LEE & LOW BOOKS is committed to meeting the needs of educators by providing award-winning, diverse books for today’s classrooms, along with the resources educators need to make meaningful use of each book.
The success and popularity of LEE & LOW titles in classrooms inspired the idea of creating a space for educators to collaborate and share best practices and lesson ideas.
With this in mind, LEE & LOW has developed lesson plans and teacher’s guides that support classroom instruction in reading strategies and complex content and themes. Designed by educators for educators, the Curriculum Corner offers a variety of resources to support small- and whole-group instruction, home-school connections, and national and state standards.
Discover ideas and strategies that support literacy learning for soon-to-be, beginning, and fluent readers. Specially curated for today’s classrooms, LEE & LOW BOOKS presents extensive resources sure to meet educator’s needs in creating successful, independent readers.
We offer free, high-quality Teacher's Guides for more than 600 of our books!
Our Teacher's Guides are developed by professional educators and offer extensive teaching ideas, curricular connections, and activities that can be adapted to many different educational settings.
Looking for books for a special theme, time of year, or topic? Browse our book lists to find exactly what you're looking for! Book lists include our series, roundups for each month of the year, themed collections, summer reading, and more.
Lee & Low Books knows that parents, guardians, and adult mentors are a child's first teacher and best advocate. In dedication to you, we’ve pulled together the best resources we can find to inspire, cheer, and support your efforts at developing honest, respectful, empathetic, and perspective children.
Lee & Low Books is proud to be the nation’s largest publisher of multicultural children’s books. With the launch of our new Diverse Reading Leveled Bookrooms, districts across the country will now be able to bring more equity, inclusion, and diversity into their leveled bookrooms. We will work with you to ensure your students have access to hundreds of award-winning, culturally responsive, contemporary books at the levels they need.
- Checklist: 8 Steps to Creating a Diverse Book Collection
It’s not easy to create an inclusive book collection. Whether you’re a librarian creating a collection for an entire community, a teacher creating a collection for your classroom, or a parent creating a collection for your children, choosing books that reflect the diversity of human experience can be a challenging job.
- What is Close Reading?
One of the most critical elements of the new Common Core Standards is the emphasis placed on close reading.
- Poetry Ideas and Resources
Here are some ideas to help you and your students get involved with reading and writing poetry. Lee & Low Books offers an award-winning selection of diverse poetry for children. Be sure to share these books with your students as you embark on a journey of poetic discovery!
- Educator Voices
This is your spot for teaching inspiration and support.
- Celebrating Día at School
LEE & LOW BOOKS, Spanish Playground, MommyMaestra, and American Immigration Council come together for a discussion on how to create an effective Dia celebration at your school. Webinar is FREE and open to all.
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