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Category Archives: Book News
New Release: I Can Be . . . Me!
Today, we are delighted to celebrate the release of I Can Be . . . Me! by Lesléa Newman, illustrated by Maya Gonzalez.Continue reading
New Releases: Confetti Kids #11: The Talent Show and Confetti Kids #12: A Special Goodbye
Today we are celebrating the release of the final two books in the twelve-book Confetti Kids series: The Talent Show (La muestra de talentos) and A Special Goodbye (Un adiós especial). It’s always difficult to say goodbye, but the final installment shows kids how, with the help of friends, they can cope with change.Continue reading
New Release: Speculation by Nisi Shawl
Today, we are delighted to celebrate the release of Speculation by Nisi Shawl, a wonderful middle-grade fantasy debut about Black families, family history, family curses … and a really marvelous pair of spectacles!Continue reading
Sneak Peek: Lee & Low’s Spring-Summer 2023
2023 is well underway, and we are excited to kick off another publishing year full of books for everyone, about everyone! Whether it’s a picture book about children’s freedom to express themselves through creative play, a middle-grade novel about a young Black girl with a fantastic pair of spectacles, or the first young adult novel to feature native Taíno people, there is truly something for every reader. Browse our shareable 2023 frontlist catalog here, or request digital review copies on Edelweiss!
Sneak a peek at what’s new from Lee & Low at our virtual Spring-Summer 2023 Showcase!Continue reading
Press Release: RBmedia Announces Exclusive Audiobook Partnership with LEE & LOW BOOKS INC.
Landover, MD, December 13, 2022—RBmedia, the largest audiobook publisher in the world, today announced an exclusive partnership with LEE & LOW BOOKS INC., the largest multicultural children’s book publisher in the United States. Through this four-year agreement, the company will publish audio editions of LEE & LOW BOOKS INC. titles for every age.Continue reading
Upcoming Virtual Event: Celebrate the launch of HOW WE CAN LIVE!
Join author Laleña Garcia and illustrator Caryn Davidson in conversation with Cicley Gay, Board Chair of the Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation on Tuesday, November 1, 2022 at 7:00 PM ET.Continue reading
New Releases: Bonnie’s Rocket, How We Can Live, and Marvelous Mabel
We are thrilled to share that we have not one, not two, but three new releases today: Bonnie’s Rocket by Emeline Lee, illustrated by Alina Chau, How We Can Live: Principles of Black Lives Matter by Laleña Garcia, illustrated by Caryn Davidson, and Marvelous Mabel: Figure Skating Superstar by Crystal Hubbard, illustrated by Alleanna Harris!Continue reading
New Releases: Fight Back and Still Dreaming / Seguimos soñando
Today, we are celebrating two exciting book releases: Fight Back by A. M. Dassu and Still Dreaming / Seguimos soñando by Claudia Guadalupe Martínez, illustrated by Magdalena Mora!Continue reading
New Release: Vámonos: Mexican Folk Art Transport in English and Spanish
Today, we are excited to celebrate the release of Vámonos: Mexican Folk Art Transport in English and Spanish by Cynthia Weill, with folk-art pieces by Oaxacan craftsmen Augustín Tinoco Cruz, Martín Melchor, Maximino Santiago, and Avelino Pérez!Continue reading