June 15, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Are you ready for a second round of award season predictions? Then hold onto your butts, folks. Newbery and Caldecott, we're coming for you!
May 20, 2022 by Betsy Bird
The Last Mapmaker offers readers proof positive that you can write succinctly, sacrificing nothing, while showing your readers absolutely everything.
April 26, 2022 by Betsy Bird
An accounting of a family and a tight knit community dealing with the repercussions of a hate crime, this book expertly navigates between taking into account the seriousness of the content while also punctuating it periodically with joy, laughter, and light.
March 30, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Today I take a crack at predicting some true Newbery/Caldecott contenders for 2023. What will win? And why must we wait so long to find out?
February 11, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Marshmallow Clouds is one of those books that works so effectively for young readers that it feels as though the co-authors (co-poets?) had been honing their talents for kids, specifically, for years. One of those books that will subtly coil its way around your heart, even as you obliviously flip page after page after page.
by Colby Sharp
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Teen Librarian Toolbox
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The Classroom Bookshelf
by Denise Davila
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