December 27, 2020 by Betsy Bird
In some ways, these are the books I'm the most excited about. Welcome to the end of 2020! And welcome to a list of truly wonderful books.
September 21, 2019 by Betsy Bird
When a book is as funny, smart, beautiful, and interesting as Monument Maker, you have a chance to remember that old adage about judging a book by its cover.
October 21, 2017 by Betsy Bird
Her Right Foot By Dave Eggers Illustrated by Shawn Harris Chronicle Books $19.99 ISBN: 978-1-4521-6281-2 Ages 6 and up. Consider your country, America. Consider what our teachers have been charged to do. Facing a future where the children of America are inadequate in the realm of nonfiction, our educators have been told to get them […]
December 24, 2016 by Betsy Bird
There were no science books on the YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for 2016. Nor in 2015. Nor 2014. Bomb in 2013 was sort of a science book, so we’ll count that. And Moonbird that year certainly was. Yet it’s often surprising how consistently science and nature get overlooked when they’re handing out awards […]
by Steven Engelfried
Teen Librarian Toolbox
by Amanda MacGregor
A Fuse #8 Production
by Betsy Bird
The Classroom Bookshelf
by Mary Ann Cappiello
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