11 Books on Latin American Immigration and Migration

Our literacy specialist, Jill Eisenberg, presents 11 picture books to discuss current events around Latin American immigration.

Snapshots from the 22nd Annual African American Children’s Book Fair

A few photos from this year’s African American Children’s Book Fair in Philadelphia

How to Set Up a Skype Author Visit

How to set up a virtual visit with an author or illustrator for your book club, library, or classroom.

How to Plan a Successful Book Launch: Storytelling and Activity Ideas

Tips for authors and illustrators on how to plan storytelling and activities for bookstore appearances from author/illustrator Christy Hale.

KidLitCon 2012: What I learned as a publisher

Since KidLitCon, an annual conference for children’s book bloggers, took place right here in New York City this year, I had the happy chance to attend for the very first time, and I also spotted several other publishing people in attendance. I don’t know how the bloggers felt about us publishing folk dropping in on […]

Brooklyn Book Festival

A few of us made it out for the Brooklyn Book Festival this weekend, so I thought I’d share a few shots of the event. It was a bright, beautiful fall day, and it was great to see so many people come out to celebrate reading (a record 40,000, according to this article). Joseph Bruchac, […]

ALA 2012: California-Bound

Wasn’t it *just* March? Hard to believe we’re already getting ready for ALA Annual in just a few short weeks. The best part of ALA is always meeting people face to face, and we hope many of you will come find us at Booth #2436 to say hello in person. We’ll be giving out ARCs […]

Come See Our Authors at TLA!

We won’t be at the Texas Library Association annual conference this week, but if you’ll be there you can still connect with two fantastic Lee & Low authors! Don Tate, author of It Jes’ Happened and illustrator of books like Summer Sun Risin’, will be a keynote speaker at the Black Caucus Roundtable (April 19, […]

Free webinar with Jan Reynolds, live from Bali!

Our very own author/adventurer/world record-breaker Jan Reynolds will be hosting a live, free webinar this Friday from Bali, the site of her award-winning book, Cycle of Rice, Cycle of Life: A Story of Sustainable Farming. Tune in here at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time on October 7 to explore the cycle of sustainable rice farming […]

ALA 2011: Laissez les bon temps roulez!

We’re getting excited to head down to New Orleans this week for the American Library Association Annual Conference. New Orleans has always been one of my favorite cities, and I’m looking forward to eating piles of beignets meeting many awesome librarians while we’re down there. If you’ll be there too, please stop by booth #1132 […]