Category Archives: Book News

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 has received FIVE starred reviews and 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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New Releases: Confetti Kids #11: The Talent Show and Confetti Kids #12: A Special Goodbye

The covers of The Talent Show, La muestra de talentos, A Special Goodbye, and Un adiós especial lined up in front of a city street backdrop

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.

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Sneak Peek: Lee & Low’s Spring-Summer 2023

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First page of Spring & Summer 2023 frontlist title catalog
2023 Frontlist Catalog

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!

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Press Release: RBmedia Announces Exclusive Audiobook Partnership with LEE & LOW BOOKS INC.

Landover, MD, December 13, 2022RBmedia, 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.

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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.

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