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Summer Sun Risin' (hc)

Summer Sun Risin'

by W. Nikola-Lisa

illustrated by Don Tate

An independent children's book publisher focusing on diversity.

Lee & Low Books - An independent children's book publisher focusing on diversity.
It is the company's mission to meet the need for stories that all children can identify with and enjoy.


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Common Core Now Supported

Bebop Books logoBebop Books now support the new K-5 Common Core State Standards. For every title, rigorous, reading-level appropriate decoding and comprehension questions for both Literature and Informational Text have been provided.

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Shen's Books Becomes Newest Lee & Low Imprint

Shen's Books has become an imprint of LEE & LOW BOOKS! Shen's focuses on introducing young readers to the cultures of Asia and we're excited to bring some of their best-loved titles back into print. Take a look at what's coming out this spring from our new Shen's Books imprint.

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Awards & Honors

2014 Awards

Congratulations to:

Killer of Enemies, for being chosen as a finalist for the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award!

Little Melba and Her Big Trombone for getting a starred Kirkus review!

Hula Hoopin' Queen for getting a starred Kirkus review!

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