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Reading for the Earth: Ultimate Earth Day Resource Roundup

Earth Day, April 22nd is right around the corner, and we at Lee & Low are some pretty big fans of this blue planet we live on. So, whether you choose to plant a tree or pledge to better uphold…


Poetry Friday: Song in My Heart

April is National Poetry Month! All month long we’ll be celebrating by posting some of our favorite poems for Poetry Friday. For our third Poetry Friday post, we chose Song in my Heart by Tony…


Meet Our New Visions Award Finalists: Part III

Last month we announced the six finalists for our 2015 New Visions Award. The Award recognizes a middle grade or young adult novel in the sci-fi, fantasy, or mystery genres by an unpublished author…


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Awards & Honors

Exciting News to Share for 2015

Ink and Ashes received a Starred Review from Kirkus Reviews!

Water Roll, Water Rises and Little Melba and Her Big Trombone are Best Books of the Year: Outstanding Merit from Bank Street College of Education! 

Poems in the Attic received a Starred Review from Kirkus Reviews

Water Rolls, Water Rises is on the Green Earth Book Award Short List from The Nature Generation! 

Twenty-two Cents is on the Best Books of the Year list from Bank Street College of Education!

Yummy: The Last Days of a Southside Shorty was chosen as a Popular Paperback for Young Adults from YALSA!

Educator News

Celebrate all month long with our April book roundup

April is National Poetry Month! For ideas, check out these 4 Mentor Text Activities and tips for How to Read a Poem Aloud.

Watch Abe Barretto, Vice President of Educational Sales at LEE & LOW, talk about why children need diverse books on Univision Noticias.

Discover the joyous and universal poems of Francisco Alarcón’s personal exploration of the Cycle of the Seasons while learning about family, community, and caring for each other and the world in which we live.

Earth Day is April 22nd! Celebrate with resources to Plant Seeds of Change Around the World.

Build your diverse bookshelf one theme at a time with LEE & LOW book-inspired activities by The Educators’ Spin On It. For April's theme, learn about & celebrate the Moon with this delicious Moon Bread activity!

Explore LEE & LOW's Active Learner Teacher's Guides that are always FREE to use online or download.