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Lee & Low Books is dedicated to serving the needs of today’s educators and students. Our diversity book collections both satisfy the requirements of national standards with the thematic and linguistic rigor necessary for academic success and provide texts that all students can identify with and enjoy. Students can explore the extensive collections of contemporary authors, characters, and historic figures of color; Educators can feel confident that our award-winning books offer the complexity, quality, and range of each grade level necessary to prepare students as scholars and citizens.

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Five Questions for Five Stars for Breaking to the Beat!

To celebrate a brilliant ⭐ FIVE STARS FOR BREAKING TO THE BEAT! ⭐ we chatted with debut author Linda J. Acevedo about her reaction to the news, the gorgeous art, her writing process, and more…


2023 Starred Reviews and Best of the Year Titles

As the year comes to a close, Lee & Low is busting a move and boogying down in celebration of these starred reviews and best of the year titles Continue reading


Meet Lee & Low Books at NCTE 2023!

The National Council for the Teachers of English Annual Convention  will take place in Columbus, OH from November 16–19, and we can’t wait to connect with everyone who will be attending! Our books…


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A Full Moon is Rising

By Marilyn Singer

Illustrated by Julia Cairns


As Fast As Words Could Fly

By Pamela Tuck

Illustrated by Eric Velasquez


She Was the First!

By Katheryn Russell-Brown

Illustrated by Eric Velasquez