To celebrate a brilliant ⭐ FIVE STARS FOR BREAKING TO THE BEAT! ⭐ we chatted with debut author Linda J. Acevedo about her reaction to the news, the gorgeous art, her writing process, and more!Continue reading
As the year comes to a close, Lee & Low is busting a move and boogying down in celebration of these starred reviews and best of the year titles.Continue reading
The National Council for the Teachers of English Annual Convention will take place in Columbus, OH from November 16–19, and we can’t wait to connect with everyone who will be attending! Our books and signings will be at Publishers Spotlight Booth #404.
See below for our featured authors, the panels they’ll be on, and when you can stop by the booth to get signed copies of their Lee & Low Books!Continue reading
Happy Native American Heritage Month! We encourage everyone to seek out books written by Indigenous creators to celebrate this month and beyond.
Head over to Indigenous Reads Rising for a variety of best practices articles and suggestions on where to find more books by Native authors and illustrators.
Check out our recommendations by Native storytellers for readers of every age.Continue reading
This essay by author Christy Hale originally appeared in the CABE 2023 Edition of Multilingual Educator. Christy is the author of Todos Iguales: Un corrido de Lemon Grove/All Equal: A Ballad of Lemon Grove. Her latest book, Copycat: Nature-Inspired Design Around the World, is available now!
Christy Hale has illustrated numerous award-winning books for children, including Dreaming Up: A Celebration of Building and several other titles for Lee & Low Books. As an educator, Hale currently teaches picture book writing at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. She has also taught art and graphic design to high school students, and first learned about the Lemon Grove case at an in-service teacher workshop. Hale and her husband live in Palo Alto, California. You can visit her online at christyhale.com.Continue reading
Thank you to everyone who joined us for our Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 Seasonal Showcase!
Whether you’re a parent, teacher, librarian, or bookseller, this webinar will help you discover great new books to diversify your shelves for readers of all ages. Download a printable PDF of our 2023 titles or browse all of our catalogs here.
We especially enjoyed the excellent conversation with Hena Khan and Booklist Books for Youth Editor Sarah Hunter. Hena shared such great insight into her new picture books Zain’s Super Friday and Behind My Doors.
And in case you missed it, check out the recording of our Spring-Summer 2023 Seasonal Showcase here!
Throughout American history, Native people have been intentionally silenced; their stories set aside, hidden, or drowned out. That’s why it’s critical to read stories about Indigenous characters, told by Indigenous voices. Teaching Indigenous history is essential all year-round.Continue reading
This guest post by David Bowles dives into the origin and usage of the terms Hispanic, Latinx, Latine, and others. It was originally posted to Medium in December 2018. David is the author of numerous books for young readers, including The Witch Owl Parliament (Clockwork Curandera #1).Continue reading