All posts by Shaughnessy Miller

The Meaning of Home: A Q&A with Maham Khwaja and Daby Zainab Faidhi

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In this Q&A, author Maham Khwaja and illustrator Daby Zainab Faidhi share the backstory of their upcoming picture book and its many themes, including displacement, resilience, and the meaning of home. The Home We Make will be available on October 8, 2024!

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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.

We especially enjoyed the excellent conversations with editor Elise McMullen-Ciotti (New Visions Award), author Olivia Abtahi (Twin Flames), and author Isabel Quintero (10th anniversary of Gabi, A Girl in Pieces), moderated by Booklist’s Books for Youth senior editor Ronny Khuri.

Browse our Fall 2024 Edelweiss Catalog with links to digital review copies.

And in case you missed it, check out the recording of our Fall 2023 & Spring 2024 Seasonal Showcase here!

New Release: Pedro’s Yo-Yos

Today, we are delighted to celebrate the release of Pedro’s Yo-Yos: How a Filipino Immigrant Came to America and Changed the World of Toys, the backstory of the yo-yo and a colorful biography of businessman Pedro Flores.

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New Release: Kicked Out

Today, we are delighted to celebrate the release of Kicked Out by A. M. Dassu! In this stand-alone companion novel to the acclaimed Boy, Everywhere, A. M. Dassu returns to extend the story of Sami’s best friend Ali, who organizes a charity soccer match for their friend Aadam while his whole life is privately unraveling.

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2024 Diverse Summer Reading List

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Summer is just around the corner, and we are excited to present our NEW Diverse Summer Reading List to keep kids excited about reading after school gets out. Our list includes fiction and nonfiction, bilingual Spanish/English titles, and a diverse range of cultures—in other words, there’s a book for every reader!

Kids love a good series, and this year our list has a series for every age group. Check out our recommendations below to get hooked and wanting to read the next!

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Meet Lee & Low Books at TLA 2024!

We can’t wait to see y’all at the Texas Library Association Annual Conference in San Antonio! We hope you’ll stop by the Publishers Spotlight Booth #2429 to check out our books and author signings. Here’s the full scoop on what’s happening with Lee & Low creators at the show.

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