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Chris Rylander
The Legend of Greg

Betsy Bird will meet Chris Rylander to answer YOUR questions about The Legend of Greg.

Author Chris will speak with Betsy Bird – and with YOU if you submit a question! A fantastic adventure series just getting started, for grades 3-7, ages 8 to 1,000.

Get your signed copy and watch the interview – we’ll get Chris to say hi!

The Legend of Greg (Failures)
written by Chris Rylander
$16.99
Air Date/Time June 12, 5:30 pm (Central)
1st ed., 352 pages, hardcover

The Legend of Greg: An Epic Series of Failures (Failures Book 1)
Fantasy/adventure for ages 8-12, grades 3-7, Lexile measure 800.

Risk-averse Greg Belmont is content with being ordinary. He’s got a friend–that’s right, just one–at his fancy prep school, and a pretty cool dad (even if he is obsessed with organic soaps that smell like a mix of salted pork and Icelandic bog). The problem is, Greg isn’t ordinary . . . he’s actually an honest-to-goodness, fantastical Dwarf!

He discovers the truth the day his dad brings home a gross new tea–one that awakens bizarre abilities in Greg. Then a murderous Bro-Troll kidnaps his dad and Greg is whisked away to the...

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Kate Hannigan
A Lady Has the Floor


Betsy Bird will meet Kate Hannigan to answer your questions about A Lady Has The Floor: Belva Lockwood Speaks Out For Women’s Rights 

Author Kate Hannigan will speak with Betsy Bird – and with YOU if you submit a question! This book is great to learn about American history and the very first woman to run for President, for grades 2-5, ages 7 to 1,000.

AND the illustrations by Alison Jay are to die for – very beautifully done. You will love this book even more after Kate has signed it!

A Lady Has the Floor: Belva Lockwood Speaks Out for Women’s Rights
written by Kate Hannigan, illustrated by Alison Jay
$17.95
Air Date/Time March 6, 1 pm (Central)
1st ed., 32 pages, hardcover

A Lady Has the Floor: Belva Lockwood Speaks Out for Women’s Rights
American history for ages 7-10, grades 2-5, exile measure 780.

Activist Belva Lockwood never stopped asking herself the question: Are women not worth the same as men? She had big dreams and didn’t let anyone stand in her way–not her father, her law school, or even the U.S. Supreme Court. She fought for equality for women in the classroom, in the courtroom, and in politics. In her quest for fairness and parity, Lockwood ran for President of the United States, becoming the first woman on the ballot. In this riveting nonfiction...

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Sherri Duskey Rinker
Tiny and the Big Dig

Betsy Bird will meet Sherri Duskey Rinker to talk about Tiny and the Big Dig. 

In this cute, appropriate-for-bedtime story for ages 3-5, a little dog named Tiny gets himself into a very big situation – maybe too big. But with the support of a smart Boy, he might just prove all the haters wrong.

Take that, haters! (Joking – it’s very sweet.)

Tiny and the Big Dig
written by Sherri Duskey Rinker, illustrated by Matt Myers
$16.99
Air Date/Time March 1, 5:30pm (Central)
1st ed., 32 pages, hardcover

Tiny and the Big Dig
The newest bedtime story for ages 3-5 from New York Times Best Selling author Sherri Duskey Rinker.

Sniff! Sniff-sniff!

I smell a bone. A bone that’s BIG.

I’ll get it out, I’ll dig and dig.

A big, BIG bone! I know it’s there!

It will take work, but I don’t care!

Tiny may be a small dog, but don’t let that fool you. He’s a pooch with power who knows what he wants. And he’s going for it. But oh, those pesky pessimists — they’re trying to rain on Tiny’s dig-parade!

Thank goodness for one special boy who believes in Tiny, because in the...

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Jan Spivey Gilchrist
We Are Shining

Betsy Bird speaks with Jan Spivey Gilchrist about We Are Shining

Marking the 100th birthday of Gwendolyn Brooks, this life-affirming poem is now illustrated for the very first time, with stunning, vibrant images.

We Are Shining
By Gwendolyn Brooks, Illustrated by Jan Gilchrist Spivey
$17.99
Air Date/Time August 8, 5:30pm (Central)
1st ed., 32p, hardcover

From Gwendolyn Brooks, U.S. Poet Laureate and the first African American to win the Pulitzer Prize, and Coretta Scott King Award-winning artist Jan Spivey Gilchrist comes We Are Shining. Marking the 100th birthday of Gwendolyn Brooks, this powerful picture book is a celebration of the diversity of our world. This life-affirming poem is now illustrated for the very first time, with stunning, vibrant images.

A story of our shared humanity, Gwendolyn Brooks honors the beauty of our world and the many different people in it. Brooks speaks to all children of the world in this moving poem about acceptance, stressing that every child should have the opportunity for a shining future and offering hope for...

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Betsy Bird
Funny Girl

Funny Girl Betsy Bird

Andrew Medlar speaks with Betsy Bird about her newest compilation, Funny Girl.

With clever contributions from award-winning and bestselling authors including Cece Bell, Sophie Blackall, Libba Bray, Shannon Hale, Lisa Graff, and Raina Telgemeier, this anthology of funny girls will make you laugh until you cry.  Order Your Signed Copy. 

Funny Girl Betsy Bird

Funny Girl
Edited by Betsy Bird
$16.99
Air Date/Time July 27, 6pm (Central)
1st ed., 205p., hardcover

Funny Girl is a collection of uproarious stories, rollicking comics, rib-tickling wit, and more, from 25 of today’s funniest female writers for kids.

With clever contributions from award-winning and bestselling authors including Cece Bell, Sophie Blackall, Libba Bray, Shannon Hale, Lisa Graff, and Raina Telgemeier, this anthology of funny girls will make you laugh until you cry. Or cry until you laugh. Or maybe you won’t cry at all. Either way, you’ll definitely laugh.

Funny Girl isn’t just an anthology: it’s a cause, a mission, a movement. Girls are funny. Now it’s time for the world to know it.

Age Range: 8 – 12 years
Grade Level: 3 – 7

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