration, enjoy this dual interview and excerpt from THE LOST LIBRARY.
August 22, 2023 by Betsy Bird
Today Carole Lindstrom, Caldecott Award-winning author, discusses her dual biography of Grandma Josephine and Autumn Peltier.
August 17, 2023 by Betsy Bird
Power couple Laini Taylor and Jim Di Bartolo discuss their first middle grade graphic novel created together, as well as the state of science fiction in children's books today.
August 1, 2023 by Betsy Bird
With all the talk of middle grade novels and the need for concise reads, Torrey Maldonado stands as the king of such texts. We talk with him today.
Good Comics for Kids
by Brigid Alverson
by Emily Mroczek-Bayci
A Fuse #8 Production
by Betsy Bird
Teen Librarian Toolbox
by Karen Jensen, MLS
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