January 23, 2024 by Betsy Bird
I round up all my interviews, guest posts, and reviews of the current ALA YMA winners. In case you want to know more about a book, this is a good place to start.
January 18, 2024 by Betsy Bird
Today I'm offering my final prediction edition of both the Newbery and the Caldecott. These are not the books that I am saying I want to win (though I do) but the books that I think will win.
January 8, 2024 by Betsy Bird
As track records go, I don't want to brag but the Fuse 8 n' Kate podcast does a particularly good job each and every year of selecting potential Caldecott winners. This year we consider a new three.
May 29, 2023 by Betsy Bird
With a single photograph you get a truly great picture book pairing and the start of a beautiful collaboration. To life! To joy! To books!
January 17, 2023 by Betsy Bird
In his latest book Kwame Alexander tackles the subject of slavery head on, providing a template not just for teachers, but for any adult wishing to give the kids of today a better grasp on material that so many have worked so hard to avoid for all these years.
by Colby Sharp
Good Comics for Kids
by Lori Henderson
Politics in Practice
by John Chrastka
Teen Librarian Toolbox
by Amanda MacGregor
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