Politics in Practice
February 16, 2024 by Betsy Bird
If you’re going to do a biography of a complicated subject, and bring any kind of nuance to the telling, then you better saddle up and pour your heart and soul into the effort. You’re going to have to make a book like this one.
September 1, 2023 by Betsy Bird
This is the kind of book that’s going to appeal to kids young and old. A contemporary classic with ingrained appeal and the occasional jolt of weirdness to keep things interesting.
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.
March 31, 2023 by Betsy Bird
Today I ask you to consider Bear and Bird and all their myriad adventures from the small to the slightly less small but always cozy. Raw charm on the page.
March 25, 2023 by Betsy Bird
Quietly engrossing, this is an appreciation for both subject and form, all wrapped up together. Hug a tree, or write a poem, or just do both.
September 1, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Ms. de León takes a learning opportunity for kids and couches it in enough chase sequences and fistfights to almost make you forget how much information is crammed into this little package. Prepare for exciting nuance!!
May 20, 2022 by Betsy Bird
The Last Mapmaker offers readers proof positive that you can write succinctly, sacrificing nothing, while showing your readers absolutely everything.
September 10, 2021 by Betsy Bird
Pairing with the utterly lovely Sophie Blackall, Kate DiCamillo presents us with a story that has all the trappings of a fable, and all the reality of a thoroughly thrilling tale.
July 30, 2021 by Betsy Bird
In the new chapter book series Too Small Tola, Atinuke has turned her book into a small masterpiece. Read these books, ye other mighty authors, and despair.
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