New Release Dates for Lee & Low Spring and Summer Titles

We’re well into our fourth week of working from home and we hope our readers are all hanging in there! Because we’re all practicing social distancing for the foreseeable future, we’ve adjusted the publication dates of our spring and summer titles.On These Magic Shores
written by Yamile Saied Méndez
Publication date: June 9, 2020

When Minerva’s mother goes missing, it’s up to her to take care of her younger sisters, audition for the school’s production of Peter Pan, and not let anyone know they’re home alone. Thankfully, she has the help of a friend… and some very real fairy magic.

Nacho’s Nachos: The Story Behind the World’s Favorite Snack
written by Sandra Nickel, illustrated by Oliver Dominguez
Publication date: June 16, 2020

The delicious true story of an inventive chef and the serendipitous events that led to the creation of the world’s favorite snack–nachos!

Sharuko: El arqueólogo peruano Julio C. Tello/Peruvian Archaeologist Julio C. Tello
written by Monica Brown, illustrated by Elisa Chavarri
Publication date: June 23, 2020

A fascinating bilingual picture book biography of Peruvian archaeologist and national icon Julio C. Tello, who unearthed Peru’s ancient cultures and fostered pride in the country’s Indigenous history.

Julieta and the Diamond Enigma
written by Luisana Duarte Armendáriz
Publication date: June 30, 2020

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler meets Merci Suarez Changes Gears in this smart young middle-grade mystery about a diamond gone missing from the Louvre and the sweet and spunky girl who cracks the case.

The Lion Queens of India
by Jan Reynolds
Publication date: July 7, 2020

Award-winning photojournalist Jan Reynolds offers readers a fascinating glimpse into the world of the endangered Asiatic lions and the female forest rangers who fight to save them.

She Was the First!: The Trailblazing Life of Shirley Chisholm
written by Katheryn Russell-Brown, illustrated by Eric Velasquez
Publication date: August 4, 2020

A timely, inspiring picture book biography of the dynamic twentieth-century educator, activist, and politician Shirley Chisholm.