The Classroom Bookshelf
November 17, 2021 by Betsy Bird
It's Jewish. It's Christian. And it's created by the singular team of Lee Wind and Paul O. Zelinsky. We're talking with this dynamic duo about their latest title RED AND GREEN AND BLUE AND WHITE.
December 11, 2018 by Betsy Bird
"It is very frustrating not to be understood in this world. If you say one thing and keep being told that you mean something else, it can make you want to scream." Kate and Betsy discuss a new Hanukkah classic. On that involves a lot of screaming, and a protagonist that (you guessed it) gets eaten.
November 20, 2018 by Betsy Bird
Every year in December I do this 31 Days, 31 Books series. On each day I present a different list full of the best of the year. Board Books one day. Funny picture books another. And somewhere in there I put out a list I like to call Transcendent Holiday Books. These are the books […]
December 18, 2017 by Betsy Bird
So Kate asked me to pull out a classic children’s book that was also a Hanukkah book this week. A tricky proposition but by no means an impossible one. Today’s selection is a Caldecott Honor title that has been performed by and read to children for years. You might debate the degree to which this […]
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