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Cultures

LEE & LOW BOOKS, America's largest multicultural children's book publisher, is proud to offer books that celebrate the diversity of America's communities and classrooms. Our award-winning books are culturally authentic and published with care, offering both "mirrors and windows" for every reader. Books affirm children's identities while meeting the demands of educational standards. These diverse books include a range of high-interest topics, meaningful themes, genres, and complexity to meet young readers' varied needs and turn them into lifelong readers.

African/African American Interest

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Lee & Low Books is the top publisher of African American children's books. Find award-winning books about black history and culture for young readers of all ages, including picture books, middle grade, and young adult novels. Our collections feature a wide range of genres, including nonfiction biographies of important figures in Black history and culture including Frederick Douglass, Rosa Parks, Wangari Maathai, Paul Robeson, Bob Marley, Zora Neale Hurston, Richard Wright, and many more; page-turning fiction featuring African American main characters; and poetry. Jump in and find the perfect book for every reader!
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Asian/Asian American Interest

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Lee & Low Books is the top publisher of Asian American children's books. Find award-winning books for young readers featuring Chinese, Korean, Indian, Japanese, Filipino, and Hmong cultures. Our collections offer a wide range of genres, including nonfiction biographies of important figures in Asian history and culture such as Su Dongpo, Sammy Lee, Anna May Wong, Bruce Lee, Soichiro Honda, Isamu Noguchi, and many more; page-turning fiction featuring Asian American main characters; and poetry. Jump in and find the perfect book for every reader!
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Latino Interest

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Lee & Low Books is the top publisher of Latino children's books. Find award-winning picture books, middle grade, and young adult novels highlighting Latino culture. Our collections offer a wide range of genres, including nonfiction biographies of important figures in Latino history and culture such as José Martí, Pura Belpré, Diego Rivera, and many more; page-turning fiction featuring Latino main characters; and poetry. Jump in and find the perfect book for every reader!
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Middle Eastern/Muslim Interest

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Lee & Low Books offers a range of children's books featuring Muslim and Middle Eastern cultures. Our collections offer a wide range of genres, including nonfiction biographies of important figures in history and culture such as Muhammad Yunus; page-turning fiction featuring Middle Eastern main characters; and poetry. Jump in and find the perfect book for every reader!
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Native American Interest

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Lee & Low Books offers a wide range of Native American, First Nations, and Indigenous children's books. Find award-winning picture books, middle grade, and young adult novels highlighting Native American cultures. Our collections offer a wide range of genres, including nonfiction biographies of important figures in Native American history and culture such as Crazy Horse, Jim Thorpe, Louis Sockalexis, and many more; page-turning fiction featuring Native main characters; and poetry. Jump in and find the perfect book for every reader!
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Amelia's Road

By Linda Jacobs Altman

Illustrated by Enrique O. Sanchez

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Aani and the Tree Huggers

By Jeannine Atkins

Illustrated by Venantius J. Pinto

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Little Sap and Monsieur Rodin

By Michelle Lord

Illustrated by Felicia Hoshino

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Home at Last

By Susan Middleton Elya

Illustrated by Felipe Davalos

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Love to Mamá

By Pat Mora

Illustrated by Paula Barragán

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¡Beisbol! Latino Baseball Pioneers and Legends

By Jonah Winter

Illustrated by Jonah Winter

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The Bus Ride

By William Miller

Illustrated by John Ward

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The Blue Roses

By Linda Boyden

Illustrated by Amy Córdova

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Grandma's Purple Flowers

By Adjoa J. Burrowes

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Capoeira

By George Ancona

Illustrated by George Ancona

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I Had a Hippopotamus

By Hector Viveros Lee

Illustrated by Hector Viveros Lee

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Juneteenth Jamboree

By Carole Boston Weatherford

Illustrated by Yvonne Buchanan

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The Birthday Swap

By Loretta Lopez

Illustrated by Loretta Lopez

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Frederick Douglass

By William Miller

Illustrated by Cedric Lucas

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Drumbeat in Our Feet

By Patricia A. Keeler

Illustrated by Patricia A. Keeler