Dav Pilkey: “Love inspires us to become better people.”

We’re back with our Friday check-in with author and illustrator Dav Pilkey, the bestselling children’s writer behind the wildly popular series “Dog Man” and “Captain Underpants.” Like a lot of authors that publish for that age range, there’s a mix of vulnerability and heart that informs his work. Cartoon strips such as “Peanuts” or “Calvin […]

By the People: Meet the Blackwells

Don’t let byline fool you; the wonderful staff at By the People wrote a good chunk of this piece about their latest crowdsourcing campaign. It’s fascinating stuff. The trailblazing history of the Blackwell family, tireless campaigners for the rights of women and the abolition of slavery, forms the newest crowdsourcing campaign by the Library’s By […]