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Register for Our Upcoming Webinar: LGBTQ+ Children’s Books

LGBTQ Webinar image Just in time for Pride Month, join Lee & Low Books for a special free webinar focused on LGBTQ+ books for youth! Join Katie Potter, Lee & Low’s Literacy Specialist, in conversation with…

 

Upcoming Book Release: Stone River Crossing by Award-Winning Author Tim Tingle

The award-winning picture book Crossing Bok Chitto captured the strength, bravery, and heart of the Choctaw Nation as they helped enslaved people find their way to freedom. Set to be released at…

 

Cover Reveal: Indian No More by Charlene Willing McManis with Traci Sorell

We’re excited to reveal the full cover for Indian No More, a moving middle grade novel about Regina, a ten-year-old Umpqua girl, whose family is forced to relocate from Oregon to Los Angeles during…

 

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New Educator Resources

Check out our new Beginning Reader Conferencing Documents from Literacy Expert Jennifer Serravallo! 

Discover our Social and Emotional Learning Diverse Reading List

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Awards & Honors

Stone River Crossing received three starred reviews from Kirkus Reviews, Booklist, and Publishers Weekly!

Under My Hijab received a starred review from Foreword Reviews!

Midnight Teacher has been selected for the 2019 Teachers’ Choices Reading List from ILA!

Congratulations to our New Voices Award Winner and Honor!

Benji, the Bad Day, and Me received a starred review from Shelf Awareness!

Ana Maria Reyes Does Not Live in a Castle received a two starred reviews from Kirkus Reviews and School Library Journal!

Hammering for Freedom received three starred reviews from Kirkus Reviews, Booklist and School Library Journal!

About Us

LEE & LOW BOOKS is the largest multicultural children's book publisher in the country. We are also one of the few minority-owned publishing companies in the United States.

Founded in 1991, we have always been family-owned and independent, which means we publish what we want and aren't afraid to take risks. Our books have won major awards including the Coretta Scott King Award, the Pura Belpré Award, the NAACP Image Award, and many more.

LEE & LOW BOOKS is committed to publishing diverse books that are about everyone, for everyone. We are dedicated to cultural authenticity, and we make a special effort to work with new authors and illustrators of color.

We publish multicultural children's books for every age, including leveled books for beginning readers, picture books, early chapter books, middle grade, and young adult books. We also publish a wide selection of bilingual and Spanish language books.

Visit our testimonials page to see some of the people and organizations who support our work!