Mix it up! 15 Books about Kindness and Giving

A list of picture books about kindness and giving, to celebrate Mix-It-Up-At-Lunch Day and for all year round.

Thirteen Scary YA Books: Diverse Edition

A list of thirteen YA horror novels, all featuring diverse characters or by diverse authors.

Lee & Low’s Favorite Banned Books

Lee & Low staff share their favorite banned books for Banned Book Week.

8 Strategies to Help Educators Explain Lexile and Invest Stakeholders

Our Literacy Specialist, Jill Eisenberg, shares 8 ways teachers and school staff can help parents navigate the bookshelves to find the right book for their children and help support student success.

Books for Holidays: MLK Day, Chinese New Year, and More

Our resident literacy expert, Jill, recommends books to use in the classroom to celebrate MLK Day, National Hobby Month, and Chinese New Year.

Five Favorite Books for Snow Days

With 5-8 inches of snow headed our way, we put together a list of our 5 favorite books to read on snow days.

Book List: 13 Funny Middle Grade Books with Diverse Characters

A list of diverse middle grade humor books that are written by an author of color and/or feature a main character of color.

Book List: Children’s Books About Transracial Adoption

A list of children’s, middle grade, and young adult books that deal with transracial adoption in some way.

How diverse is the NYPL’s 100 Great Children’s Books list?

Tu Books Publisher Stacy Whitman looks at how many diverse titles made the New York Public Library’s list of 100 Great Children’s Books from the Last 100 Years.

5 Books for Hispanic Heritage Month

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15), we’ve rounded up five books that celebrate Hispanic culture and heritage.