Guide to Reading at Home with Children 

Books have the power to initiate meaningful conversations between adults and young people. Our Guide to Reading at Home with Children/Guía de Lee & Low Books para leer en casa en familia was created to help caregivers learn how to read aloud with children at home, build excitement before reading, improve comprehension, and create discussion.

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The Meaning of Home: A Q&A with Maham Khwaja and Daby Zainab Faidhi

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In this Q&A, author Maham Khwaja and illustrator Daby Zainab Faidhi share the backstory of their upcoming picture book and its many themes, including displacement, resilience, and the meaning of home. The Home We Make will be available on October 8, 2024!

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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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We see all you hard-working educators out there.

THANK YOU for everything you do to instill a love of learning and reading in young people.

In anticipation and celebration of Teacher Appreciation Week, we’re giving away a library of 700+ paperbacks from our exclusive Bebop Books imprint.

Bebop Books are delightful, child-centered stories that support literacy learning. Appealing texts and pictures by outstanding authors and illustrators from diverse backgrounds engage children as they begin their journeys to becoming successful, independent readers.

Six (6) lucky winners will be randomly selected. The giveaway is open to residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry. All federal, state, and local regulations apply. Limit one (1) entry per person.

See Official Rules for complete details.

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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2024 Diverse Summer Reading List

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Summer is just around the corner, and we are excited to present our NEW Diverse Summer Reading List to keep kids excited about reading after school gets out. Our list includes fiction and nonfiction, bilingual Spanish/English titles, and a diverse range of cultures—in other words, there’s a book for every reader!

Kids love a good series, and this year our list has a series for every age group. Check out our recommendations below to get hooked and wanting to read the next!

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