Category Archives: Musings & Ponderings

Happy Mother’s Day: Honoring the Mothers and Grandmothers in Our Lives

A brief history and round-up of LEE & LOW titles for Mother’s Day.

Poetry Friday: “A Poem!” from Etched In Clay

Author Andrea Cheng shares one of her favorite poems from ETCHED IN CLAY for National Poetry Month and Poetry Friday.

Interview with a Librarian for Incarcerated Youth

An interview with librarian and advocate Amy Cheney, who works with incarcerated youth in Alameda, California.

Lee & Low Likes… Djuan Trent

Lee & Low likes…the first beauty pageant contestant to openly come out as queer, Djuan Trent.

10 Great Women of Color Whose Stories You Should Know

In honor of Women’s History Month, we round up 10 great picture books that feature and honor great women of color.

The 86th Annual Academy Awards Wins for Diversity

How did the 2014 Academy Awards do diversity-wise? LEE & LOW BOOKS takes a look.

Black History Month Beyond the Basics: Remembering Cortez Peters

Author Pamela M. Tuck tells us who she would choose to be as well-known or remembered as Rosa Parks and why.

Illustrator Christiane Krömer Takes Us Behind the Art of King For A Day

Illustrator Christiane Krömer takes us behind-the-scenes of how she made the art for King For a Day.

Poetry Friday: Walking in Harriet Tubman’s Shoes

Pamela Tuck, author of As Fast As Words Could Fly, shares a poem she penned about Harriet Tubman

Book List: 13 Funny Middle Grade Books with Diverse Characters

A list of diverse middle grade humor books that are written by an author of color and/or feature a main character of color.

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