Lee & Low at the ALA 2020 Virtual Conference

Even though the American Library Association conference has gone virtual this year, we wouldn’t want you to miss out on our offerings! View our catalog, request digital copies of our newest titles, enter our raffle for a chance to win a bundle of Lee & Low books, and check out our virtual resources for librarians, educators, and teachers alike below.

Request Digital Copies of our Newest Titles

On These Magic Shores, by Yamile Saied Méndez: 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. Request a digital copy.

Julieta and the Diamond Enigma, by Luisana Duarte Armendáriz: 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. Request a digital copy.

She Was the First!: The Trailblazing Life of Shirley Chisholm, written by Kathryn Russell-Brown, illustrated by Eric Velasquez: A timely, inspiring picture book biography of the dynamic twentieth-century educator, activist, and politician Shirley Chisholm. Request a digital copy.

Nacho’s Nachos: The Story Behind the World’s Favorite Snack, written by Sandra Nickel, illustrated by Oliver Dominguez: The delicious true story of an inventive chef and the serendipitous events that led to the creation of the world’s favorite snack–nachos! Request a digital copy.

Sharuko: El arqueólogo peruano Julio C. Tello/Peruvian Archaeologist Julio C. Tello, written by Monica Brown, illustrated by Elisa Chavarri: 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. Request a digital copy.

The Lion Queens of India, by Jan Reynolds: 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. Request a digital copy.

Seven Golden Rings: A Tale of Music and Math, written by Rajani LaRocca, illustrated by Archana Sreenivasan: In this clever, convivial picture book, an Indian boy untangles a mathematical conundrum to win a place at the Rajah’s court. Request a digital copy.

Enter our ALA Raffle for a chance to win a bundle of diverse books!
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Watch Lee & Low Authors Talk Shop with Their Editors

Want a look inside the editorial process? In these short, casual conversations, get a behind-the-scenes look at our publishing process as our Lee & Low editors share a (virtual) cup of tea with one of our authors. Hear them describe the initial inspiration and the development process, discuss questions that came up during the editing, and reflect on decisions they made.Tea Time Talks

Additional Resources

Author Read Alouds: Visit our YouTube Read Aloud Playlist to see them all, and subscribe for updates as we add more.

Recursos en español / Spanish Resources : On our new Spanish Resources page, find Spanish and bilingual resources to support learning in both the classroom and the home, including high-quality Spanish Read Alouds and downloadable Spanish activity guides.

Virtual Author Visits: Many of our authors and illustrators do virtual visits and can present to your classroom or library via Zoom, Skype, or another platform. Browse our growing list of available authors and contact authorvisits@leeandlow.com to find out more.