A Fuse #8 Production
September 29, 2022 by Betsy Bird
A collaborative title by Monica Edinger and Lesley Younge is seeing its release in spring of 2023. I have the interview and cover reveal here today.
September 27, 2022 by Betsy Bird
"You have to make the brain you have work for you." An interview today with Liz Montague, one of the few Black women writing graphic novel memoirs for kids and teens today.
September 22, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Coming in December, a book on Ukraine's national anthem and how it applies to their current straits today. I interview authors and illustrator about this exciting upcoming release.
September 21, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Not your parents' Jackie Robinson biography. Meet the men behind the "myth-breaking" book CALL HIM JACK and hear why it's possible to write a heroic bio with nuance.
September 15, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Today we're talking with author Suma Subramaniam about M.S. Subbulakshmi and the the complex process involved in simplifying a complicated life
September 13, 2022 by Betsy Bird
If you're going to interview a kid on your blog, make it a memorable kid. Today we talk with child author Estela Juarez about how her mom's deportation led to speaking out against injustice.
September 6, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Today we talk with author Melissa Coffey about her debut pb title FRIDGE-OPOLIS, not because d new title FRIDGE-OPOLIS, not because it involves everybody's favorite icebox, but rather because the title has a take on food waste that I've not seen discussed before.
August 31, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Your average celebrity doesn't write a children's book and then almost immediately win a Stonewall Award. Not unless your name is Maulik Pancholy, that is. Today I talk with him about his latest MG title and a lot more.
August 23, 2022 by Betsy Bird
After more than a decade of admiring his work I finally interview Jason Shiga. We talk feudal Japan, books with three spines, Legend of Zelda, and more.
August 19, 2022 by Betsy Bird
ay it is my very great pleasure to not only host the cover reveal for the sequel to the first Danbi book, Danbi's Favorite Day, but to also talk with author/illustrator Anna Kim about what it is that makes Danbi and her friends so amazingly appealing.
A Fuse #8 Production
by Betsy Bird
Teen Librarian Toolbox
by Karen Jensen, MLS
Good Comics for Kids
by Lori Henderson
The Classroom Bookshelf
by Erika Thulin Dawes
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