Category Archives: Educator Resources

Lesson plans, activity guides, and helpful tips from our literacy specialist and guest educators.

The Daily Commute

a fellow commuter
a fellow commuter

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Morning Commute

To New York
To New York

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Paying Homage to Duke

Duke statue
Duke statue

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Hudson (Frozen) River

frozen Hudson River
frozen Hudson River

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Frosty Sighted on Park Avenue

snowman spotted in the city
snowman spotted in the city

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Green Tea KitKat

green tea Kit Kat
green tea KitKat

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What’s different about this book cover?

Baseball Saved Us, Revised

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Library Hotel

Library Hotel
Library Hotel

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18 miles of books

 

Strand bookstore from upstairs
Strand bookstore from upstairs

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Elevator Pitch

Emmett Building, 95 Madison Ave.
Emmett Building, 95 Madison Ave.

Our offices are located in the Emmett building, which was built in 1912. The façade is gorgeous and the building has a history of being a former home to publishers like Dorling Kindersley (DK), Orchard Books, Kingfisher, Franklin Watts, and Millbrook. So for what was once a big publishing building, LEE & LOW remains the last publisher to reside at 95 Madison Avenue. The building has many quirks, but the main gripe all the tenants share are the elevators—they are old. Right now only one of the three is operational—barely. We all have gotten used to the habit of bringing our cell phone with us while riding the elevator in case we have to call for help.

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