November 8, 2021 by Grace Enriquez
Speaking not just to the creative spirit, but also the heart and soul within all of us, How to Make a Bird is a manual for infusing that part of us that makes something truly spectacular.
June 17, 2019 by Grace Enriquez
In this Boston Globe-Horn Book award-winning picturebook, a young girl celebrates one of the most simple, yet powerful, facets of childhood—creativity.
September 24, 2018 by Katie Cunningham
Written by Mac Barnett; Illustrated by Jon Klassen Published in 2018 by Candlewick Books ISBN 978-0763696078 Book Review What does it mean to be an artist? Does it mean you have innate talent? Commit yourself to hard work? Are recognized as an artist by someone else? Or, maybe even something else altogether? Masters of the […]
May 7, 2018 by Erika Thulin Dawes
With My Hands: Poems About Making Things Written by Amy Ludwig VanDerwater Illustrated by Lou Fancher & Steve Johnson Published in 2018 by Clarion Books ISBN 978-0-544-31340-8 Grades PreK – 3 Book Review “I am making / something new / with my hands/ my head / my heart. That’s what makers do.” The act of […]
October 2, 2017 by Grace Enriquez
Lines Written and illustrated by Suzy Lee Published by Chronicle Books, 2017 ISBN #978-1-4521-5665-1 Grades K and up Book Review Suzy Lee, acclaimed illustrator and virtuoso of the wordless picturebook, delivers another spectacular visual masterpiece in her latest book, Lines. A young girl revels in the freedom and creativity of ice skating […]
November 28, 2016 by Erika Thulin Dawes
The Night Gardener Written and Illustrated by Terry and Eric Fan Published in 2016 by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers ISBN 978-1-4814-3978-7 2017 Charlotte Huck Award for Outstanding Fiction for Children Honor Book Book Review Grimloch Lane lives up to its name. The houses that line it are unkempt and the people who […]
by Travis Jonker
A Fuse #8 Production
by Betsy Bird
Teen Librarian Toolbox
by Karen Jensen, MLS
The Classroom Bookshelf
by Erika Thulin Dawes
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