January 10, 2020 by Betsy Bird
Whenever I have a chance to get my hands on a new Frances Hardinge book, it’s only because I want one thing: to be told a story I’ve never heard before. Deeplight fulfills that wish and a lot more besides. My sole regret is that I only get to read it for the first time once.
November 15, 2010 by Betsy Bird
Factotum By D.M. Cornish G.P. Putnam’s Sons (a division of Penguin) $19.99 ISBN: 978-0-399-24640-1 Ages 10 and up On shelves now I don’t read novels for young adults. This is out of necessity as a children’s librarian more than any personal animosity towards the genre. With all the great middle grade fiction out there who […]
January 10, 2008 by Betsy Bird
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian By Sherman Alexie Art by Ellen Forney Little Brown & Company $16.99 ISBN: 978-0-316-01368-0 Ages 15 and up On shelves now I asked you what my final 2007 review should be. You voted. And that winner turned out to be this book. It probably doesn’t need the […]
December 18, 2007 by Betsy Bird
America Dreaming: How Youth Changed America in the ’60s By Laban Carrick Hill Little Brown & Company $19.99 ISBN: 978-0316009041 Ages 12 and up On shelves now Essentially what we have here is a book written about the children of the 50s and 60s for the children of the 00s, reviewed by a child of […]
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