Category Archives: Celebrations

Giveaway: Win a Book Signed by Rosa Parks!

In honor of Black History Month, LEE & LOW BOOKS is offering two chances to win a copy of Dear Mrs. Parks: A Dialogue with Today’s Youth, personally signed by Rosa Parks.

Flock on Over for Great Holiday Deals!

Flock on over to the Lee & Low site for great deals on all our books!

Giving Thanks: Thanksgivukkah and Native American Heritage Month

We give thanks for Thanksgivukkah and Native American Heritage Month this holiday season.

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween from everyone at LEE & LOW BOOKS!

Trick or Treat: Diverse Books for Halloween!

Six diverse books for Halloween from Lee & Low Books.

Spring into Multicultural Children’s Books!

A poem and image from the book “Laughing Tomatoes and Other Spring Poems” to celebrate the first day of spring.

Mapo Tofu: A Lo Family Recipe

Today is Chinese New Year! Traditionally, the night before Chinese New Year, Chinese families will gather around and eat dinner together, much like this plate from the LEE & LOW title, Auntie Yang’s Great Soybean Picnic: Auntie Yang’s Great Soybean Picnic author and illustrator Ginnie and Beth Lo were kind enough to share one of […]

Jai recipe for Chinese New Year

On Thanksgiving, everyone looks forward to the turkey. Valentine’s Day is the time for chocolate. During Chinese New Year, one of the most popular dish is one called jai, or Buddha’s Delight. Jai is a vegetarian dish and is eaten on the first day of Chinese New Year to bring good luck. According to Buddhist […]

Black History Month Book Giveaway 2013

It’s Black History Month, and that means it’s time for our annual giveaway from Lee & Low Books! We’re giving away three sets of three books featuring African Americans, and the contest will run through February 28, 2013. To enter, follow in the footsteps of Dave the Potter, the subject of our new biography Etched […]

Our favorite Thanksgiving food traditions

Thanksgiving is the best holiday, ’cause it’s all about food. I mean, it’s also about being thankful, and about our country’s complicated history, but: turkey! stuffing! PUMPKIN PIE! Here are some favorite food-related traditions and recipes from the Lee & Low staff: Keilin, Marketing/Publicity Intern: One food-related Thanksgiving tradition that my family does is something […]


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