Joanna MarpleIn my 20's, with only my guitar and a rucksack, I wandered the continents, immersing myself in the lives of some wonderful people, projects and stories, which changed the way I view my responsibility to others and this earth. Right now I'm a European transplant in the US who writes books for children and young adults. Stories can help us not only navigate our world but can connect us to others, and allow us to inspire and help each other. I believe that equity and empathy should be at the core of our all actions, words, and stories. I am also a school librarian and I get a kick out of book-matchmaking! And I use the pronouns she/her.
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Librarian Interview – Betsy Bird
I suspect that even if you have only been writing for children for a short while, if you live in the US (and maybe elsewhere) you will know the name Betsy Bird, who was the Youth Materials Selections Specialist of New … Continue reading
Posted in Interview, librarian Tagged ALA, Bad Kitty, Benji Davis, Betsy Bird, Caldecott, Fuse Eight, Julie Danielson, librarian, Liz Bicknell, Newbery, NYPL, Peter Sieruta, Steve Light, WILD THINGS, youth 5 Comments