Book and Activity Suggestions to Match Your Summer Adventure: National and State Parks!

Literacy Specialist, Jill Eisenberg, pairs Lee & Low titles with popular summer outings and easy-to-do activities. This week: national and state parks, sound scavenger hunts, and studying wild animals at home!

Interview with Jan Reynolds, Who Circumnavigated Mount Everest

An interview with adventurer and author Jan Reynolds.

Happy Earth Day from Lee & Low Books!

World-class explorer and author Jan Reynolds shares a few of her favorite photographs and what Earth Day means to her.

Where In The World: How One Class Used Google Maps to Explore the Vanishing Cultures Series

We explore how Jan Reynolds’ Vanishing Cultures series can be used in the classroom. Check out how this 3rd and 4th grade class used Google Maps to study where the books take place.

Beyond “Did you know…”: Teaching Geo-Literacy Using the Vanishing Cultures Book Series

Jill Eisenberg, our Literacy Specialist, discusses the importance of geo-literacy education in today’s classroom and shares ideas on how to use Jan Reynolds’ Vanishing Cultures series to support geo-literacy learning.

Raising Global Citizens: Jan Reynolds Author Study

Jan Reynolds’ books can be used to teach global citizenship, environmental stewardship, geoliteracy, and much more. Here we share more about her books and list resources available for parents and teachers.

Resources For Teaching About Wangari Maathai and Seeds Of Change

Jill Eisenberg, our Literacy Specialist, celebrates Wangari Maathai’s birthday and shares online resources, activities, and lesson plans for educators teaching the book Seeds Of Change.

SNEAK PEEK: Parrots Over Puerto Rico

A sneak peek at one of our new fall picture books, PARROTS OVER PUERTO RICO, written and illustrated by Susan L. Roth and Cindy Trumbore.

Unpacking the Common Core Standards Horizontally: Informational Text

Resident Literacy Expert Jaclyn DeForge unpacks one of the new Common Core standards horizontally.

The biggest full moon of the year

In our busy day-to-day life, certain things often slip by unnoticed. When is the last time you stepped outside to admire a full moon? If you can’t remember the last time you admired the moon, tomorrow night is the night to do it. Thanks to the fact that our lunar neighbor will be especially close […]