September 7, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Here's a person you should probably meet. We discuss translating puns, how to avoid gendering characters, shifts in public perceptions of translation here in the States, and what happens when your same-sex family board books are simultaneously attacked by the governments of Hungary and Russia.
February 3, 2022 by Betsy Bird
I review the latest from Kyle Lukoff and, yes, there will be spoilers. A brave title for a time when we need brave books for kids more than ever.
December 2, 2020 by Betsy Bird
Today, author Leslie Brody and I discuss Louise Fitzhugh, the times in which she lived, her genius life (and too soon death), and the coded, comforting messages she left in her books for the LGBTQIA+ kids out there.
November 6, 2020 by Betsy Bird
I’m late to the party in celebrating this book, but now that I’m here, let’s dance until dawn! This is one book that kids and adults alike will read and never ever forget.
September 9, 2020 by Betsy Bird
He's been blogging about LGBTQIA+ kid and teen books for 13 years. His latest middle grade work of nonfiction reexamines the history so many kids haven't been taught, shining a light on some of the amazing stuff he's discovered.
July 14, 2020 by Betsy Bird
"While I don’t want queerness to always be relegated to the shadows, overhead lighting doesn’t do anyone any favors, either." Kyle Lukoff tells us tales of Frogs and Toads, secret rooms, and the longstanding tradition of queer values in children's literature.
by Emily Mroczek-Bayci
Teen Librarian Toolbox
by Amanda MacGregor
100 Scope Notes
by Travis Jonker
A Fuse #8 Production
by Betsy Bird
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