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.

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.

How to Compare and Contrast with the Common Core in Fourth Grade

Literacy expert, Jill Eisenberg, shares a comparison of two books on similar topics with different text structures for the fourth grade. She has created sample questions to teach towards and check mastery of each of the three common core standards categories.

Unpacking the Common Core Standards Horizontally: Informational Text

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

Black History Month: Why Remember Bill Traylor?

Who was Bill Traylor, and why should we remember him? Author Don Tate shares his thoughts on one of America’s most important outsider artists.

Writing a Life: How to Write a Biography for Children

In this guest post we welcome Alan Schroeder, author of In Her Hands: The Story of Sculptor Augusta Savage and Baby Flo: Florence Mills Lights Up the Stage to discuss what it takes to write a biography for children. Writing someone’s biography can be a tricky business. First—and this is important—you’ve got to be enthusiastic […]