Grades 3–6

Celebrate the diversity in the classroom and the uniqueness of each child while meeting the demands of educational standards. LEE & LOW BOOKS offers extensive collections of contemporary and historical stories featuring characters of color. These diverse books include a range of high-interest topics, meaningful themes, and complexity to meet young readers' varied needs and help them explore a wide range of interdisciplinary content.

Leveled Classroom Libraries


These collections offer titles below-, at-, and above-grade level reading for struggling, grade level, and advanced readers. All the books in this section are leveled A–Z. With multiple genres, including rich nonfiction (to help support Common Core Standards instruction), and a mix of new and classic titles, each leveled classroom collection is a well-balanced foundation for the classroom library.
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Social and Emotional Learning


From geography and government to U.S. history and world history, discover thematic books and text sets you need for your social studies curriculum. Help students explore different cultures and the world around them through immersive stories about traditional customs, values, new environments, and diverse perspectives.
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Social Studies and History


From geography and government to US and world history, LEE & LOW has thematic collections designed with your grades 3–6 social studies curricula in mind.
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Spanish, Bilingual, and Language Collections


Discover award-winning books available in Spanish and other world languages. Our original, culturally authentic stories will help you teach in a bilingual or dual language program, deepen a student's engagement with Spanish, scaffold a student into English, and bridge classroom read-alouds with non-English-speaking parents at home. The text sets include original titles, translations of LEE & LOW BOOKS’ classics, and bilingual books for English Language Learners (ELLs), English as a Second Language Learners (ESL), and English as a New Language Learners (ENLs). The majority of the books offered are bilingual English/Spanish, with additional titles in Chinese, Hmong, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, and Tagalog.
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Our STEM collections contain high-quality, engaging titles and include the work of many award-winning and renowned authors and illustrators. At each grade, third through sixth, we offer many science, technology, engineering, and math titles. While most are nonfiction, appropriate fiction has also been included. These collections are perfect for classrooms considering STEM education or for classrooms needing additional quality texts covering these core areas.
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Amelia's Road

By Linda Jacobs Altman

Illustrated by Enrique O. Sanchez


Aani and the Tree Huggers

By Jeannine Atkins

Illustrated by Venantius J. Pinto


Chess Rumble

By G. Neri

Illustrated by Jesse Joshua Watson


¡Beisbol! Latino Baseball Pioneers and Legends

By Jonah Winter

Illustrated by Jonah Winter


The Blue Roses

By Linda Boyden

Illustrated by Amy Córdova


Bowman's Store

By Joseph Bruchac


Bringing Asha Home

By Uma Krishnaswami

Illustrated by Jamel Akib


Elizabeti's Doll

By Stephanie Stuve-Bodeen

Illustrated by Christy Hale


The Bus Ride

By William Miller

Illustrated by John Ward



By George Ancona

Illustrated by George Ancona


The Birthday Swap

By Loretta Lopez

Illustrated by Loretta Lopez


Love to Mamá

By Pat Mora

Illustrated by Paula Barragán


Crazy Horse's Vision

By Joseph Bruchac

Illustrated by S. D. Nelson


Destiny's Gift

By Natasha Anastasia Tarpley

Illustrated by Adjoa J. Burrowes


Drumbeat in Our Feet

By Patricia A. Keeler

Illustrated by Patricia A. Keeler