Social Justice Resources

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Social justice and a focus on social activism have become an essential component of many classrooms, schools, and curricula. As a diversity-focused publisher, and one of the few minority-owned publishers in the US, Lee & Low Books is proud to offer books and resources to support social justice learning in the classroom.



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New Release: If I Were a Tree

Today we’re excited to release If I Were a Tree! Two siblings journey into the woods in a tender story of branching out and new growth from acclaimed writer Andrea Zimmerman and New York Times…

 

The Importance of Black Joy in Children’s Books: A Conversation with Kelly J. Baptist and Darnell Johnson

A few years ago, conversations surrounding the importance of joyful books that feature Black characters finally started to pick up steam. Though BIPOC readers, specifically Black readers, have…

 

Writing Poetry in the Classroom: A Lesson With Author Mark Karlins

Kiyoshi's Walk coverIn this guest post, author and poet Mark Karlins shares how his latest title, Kiyoshi’s Walk, can be used to engage students (and anyone!) to write poetry in the classroom and at home. Mark Karlins…

 

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