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New Releases: Bonnie’s Rocket, How We Can Live, and Marvelous Mabel

We are thrilled to share that we have not one, not two, but three new releases today: Bonnie’s Rocket by Emeline Lee, illustrated by Alina Chau, How We Can Live: Principles of Black Lives Matter by Laleña Garcia, illustrated by Caryn Davidson, and Marvelous Mabel: Figure Skating Superstar by Crystal Hubbard, illustrated by Alleanna Harris!

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New Release: Vámonos: Mexican Folk Art Transport in English and Spanish

Today, we are excited to celebrate the release of Vámonos: Mexican Folk Art Transport in English and Spanish by Cynthia Weill, with folk-art pieces by Oaxacan craftsmen Augustín Tinoco Cruz, Martín Melchor, Maximino Santiago, and Avelino Pérez!

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New Release: Bottle Tops: The Art of El Anatsui

Happy release day to Bottle Tops: The Art of El Anatsui written by Alison Goldberg and illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon! Bottle Tops is an inspiring biography of Ghanaian artist El Anatsui whose handmade sculptures, created from discarded bottle tops, have received international acclaim and been showcased around the world.

Read on to learn more about Bottle Tops and find out how to grab your own copy!

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New Release: The Sky We Shared

Today we are thrilled to celebrate the release of The Sky We Shared by Shirley Reva Vernick! In this thoughtful and deftly woven WWII novel, an American teen and a Japanese teen with lives on opposite ends of the world discover that hate for an “enemy” leaves a heavy heart.

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Roundup: Lee & Low’s Spring 2022 Titles

It’s the start of spring! And though we are still in the midst of uncertainty, we hope that these fabulous new titles will brighten your 2022 and start your reading year off strong. Keep scrolling for a roundup of our Winter and Spring 2022 titles!

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Cover Reveal of BLESSING’S BEAD + Interview with Cover Artist Nasugraq Rainey Hopson

Today we are so excited to reveal the new cover for Blessing’s Bead by Debby Dahl Edwardson! Available in paperback on June 29, 2022, this acclaimed middle-grade novel traces four generations of an Inupiaq family in Alaska. In this blog post, we interviewed cover artist Nasugraq Rainey Hopson about the cover creation process and the significance of incorporating Inupiaq cultural elements into her work.

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Announcing Lee & Low Books’ 2021 New Voices Award Winner and Honor

New York, NY—January 18, 2022—LEE & LOW BOOKS is proud to announce that Maleeha Malik of Baltimore, Maryland, is the winner of the company’s twenty-second annual New Voices Award. Her picture-book manuscript At Home in My Skin features a child with vitiligo—a skin disorder that causes depigmentation—who embraces their individuality by drawing connections between their skin’s ever-changing patterns and the designs in nature.

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