April 14, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Today, it is my incredible honor to premiere for you the cover of this Sainte-Marie/Flett collaboration. And it is, as you can see, one of the most beautiful I have ever featured on this site.
October 21, 2021 by Betsy Bird
Got a fear of living dolls, skin-sucking babies, or otters? Don’t worry. You will now.
July 7, 2021 by Betsy Bird
This is a story that stands out and apart from all those other comics being published right now. It assumes a certain level of intelligence on the part of the child reader. It’ll frustrate some, baffle others, and completely fascinate the lot of them.
April 28, 2020 by Betsy Bird
I was originally going to post today's interview on Earth Day, but this title is bigger than just a single point in time. It demands some respect. So let's go.
September 12, 2019 by Betsy Bird
Set in contemporary Seattle with a Suquamish/Duwamish protagonist, Day (Upper Skagit) highlights a historical injustice by writing a book a kid might actually enjoy reading. No mean task. I think I may have devoured it entirely in one sitting.
April 4, 2019 by Betsy Bird
The Girl and the Wolf by Métis author Katherena Vermette and Cree- Métis artist Julie Flett, is an original fairytale in the purest sense of the term. Essentially, it takes a European idea and flips it on its head. A book that cracks the limitations of the fairy tale form wide open.
February 26, 2014 by Betsy Bird
Everyone loves a good list but finding lists that reflect the intelligence of experts in a given field can sometimes be tricky. Consider, if you will, books about American Indians for the kiddos. I can’t tell you how many summer reading lists I see every year that have The Indian in the Cupboard, The Matchlock […]
by Steven Engelfried
Teen Librarian Toolbox
by Amanda MacGregor
by Colby Sharp
Good Comics for Kids
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