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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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Books to Celebrate Juneteenth

Graphic with all book covers and the words "Books to Celebrate Juneteenth" in front of a purple background with colorful balloons.
Juneteenth is a nationally recognized holiday commemorating the end of enslavement in the United States. Celebrate Black history and Black joy with books. Share these titles with readers of all ages…


Meet Lee & Low at ALA 2024

We can’t wait to see you at the American Library Association Annual Conference next month in San Diego, CA at the San Diego Convention Center! Visit us at Booth #1740 for giveaways & signings…


Guide to Reading at Home with Children 

Books have the power to initiate meaningful conversations between adults and young people. Our Guide to Reading at Home with Children/Guía de Lee & Low Books para leer en casa en familia was…


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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