Category Archives: Book News

New Release: Wat Takes His Shot

Today, we are delighted to celebrate the release of Wat Takes His Shot: The Life & Legacy of Basketball Hero Wataru Misaka, the stirring biography of Japanese American basketball star Wataru Misaka—the first person of color to play in the NBA!

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WATCH THE RECORDING: LEE & LOW BOOKS FALL 2024 SEASONAL SHOWCASE

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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Celebrate Libraries, Library Workers & the Right to Read

It’s National Library Week. Join us in honoring librarians and library workers for all they do for readers and our communities every day. Visit your local library today to learn all that it has to offer.

As part of this week-long celebration, today, Monday, April 8 is Right to Read Day. Read on to learn how to participate in this national day of action and protect our freedom to read.

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New Release: Miles of Style

Today, we are delighted to celebrate the release of Miles of Style: Eunice W. Johnson and the EBONY Fashion Fair, a chic biography about Eunice W. Johnson who brought elegant and contemporary fashion to Black America through the annual EBONY Fashion Fair!

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