January 17, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Every year I present Kate with three Caldecott contenders. Will our streak of picking winners continue, or will we be defeated in 2022? Find out!
July 26, 2021 by Betsy Bird
With the recent death of Floyd Cooper, we consider the "classic" status of one of his best. Added Bonus: Nikki Grimes!
July 18, 2021 by Betsy Bird
"Our young will live in better times together in acceptance of the way things really are if we give them the truth. But we must teach them truth in ways they can comprehend. There is no greater gift than truth." - Floyd Cooper
January 5, 2021 by Betsy Bird
"I do not think that young readers are too tender for tough topics." I talk with Carole Boston Weatherford and Floyd Cooper about their nonfiction picture book on the Tulsa Race Massacre.
May 24, 2017 by Betsy Bird
The Ring Bearer By Floyd Cooper Philomel Books (an imprint of Penguin Books USA) $16.99 ISBN: 978-0399167409 Ages 4-7 On shelves now. Decent, hard-working, necessary picture books are, in many ways, the hardest books I review. Decency, should anyone ask, is not exciting. Deplorable books are exciting. Madcap horrendous books are exciting. Dirty, indecent, awful, […]
by Colby Sharp
A Fuse #8 Production
by Betsy Bird
Good Comics for Kids
The Classroom Bookshelf
by Erika Thulin Dawes
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