Lee & Low’s Favorite Banned Books

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

Tearing Down Walls: The Integrated World of Swedish Picture Books

How diverse is children’s literature in other countries? Librarian Laura Reiko Simeon shares her research on diversity in children’s books in Sweden.

Join Us for a Diversity Discussion at ALA in Las Vegas

If you’ll be at the ALA Annual Conference this month in Las Vegas, join LEE & LOW BOOKS for a special book buzz discussion: Moving the Needle: Diversity in children’s books and how to make a difference.

Is My Character “Black Enough”? Advice on Writing Cross-Culturally

Tu Books Publisher and Editorial Director Stacy Whitman shares advice on writing cross-culturally for an author who wonders, “Is my character black enough?”

Why is Black Barbie Less Important? Talking To Kids About Race

Guest poster Howey McAuley shares what happened when her 5-year-old biracial daughter lost a black Barbie doll and said, “She’s just the black one.”

Why Multicultural Books Are For Everyone

On The Book Smugglers, we discuss why publishing diverse books is still important, and why they’re meant for all readers.

10 Great Resources for Teaching About Racism

Here are 10 great resources for teaching about race and diversity issues in the classroom.