Category Archives: Book News

New Releases: Connor Kissed Me and When a Brown Girl Flees

Today, we are celebrating two exciting book releases: Connor Kissed Me by Zehava, illustrated by Sarah K. Turner; and When a Brown Girl Flees by Aamna Qureshi!

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Lee & Low Books Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 Seasonal Showcase

Graphic with blue background showing Booklist webinars logo, Lee & Low logo, stars and swirls, the cover image for Zain's Super Friday, and Hena Khan's author photo with the words "Fall 2023 + Spring 2024 Seasonal Showcase Wednesday, September 20 1 PM Central / 2 PM Eastern with special guest Hena Khan"

Join Lee & Low, the largest multicultural publisher of children’s books in the country, on Wednesday, September 20 at 2 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. CT to hear about our upcoming fall and spring titles!

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How the Bronx Pioneered A Genre: A Guest Post by Linda J. Acevedo

In this guest post, author Linda J. Acevedo invites readers to bust a move while learning about the history of the boogie-down Bronx in her picture book debut. Breaking to the Beat is available wherever books are sold!

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New Releases: Breaking to the Beat and The Moonlit Vine & Claro de luna

Today, we are celebrating two exciting book releases: Breaking to the Beat! by Linda J. Acevedo, illustrated by Frank Morrison and The Moonlit Vine & Claro de luna by Elizabeth Santiago!

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Thirty Talks Weird Love Named 2023 Global Read Aloud Young Adult Choice

Thirty Talks Weird Love by Alessandra Narváez Varela is the young adult choice for this year’s Global Read Aloud. Join classrooms across the globe as they delve into this thought-provoking novel in verse this fall. Read on to learn more about the book, hear from Alessandra, and download the Teacher’s Guide. Keep an eye out for more as #GRA23 approaches!

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