The Classroom Bookshelf
December 14, 2021 by Betsy Bird
Fairytales and folktales are like mushrooms. You have a general sense when they'll crop up but you never know quite where. Today, they're cropping up here.
December 14, 2020 by Betsy Bird
This year I was impressed by the sheer variety of the stories on display. Hope you like your tales done in all kinds of styles from all kinds of places! This year was a good one for this category.
December 14, 2019 by Betsy Bird
One of my favorite lists! Original and traditional tales for everyone to enjoy.
December 15, 2017 by Betsy Bird
Ah! One of my favorite lists. Not a long one, to be sure, but beloved. As I’m sure you’ve heard me say far too many times, in the history of children’s librarianship there was once a plethora of folktales and fairytales published every single year. Some of them were great, some them were hugely problematic, […]
December 15, 2016 by Betsy Bird
Credit where credit is due, there’s no way I could keep up this 31 Days, 31 Lists series if I hadn’t put in my time with New York Public Library. It was there that I learned how to read, track, remember, and call forth the books I read in a single year. The 100 Books […]
100 Scope Notes
by Travis Jonker
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