Good Comics for Kids
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.
December 18, 2022 by Betsy Bird
The books on today's list pack a lot into their tiny packages. You know the drill. Easy Books come first. Then the Early Chapter Books
December 18, 2021 by Betsy Bird
In the old days I used to separate out my Easy Book lists from my Early Chapter Book ones. This year, I may regret not doing that. So many good books!
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.
May 22, 2021 by Betsy Bird
The story of a boy subjected to an egregious home haircut and who takes that problem as an opportunity to not only learn new skills but also grow his own business . . . well, now that’s the kind of story I think we all need more of right now.
March 12, 2021 by Betsy Bird
Funny and smart, with a sly sense of humor that’s entirely its own, prepare for a series that you’ll want to see much more of in the future.
December 18, 2020 by Betsy Bird
Easy Books might have been scant in 2020 but Early Chapter Books abounded. We take a look at the titles that fill a very real, ever present need.
September 11, 2020 by Betsy Bird
Let’s hand Omar to as many kinds as we can name. Because as far as I’m concerned, funny books that also prove to be smart and socially conscious (not to mention anti-racist) might help us get out of the mess this world is in.
December 18, 2019 by Betsy Bird
Today, I consider a slew of different books that all fall into the no man's land of literature. Without them, we would lose so many kids. Let us tip our caps then to the books that do our dirty work, and rarely get the thanks they deserve.
July 2, 2019 by Betsy Bird
Meet the most necessary and least loved age range of children's books.I have been carefully combing through every last easy book and early chapter book I could get my grubby little hands on and, with the help of my co-workers, I've come up with a good, if imperfect, list.
Good Comics for Kids
by Lori Henderson
A Fuse #8 Production
by Betsy Bird
The Classroom Bookshelf
by Erika Thulin Dawes
by Steven Engelfried
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