100 Scope Notes
April 11, 2023 by Betsy Bird
Welcome to a series I like to produce on the regular. "Unexpected Jolts of Children's Literature" is what happens when an adult book discusses children's literature in some manner.
February 9, 2023 by Betsy Bird
If Kwame Alexander asked you to pitch ideas for virtual programming with The Kennedy Center, what would you do? Find out from Marc Tyler Nobleman, the man responsible for the all new Songbook.
January 17, 2023 by Betsy Bird
In his latest book Kwame Alexander tackles the subject of slavery head on, providing a template not just for teachers, but for any adult wishing to give the kids of today a better grasp on material that so many have worked so hard to avoid for all these years.
February 14, 2019 by Betsy Bird
Kwame Alexander’s words are grand. Kadir Nelson’s art soars. But when you put those two things together, and they work in tandem, they bring out the best in one another. Unrelenting, undeniable, unavoidable. Fail to read this book at your peril. I hope it is only the beginning.
April 5, 2015 by Betsy Bird
Happy Easter, folks! Tis a bonny Easter Video Sunday . . . . not really. One of these videos does show a bunny at one point, though. Can YOU find it? The answer is at the end of this post. First up, my co-writer Jules Danielson was in town recently and managed to get herself […]
March 1, 2015 by Betsy Bird
Morning, folks. We’ve a good store of goodies this morning, and I’m pleased as punch to give them to you. First up, a short film. A very short film, actually. I’ve spoken in the past on how Hollywood views children’s writers and the creation of children’s books. This film seems to believe that children’s books […]
100 Scope Notes
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