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2018 New Voices Award Winner
SD Youngwolf of Moffat, Colorado is the winner of Lee & Low's 2018 New Voices Award.

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Upcoming Book Release: Stone River Crossing by Award-Winning Author Tim Tingle
The award-winning picture book Crossing Bok Chitto captured the strength, bravery, and heart of the Choctaw Nation as they helped enslaved people find their way to freedom. Set to be released at the end of this month, Stone River Crossing (Tu Book...

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Lee & Low Books Announces 2019 New Visions Award Winner and Honor
New York, NY—Tu Books, an imprint of Lee & Low Books, is thrilled to announce the results of its sixth annual New Visions Award for new authors of color. This year, Monica Zepeda has won the New Visions Award for her manuscript, Boys of the B...

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Fall Sneak Peek: A New Picture Book Biography of Maya Angelou
We couldn’t let Black History Month go by without sharing one of our most anticipated books of Fall 2019: Rise! From Caged Bird to Poet of the People, Maya Angelou. Written by award-winning biographer Bethany Hegedus and illustrated by fine ...

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The Power of Athlete Activists: Making Connections in the Classroom
Athletes have the power and ability to inspire social action, even though they may face criticism that their work should be “left on the field.” Colin Kaepernick, the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, began #takeaknee by kneeling for the na...

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Book List: 10 Picture Books That Are Not About Oppression
In looking for books with protagonists of color, most readers find that the books they see about protagonists of color surround their marginalization (in fact, this recent New York Times piece on the topic went viral). Though it is vastly importa...

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Our 7 Favorite Multicultural Books for Sixth Grade
Reading books with children at the elementary age not only helps them better prepare for school, but it also opens their minds to new cultures and experiences. Exposing children early to both “mirror” and “window” books ...

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Interview: Karen Leggett Abouraya and Susan L. Roth on Malala Yousafzai and Other Women Who Inspire
Released this past January in both English and Spanish, Malala Yousafzai: Warrior with Words is the picture book biography of the amazing Nobel Peace Prize winner and brave, outspoken girl who continues to fight for the millions of children worldw...

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Interview: New Voices Award Winner Rita Lorraine Hubbard on Writing a Picture Book Biography
At Lee & Low Books we are always interested in biographies of unsung heroes. Stories of lesser-known individuals who used their talents and overcame obstacles to achieve their dreams and serve their society fill our shelves of published titles...

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Interview: Author Janet Halfmann on Lilly Ann Granderson’s Legacy
Today is the release day of Midnight Teacher: Lilly Ann Granderson and Her Secret School, a picture book about the little-known story of Lilly Ann Granderson, an African-American teacher who risked her life to teach others during slavery. To celeb...

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Black All Around New Bebop 2016
leeandlow.com Guided Reading Level: I Black All Around! Guided Reading with BLACK ALL AROUND! Guided Reading: I DRA: 16 Intervention: 16 written by Patricia Hubbell illustrated by Don Tate Overview: Join a young girl as she disco...

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Amazing Places TG
Lee & Low Books Amazing Places Teachers Guide 1 Classroom Guide for AMAZING PLACES Edited by Lee Bennett Hopkins Illustrated by Christy Hale, Chris Soentpiet Reading Level *Reading Level: Grades 45 Interest Level: ...

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Dia Toolkit LEE & LOW
www.leeandlow.com 1 Book List for El dia de los ninos/El dia de los libros (Children's Day/Book Day) Cora Cooks Pancit written by Dorina Lazo Gilmore illustrated by Kristi Valiant https://www.leeandlow.com/books/2840 Cora loves be...

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Dear Mrs. Parks lesson plan by Achieve the Core
Dear Mrs. Parks/Rosa Parks with Gregory J. Reed/Created by Clark County District Unit 1 /Week 4 Title: Dear Mrs. Parks Suggested Time: 5 days (30 min...

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New Voices Guidelines 2016
LEE & LOW BOOKS, award-winning publisher of childrens books, is pleased to announce the seventeenth annual NEW VOICES AWARD. The Award will be given for a childrens picture book manuscript by a writer of color. Established in 2000, the NEW VOICE...

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New Visions Guidelines Updated
95 Madison Avenue New York, NY 10016 212-779-4400 leeandlow.com/p/tu.mhtml tu@leeandlow.com Tu Books announces the fourth annual NEW VISIONS AWARD TU BOOKS, the middle grade and young adult imprint of LEE & LOW BOOKS, award- winning p...

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2018 Diverse Summer Reading List
Educator Resources copyright 2018 LEE & LOW BOOKS. All rights reserved. Permission is granted to share and adapt for personal and educational use. For questions, comments, and/or more information, please contact us at general@leeandlow.com. Vis...

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Summer Reading 2016 Complete List
Illustration copyright by Vanessa Brantley-Newton leeandlow.com Lee & Low Books Grades PreK-2 Junas Jar written by Jane Bah...

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Summer Reading Grades 3-5
leeandlow.com Lee & Low Books Grades 3-5 Poems in the Attic written by Nikki Grimes, illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon https://www.leeandlow.com/books/2...

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Social and Emotional Diverse Reading List
These exemplar texts will help you model and explore strategies for tackling challenges and building community. Both fiction and nonfiction titles feature protagonists from diverse backgrounds and are written by award-winning authors and illu...

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