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 to Passage to Freedom: The Sugihara Story by Ken Mochizuki. Passage to Freedom is based on Hiroki Sugihara’s own words and...
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...
Get students excited about reading the award-winning picture book, Parrots Over Puerto Rico, or follow up their reading with this interview with...
In this award-winning nonfiction series, author/photographer Jan Reynolds gives young readers an insider's peek at endangered cultures around the...
Sharing Our Homeland: Palestinian and Jewish Children at Summer Peace Camp gives an inside view of how one summer camp is working to create a...
Here is a compelling tale of a young boy's encounter with gangs—a world that author Luis J. Rodríguez knows firsthand. Through his true-to-life story...
Lee & Low Books' biographies and memoirs enable students to learn not only about someone's achievements, but also about someone's journey to...
  • Social Studies
  • K-2, 3-5, MS
As the holidays charge forth each month, many teachers reach for their tried-and-true holiday read-aloud bin. It can be very tricky to select just...
A Place Where Sunflowers Grow by Amy Lee-Tai. Inspired by her family’s experiences, author Amy Lee-Tai has crafted a story rooted in one of America’s...