As the year comes to a close, Lee & Low is busting a move and boogying down in celebration of these starred reviews and best of the year titles.Continue reading
Happy Native American Heritage Month! We encourage everyone to seek out books written by Indigenous creators to celebrate this month and beyond.
Head over to Indigenous Reads Rising for a variety of best practices articles and suggestions on where to find more books by Native authors and illustrators.
Check out our recommendations by Native storytellers for readers of every age.Continue reading
Throughout American history, Native people have been intentionally silenced; their stories set aside, hidden, or drowned out. That’s why it’s critical to read stories about Indigenous characters, told by Indigenous voices. Teaching Indigenous history is essential all year-round.Continue reading
We’re thrilled to share that The Moonlit Vine & Claro de luna by Elizabeth Santiago and Speculation by Nisi Shawl were selected as featured titles for the National Education Association’s Read Across America 2023–2024!Continue reading
Latine/Hispanic Heritage Month takes place September 15 to October 15. We have many ways to support Latine creators, including exciting new titles, an array of books now available in Spanish, and four creator programs at the 2023 Latinx Kidlit Book Festival. Check them all out below!Continue reading
Back to school is approaching! Do you have a difficult time deciding which books to highlight every month? We have created a resource to keep students engaged with outstanding diverse literature throughout the year.
Lee & Low Books is committed to publishing culturally authentic and people-centered stories to be read all year long.Continue reading
June is Pride month, and this year we are not only celebrating the LGBTQIA+ community, we are standing up and speaking out against hate. According to a report from the American Library Association, the number of demands to ban or restrict library materials nearly doubled in 2022. Of the 2,571 unique titles targeted for censorships, the majority were written by or about members of the LGBTQIA+ community and people of color. This cannot go ignored. This Pride month, support the LGBTQIA+ community with your voices and with your dollars.Continue reading
As we enter Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we want to honor and celebrate AAPI creators and stories both new and old. Read books by AAPI authors and illustrators, uplift AAPI voices, and support AAPI activists and organizers all year round. Check out the book pages on our website to download teacher’s guides!
April is National Poetry Month, and we’re here to help you fill it with beautiful books! These books are great to read aloud, and will inspire readers to put pen to paper. Most importantly, they will help readers experience the beauty and power of words. Check out these poetry titles, and be sure to visit our website to find so many more!Continue reading