July 5, 2021 by Betsy Bird
Cool off from these hot summer days with this cool nighttime excursion. Kate and I make weird owl noises and debate why we don't eat them for food (amongst other things).
August 14, 2019 by Betsy Bird
As you may know, my day job is as a librarian but not, as it happens, a librarian of children's literature specifically. A lot of days I spend my time sorting through all the new releases for adults (horrors!). But since my heart is firmly ensconced in the world of books for kids, I always note when a book has some connection to literature for the young. Today, I'd like to introduce you to six 2019 titles that may be worth noting.
March 1, 2018 by Betsy Bird
It’s been a while! You can tell when I’ve been flush with content because my Fusenews posts become a bit less frequent. But here we go. I’m back, and I just have so MUCH to tell you! Where to start, where to start . . . . I know! Let’s begin with everyone’s favorite subject. […]
June 5, 2012 by Betsy Bird
#30 Owl Moon by Jane Yolen (1987) 55 points When I read this book, I can feel and hear the snow crunching under my feet. I can actually hear the silence. – Susan Lang It seems appropriate that just as the weather warms up for summer we take one last plunge into winter at its […]
June 29, 2010 by Betsy Bird
Elsie’s Bird By Jane Yolen Illustrated by David Small Philomel (a division of Penguin) $17.99 ISBN: 978-0-399-25292-1 Ages 4-8 On shelves September 2nd As a kid I was read a fair amount of Little House books by Laura Ingalls Wilder. Over the years much of what I heard faded into the mists of memory. However, […]
by Emily Mroczek-Bayci
Good Comics for Kids
by Renee Scott
by Colby Sharp
Politics in Practice
by John Chrastka
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