February 14, 2023 by Betsy Bird
With four starred reviews (and counting) to its name, today I talk about The Fire of Stars with its creators and learn just how difficult this sophisticated picture book bio was to create.
September 28, 2018 by Betsy Bird
Welcome to Fusenews! Or, as I like to call it, all the news that fit to fuse. Yeah. We’re still working on that one. First off, a great illustrator for children has died. This was very much the case of me not knowing that he was still alive, only to be doubly saddened when […]
September 18, 2018 by Betsy Bird
A show of hands. How many of you first heard of Hedy Lamarr by watching copious amounts of Blazing Saddles (where the villain Hedley Lamarr is constantly called Hedy Lamarr by accident)? No? Just me? In between that and confusing her with Dorothy Lamour I was a pretty confused kid when it came to all […]
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. […]
by Travis Jonker
Good Comics for Kids
by Brigid Alverson
Teen Librarian Toolbox
by Amanda MacGregor
Politics in Practice
by John Chrastka
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