Lee & Low Books

LEE & LOW BOOKS is an independent children’s book publisher specializing in diversity. Our motto, “about everyone, for everyone,” is as urgent today as it was when we started in 1991. It is our goal to meet the need for stories that all children can identify with and enjoy. The right book can foster empathy, dispel stereotypes, prompt discussion about race and ethnicity, and inspire children to imagine not only a world that includes them, but also a world where they are the heroes of their own stories. LEE & LOW BOOKS is committed to meeting the needs of educators by providing award-winning, diverse books for today’s classrooms, along with resources educators need to make meaningful use of each book. Educators may sign up for our monthly e-newsletter at leeandlow.com to learn more or discover the latest teaching materials on LEE & LOW’s The Open Book blog at blog.leeandlow.com

LEE & LOW BOOKS is an independent children’s book publisher specializing in diversity. Our motto, “about everyone, for everyone,” is as urgent today as it was when we started in 1991. It is our goal to meet the need for stories that all children can identify with and enjoy. The right book can foster empathy, dispel stereotypes, prompt discussion about race and ethnicity, and inspire children to imagine not only a world that includes them, but also a world where they are the heroes of their own stories. LEE & LOW BOOKS is committed to meeting the needs of educators by providing award-winning, diverse books for today’s classrooms, along with resources educators need to make meaningful use of each book. Educators may sign up for our monthly e-newsletter at leeandlow.com to learn more or discover the latest teaching materials on LEE & LOW’s The Open Book blog at https://blog.leeandlow.com/

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This is a teacher's guide to Baseball Saved Us by Ken Mochizuki's. Shorty and his family, along with thousands of Japanese Americans, are sent to an...
This is a teacher's guide for the book Parrots Over Puerto Rico by Susan L. Roth, Cindy Trumbore. In this compelling book, Roth and Trumbore recount...
This is a Teacher's Guide to Passage to Freedom: The Sugihara Story by Ken Mochizuki. Passage to Freedom is based on Hiroki Sugihara’s own words and...
  • English Language Arts
  • K-2, 3-5, MS
This is a Teacher's Guide to the book by Jen Johnson. Seeds Of Change: Planting a path to peace, is the biography of Wangari Maathai, who in 2004...
This is a teacher's guide to the book Frederick Douglass: Last Day of Slavery by William Miller. This picture book biography focuses on the childhood...
This is a teacher's guide to the book It Jes' Happened: When Bill Traylor Started to Draw by Don Tate. Growing up as an enslaved boy on an Alabama...
  • English Language Arts
  • K-2, 3-5, MS
Book trailer for the nonfiction picture book, IT JES' HAPPENED: WHEN BILL TRAYLOR STARTED TO DRAW (Lee & Low Books, 2012). Book written by Don...
Get students excited about reading the award-winning picture book, Parrots Over Puerto Rico, or follow up their reading with this interview with...
  • English Language Arts
  • K-2, 3-5
Author and illustrator interview for award-winning picture book, It Jes' Happened: When Bill Traylor Started to Draw, written by Don Tate and...
  • English Language Arts
  • K-2, 3-5
The award-winning team of Lucía González and Lulu Delacre have crafted an homage to Pura Belpré, New York City’s first Latina librarian. Through her...