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Multicultural and Diverse Books for Adults

Lee & Low Books has expanded its vast library to include a wide range of multicultural books for adults. We’re thrilled to further our mission to publish books about everyone – for everyone with adult works that share authentic stories about BIPOC, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+ people, and many more communities—all through beautifully written prose and poetry. Fans of great adult literature, especially those who seek out trailblazing books from independent book publishers, will find something to love among our award-winning and critically-acclaimed novels, memoirs, true crime accounts, short story and poetry collections, and more. 

Fiction

Lee and Low Books is proud to offer a variety of unique, captivating works of contemporary adult fiction and poetry. Whether readers are looking for thought-provoking literary fiction, gripping crime fiction and mysteries, or soul-stirring poetry, they can find them among Lee and Low’s fiction and nonfiction books for adults.

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NonFiction

Lee and Low Books offers an exciting array of eye-opening nonfiction books for adults. From rich, underground histories, to forthright memoirs by insightful authors, to fascinating true crime, these titles give readers an in-depth look into some of the most important and consistently relevant topics of our time.

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The Open Book Blog

New Releases: That Summer Night on Frenchmen Street and Blessing’s Bead

We’re thrilled to be releasing two amazing books today — That Summer Night on Frenchmen Street by Chris Clarkson, and Blessing’s Beadby Debby Dahl Edwardson Continue reading

 

Utilizing Picture Books in Upper-Grade Curriculum

Many middle school teachers are skeptical of utilizing picture books in the upper-grade curriculum. While they have positive attitudes toward picture books in general, there can be hesitancy to add…

 

Upcoming Webinar: SEL on your Shelf: Using Books to Build SEL Skills

How do we select the right book to teach SEL skills, competencies, and values that will guide our students through academic, social, and emotional development and challenges? How can we be…

 

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Drug Lord

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When a Woman Rises

By Christine Eber

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Ringside Seat to a Revolution

By David Dorado Romo

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Make It, Take It

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A Song for the River

By Philip Connors

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Letters to Goya

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The Last Cigarette on Earth

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Incantations

By Ambar Past

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Elegies in Blue

By Benjamin Alire Sáenz

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Folly Cove

By Kermit Schweidel