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2010 New Voices Award Winners
Jane Bahk of Alameda, California, is the winner of our eleventh annual New Voices Award.

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Where Our Authors and Illustrators Live
Looking for someone local? This list of authors and illustrators is organized by state, so you can see who's in your area.

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2019 New Voices Award Winner
Alana Tyson of Alexandria, Virginia, is the winner of the company’s twentieth annual New Voices Award.

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2020 New Visions Award Winners
Tiffany Golden won the New Visions Award for her manuscript, Rikki and Rai: The Everyday and Sometimes Epic Adventures of the Tucker Sisters. The honor goes to Ana Rodriguez Ellickson for Roman the Renegade.

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Children’s Books About Joy: 10 Books About the Joy of Family and Friends
When we talk about books about joy, we talk about all aspects of joy and the many forms it comes in. Unfortunately, many children’s books that feature BIPOC characters do not explore the many facets of joy that BIPOC children experi...

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Books About Joy: 10 Books About the Joy of Play
When we talk about books about joy, we talk about all aspects of joy and the many forms it comes in. Unfortunately, many children’s books that feature BIPOC characters do not explore the many facets of joy that BIPOC children experience...

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STEM Diverse Books for Grades 3 – 5
School is back in session, so it’s time to rouse those hungry minds with our STEM diverse reading list and collection! There’s something for every student within these vibrant stacks of books. Animals, architects, engineers, surgeons, ...

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Diverse Children’s Books to Give as Gifts, Ages 6-12
Still searching for the best books to gift to young readers? We’ve got you covered! Last week we shared our gift recommendations for children ages 0-5. If you’re looking for colorful, striking, authentically diverse books for the chil...

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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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A Culturally Responsive Approach to Earth Day: Key Questions for Classroom Discussion
In this ongoing series, we explore what culturally responsive teaching looks like at different grade levels and during holidays and celebrations. In February, we shared a culturally responsive approach to Valentine’s Day.  Today, educator L...

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Book List: 5 Favorite Bilingual Poetry Books
According to the Center for Immigration Studies, 1 in 5 US residents speaks a foreign language at home with Chinese, Spanish, and Arabic growing the most. This statistic just goes to show that it doesn’t make sense to “other” peo...

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10 Children’s Books that Celebrate Earth Day
Saturday, April 22nd is Earth Day, an internationally recognized day that celebrates the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. To honor Earth Day and celebrate National Poetry Month, we gathered ten poetry books that are inspired by ...

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No More “Illegal Aliens”
From the US presidential candidates to the current situation in Europe, immigration is a hot topic. In our last blog post, we looked at the battle that’s currently going on in the Library of Congress over the term “illegal alien.”...

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Interview: Maya Christina Gonzalez on Honoring Francisco X. Alarcón and Family
Released last fall from the Children’s Book Press imprint of LEE & LOW BOOKS, Family Poems for Every Day of the Week/Poemas familiares para cada día de la semana is a celebratory collection of poems that highlights the daily life of chil...

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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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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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Densho Immigration Journeys for Baseball Saved Us
Immigration Journeys Changes and Challenges Curriculum and Resource Guide Essential Question: What transitions and challenges are experienced by immigrants along their journey of creating a new life in the U.S.? Nat...

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Carmen Lomas Garza unit by The Alma Project
T H E A L M A P R O J E C T Carmen Lomas Garza: Chicana Author and Illustrator Denver Public Schools In partnership with Metropolitan State College of Denver A C ul tu ra l C ur ri cu lu m I nf us io n M od el Carmen Lo...

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