Author Archives: Hannah

Is TV getting more diverse? Not by the look of this year’s Emmys

Since last year’s diversity gap study, has TV diversified? Our literacy and sales assistant Veronica Schneider takes a look at this year’s winners – and losers.

Lexile: A Bookseller’s Best Friend or Worst Enemy?

Melissa shares some thoughts on the pros and cons of Lexile from her perspective as a bookseller.

Thoughts on Ferguson and Recommended Resources

A note from the publisher of LEE & LOW BOOKS on the events in Ferguson, Missouri and why they matter.

Planting Seeds of Change Around the World

Author Jen Cullerton Johnson shares the amazing project one school embarked on using her book Seeds of Change, and how it has helped to bridge continents.

How to Find Time to Write When You Have 11 Children

Pamela M. Tuck, picture book author and mother of 11 children, shares advice on how to find time in the day to write.

Submitting to our New Voices Award: Tips from an Editor

Our editor Samantha shares some advice for authors submitting to Lee & Low’s New Voices Award.

Ask an Editor: Worldbuilding in Speculative Fiction, Part I

Tu Books publisher Stacy Whitman discusses worldbuilding in speculative fiction, why it can be so challenging to do well, and how writers should approach it.

Tearing Down Walls: The Integrated World of Swedish Picture Books

How diverse is children’s literature in other countries? Librarian Laura Reiko Simeon shares her research on diversity in children’s books in Sweden.

How Diverse Were This Year’s Tony Awards?

How diverse were this year’s Tony Awards? We take a look at the winners, including a groundbreaking win for one talented actress.

Join Us for a Diversity Discussion at ALA in Las Vegas

If you’ll be at the ALA Annual Conference this month in Las Vegas, join LEE & LOW BOOKS for a special book buzz discussion: Moving the Needle: Diversity in children’s books and how to make a difference.


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