Interview: Katheryn Russell-Brown on the research behind Little Melba and Her Big Trombone 

Author Katheryn Russell-Brown talks about the research that went into Little Melba and her Big Trombone.

Dealing With Rejection: Keeping Your Dream Going

Debut author Thelma Lynne Godin shares on how she kept the beauty of her dreams to write going in the face of constant rejection.

Ask an Editor: Nailing the Story

Tu Books Publisher and Editorial Director Stacy Whitman shares some advice for aspiring authors, especially those looking to submit to our New Visions Award, on how to write a compelling story.

Submit Your Manuscript to our New Voices Award Writing Contest

Submissions for Lee & Low’s New Voices Award, a writing contest for a picture book manuscript by an unpublished author of color, is now open.

Ask an Editor: Worldbuilding After the Apocalypse

Tu Books editor and publisher Stacy Whitman shares some tips for good worldbuilding in post-apocalyptic stories.

Andrea Cheng on Writing Biography in Verse

To celebrate National Poetry Month, Andrea Cheng shares why she chose to tell the story of Dave the Potter in verse.

A School Visit with G. Neri, author of Yummy

Our literacy expert writes about author G. Neri’s work with Behind the Book and how they’re inspiring young writers in schools across the country.

New Voices Award Winners: Where Are They Now?

New Voices Award winners share what they’ve been doing since having their first book published by LEE & LOW.

Author Panels and Signings at ConnectiCon

Tu Books ConnectiCon schedule. Meet Joseph Bruchac, Bryce Moore, Shana Mlawski, and Stacy Whitman.

New Voices Award Winners: “How I Started Writing”

Past New Voices Award winners reflect on how they first became interested in writing children’s books.