July 2, 2021 by Betsy Bird
This is the fun, fast-paced, witty, and not too long adventure novel you’ve been searching for. Chock full of jokes and characters you grow to love.
March 13, 2019 by Betsy Bird
You have other books about emotions that you love, I have no doubt, but seriously consider supplementing them with Rash’s latest. A loving little book unafraid to be happy, sad, angry, scared, and supremely good.
September 14, 2017 by Betsy Bird
The First Rule of Punk By Celia C. Perez Viking (an imprint of Penguin Random House) $16.99 ISBN: 978-0-425-29040-8 Ages 9-12 On shelves now They don’t warn you in library school. They’ll tell you about all the cool children’s books you’ll get to read. They’ll stress how you’ll be able to make a difference in […]
April 11, 2012 by Betsy Bird
On to Viking! Viking This year I have carefully been keeping track of all the books that Kirkus stars. This is partially because Kirkus doesn’t star all that many things and partly because I like their taste. When I get a chance I go out, locate the starred books and read them through. One such […]
May 14, 2010 by Betsy Bird
Big Red Lollipop By Rukhsana Khan Illustrated by Sophie Blackall Viking (a division of Penguin) $16.99 ISBN: 978-0-670-06287-4 Ages 4-8 On shelves now. Yeah, I have a little sister. Have since I was six. And like most older siblings I had the usual older sis/younger sis relationship with her you might imagine. We older siblings […]
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