PreK–Grade 2

For the critical first years of a child’s education, these unique collections include delightful, child-centered stories that support literacy learning for soon-to-be, beginning, and fluent readers. Appealing texts and pictures by outstanding authors and illustrators of diverse backgrounds engage young readers and support their efforts as they begin their journey to becoming successful, independent readers. Specially curated for today’s classroom, LEE & LOW BOOKS presents extensive collections sure to meet the needs for meaningful diverse stories that all children can identify with and enjoy.

Leveled Classroom Libraries


Find the perfect book below-, at-, and above-grade level for struggling, grade-level, and advanced readers. All the books in this section are leveled A–M for your small group instruction, guided reading programs, and classroom libraries. Discover rich nonfiction, multicultural folktales, and a mix of new and classic titles.
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Preschool Classroom Collections


Parents, teachers, caregivers, and daycare providers can discover award-winning titles to enchant soon-to-be and new readers. Books are organized to support social skills, language and literacy, and social studies education from birth to age four. Appealing texts and pictures are sure to engage young children at the beginning of their journey to becoming successful independent readers. Our books are culturally responsive and authentic, ensuring that all beginning readers can see themselves in books.
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Social and Emotional Learning


Support social and emotional learning with books that build a positive sense of self and help children effectively apply the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, and establish and maintain respectful relationships. Stories that enable readers to emotionally connect to and envision different experiences can help initiate discussions about positive change.
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Social Studies and History


From community and citizenship to health and safety, LEE & LOW has thematic collections designed with the grades preK–2 social studies curricula in mind.
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Spanish and Bilingual


Discover award-winning books available in Spanish. Our books are great for teaching in a dual language program, exposing a child to Spanish, scaffolding a child into English, and bridging classroom read-alouds with Spanish-speaking parents at home. The collections include original titles, translations of LEE & LOW BOOKS’ classics, and bilingual books.
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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, kindergarten through second grade, 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


Love to Mamá

By Pat Mora

Illustrated by Paula Barragán


Baby Born

By Anastasia Suen

Illustrated by Chih-Wei Chang


The Bus Ride

By William Miller

Illustrated by John Ward


David's Drawings

By Cathryn Falwell

Illustrated by Cathryn Falwell


Destiny's Gift

By Natasha Anastasia Tarpley

Illustrated by Adjoa J. Burrowes


The Happiest Tree

By Uma Krishnaswami

Illustrated by Ruth Jeyaveeran


Hiromi's Hands

By Lynne Barasch


I Had a Hippopotamus

By Hector Viveros Lee

Illustrated by Hector Viveros Lee


In Daddy's Arms I Am Tall

By various poets

Illustrated by Javaka Steptoe


The Have a Good Day Cafe

By Frances Park

Illustrated by Katherine Potter


Jazz Baby

By Carole Boston Weatherford

Illustrated by Laura Freeman


Knockin' On Wood

By Lynne Barasch

Illustrated by Lynne Barasch


Bein' with You This Way

By W. Nikola-Lisa

Illustrated by Michael Bryant


Goldfish and Chrysanthemums

By Andrea Cheng

Illustrated by Michelle Chang