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Executive Assistant

This position provides administrative support for the president/publisher and the contracts department. Responsibilities include coordination of travel needs for meetings and conferences; scheduling; preparing and compiling material for major intradepartmental meetings; managing copyright registration, complimentary copies and CIP book processing; etc. At times will handle highly confidential and sensitive information. Deals with a diverse group of important external callers and visitors as well as internal contacts at all levels of the organization. Ability to prioritize and organize a diversified workload and possession of a strong attention to detail is a requirement. View →

 

Assistant Production Coordinator

Responsible for running the Konica Accurio C3070 (high speed copier) and other department equipment in the production room. Konica output includes advance copy readers (ARC’s), F&G’s, other marketing and pre-sale promotional printing such as catalogs, sell sheets, brochures, and teaching guides. Assist with receiving deliveries of supplies, stocking supplies and recycling breakdown. Assist in quality inspection function for all first run, frontlist and backlist sample books which arrive daily. Order misc. Marketing projects from short run vendors. Juggle multiple, deadline driven projects. View →

 

Chico Bon Bon Gives the Gift of Holiday Cheer in Monkey with a Tool Belt and the Craftiest Christmas Ever! by Chris Monroe

Chico Bon Bon fans rejoice! Just in time for the holiday season, Carolrhoda Books®, an imprint of Lerner Publishing Group™, introduces Monkey with a Tool Belt and the Craftiest Christmas Ever! The seventh book in the Monkey with a Tool Belt series by author and illustrator Chris Monroe is an entertaining Christmas tale that offers a zany, DIY story with humor that will appeal to adults and children alike. View →

 

Angelina Jolie and Professor Geraldine Van Bueren Partner with Amnesty International to Present New Young Adult Nonfiction Book Know Your Rights and Claim Them

This October, Zest Books™, an imprint of Lerner Publishing Group, presents Know Your Rights and Claim Them: A Guide for Youth, a new young adult nonfiction book from actress, filmmaker, and humanitarian Angelina Jolie; professor Geraldine Van Bueren; and human rights organization Amnesty International. View →

 

Kao Kalia Yang’s New Picture Book From the Tops of the Trees Tells the True Story of the Love Between a Father and a Daughter

This October, Carolrhoda Books ®, an imprint of Lerner Publishing Group, presents From the Tops of the Trees, a new picture book from acclaimed author Kao Kalia Yang and illustrator Rachel Wada. Yang, whose strong narrative is emboldened by Wada’s signature usage of rich color and texture, takes her real-life experience as a Hmong immigrant in the United States and weaves it into this beautifully expressive story of hope and resilience. View →

 

Lerner Publishing Media Lab Opens at the University of Minnesota Honoring Lerner Publishing Group Founder Harry Lerner

Lerner Publishing Group is pleased to announce the opening of the Lerner Publishing Media Lab in the recently renovated Pillsbury Hall at the University of Minnesota. The Lerner Publishing Media Lab has been established, via a gift from the Lerner Foundation, in honor of Harry Lerner, who founded Lerner Publishing Group in Minneapolis in 1959. View →

 

Beanstack and Lerner Publishing Group Offer Unlimited Book Access for Winter Reading Challenge

Edutech startup Beanstack and Lerner Publishing Group offer libraries and schools free access to books to help readers of all ages explore diversity, empathy, and action through literature. View →

 

Lerner Publishing Group and Milkweed Editions Collaborate to Create a Young Adult Adaption of Robin Wall Kimmerer’s Acclaimed Bestseller Braiding Sweetgrass

Lerner Publishing Group and Milkweed Editions today announced a new partnership to create a young reader’s adaptation of botanist and Citizen Potawatomi Nation member Robin Wall Kimmerer's Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants. View →

 

Graphic Universe Presents A Major Graphic Novel Debut: Olivia Stephens’ YA Graphic Novel Artie and the Wolf Moon

This September Graphic Universe, an imprint of Lerner Publishing Group, will publish Olivia Stephens’s eagerly awaited YA graphic novel debut Artie and the Wolf Moon. A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, Stephens has created a timely and original take on werewolf lore, one that celebrates the importance of community and the joy of family, no matter how unusual those family members might be. View →

 

NoNieqa Ramos and Kiesha Morris’s New Picture Book Hair Story Reveals the Stories That Hair Can Tell

This September, Carolrhoda Books®, an imprint of Lerner Publishing Group, presents Hair Story, a new picture book written by NoNieqa Ramos and illustrated by Kiesha Morris. Ramos, the author of both young adult novels and picture books, tells a story portraying the belief that hair, or lack thereof, can be magical, powerful, “an anthem of inner beauty sung from the crown.” View →

 

Hispanic Heritage Month is Here Again!

Let’s celebrate Hispanic and Latinx Heritage through literature! From graphic novels and YA fiction to series nonfiction about places and cultures, we’ve got something for everyone. View →

 

Happy Book Birthday: New Picture Books, Middle Grade, YA, and Nonfiction

Check out September new releases from Lerner Publishing Group! View →

 

Fall Into a World of Color with Crayola®!

Fall is the perfect time for students to explore the natural world. Luckily, we have the perfect releases of Crayola ® titles to help your classroom jump back into learning. The Crayola ® Makers series offers activities to challenge and engage young readers. Or supplement science lessons with the Crayola ® Creatures series, featuring vivid, full-color photographs that perfectly match the text. The possibilities are endless with an infinite supply of inspiring colors around the world! View →

 

Build At-Home Libraries and Build Brighter Futures

Books provide comfort, inspiration, reflection, and joy. More than ever, students need access to diverse and inclusive books not only in the classroom, but at home. Helping families build and expand home libraries benefits students in the classroom and into the future. View →

 

Celebrate International Dog Day With Sesame Street's Newest Character

August 26th marks International Dog Day so we’re celebrating the beloved, furry companions that bring us so much joy. What better way to start the party than to celebrate the latest addition to the Sesame Street family? Read on to discover the name of Elmo’s new best friend! View →

 

Emily Barth Isler’s Middle Grade Novel AfterMath Sparks Conversations about Gun Violence, Life After Loss, and the Power of Infinity

This September, in partnership with Carolrhoda Books®, an imprint of Lerner Publishing Group, Emily Barth Isler will release her debut novel, AfterMath. Described by actor and comedian Amy Schumer as “a gift to the culture,” this middle grade novel is a heart-wrenching book that deals with life after loss and is an empowering story for any child that has ever felt alone in their grief and sorrow. View →

 

Customer Service Representative

Provide personalized, accurate and quick support to customers inside and outside the company. Ensure consistent, timely, and accurate order entry and processing. Act as a proactive liaison between the customer service department and sales & marketing, shipping, information technology and accounting departments. View →

 

Books to Welcome Fall

As the seasons change, our reading habits do too. Here are some books to help your students learn about fall, think about changing seasons, and prepare for a new school year. View →

 

Amazing Inventions: An Interview with Author Blake Hoena

Who played the the first video game? Where did the first electric guitar play on stage? The Amazing Inventions series will fly off the shelf as readers discover true stories of invention behind coveted pop-culture objects—from sneakers to smartphones. With high-interest graphic novel art, these books profile the products’ creators and innovators, as well as the scientific or technical developments that made the inventions possible. The books also cover social history, revealing how people’s needs in a particular period led to creative solutions. Today author Blake Hoena shares insight into writing a graphic nonfiction series and his research process. Read on to find out more! View →

 

Lerner Publisher Services Announces New Distribution Agreement with Soaring Kite Books

Lerner Publisher Services, a division of Lerner Publishing Group, today announced a new distribution arrangement with Soaring Kite Books to be their exclusive book distributor beginning January 1, 2022. View →

 

Support Literacy for Remote Learners or Homeschoolers in Your Community With LightSail

As we enter a third school year disrupted by the pandemic, you may be looking for more resources to support remote learners or homeschoolers in your community or for parents looking for additional literacy tools to make up for learning loss. We’re proud to partner with LightSail, a leading ed tech provider for the classroom, as they extend their services to families around the country. View →

 

Books for Back to School

It’s hard to believe it’s that time of year! Some of you have already started back to school; some of you will be going back soon. Here are some books to welcome your students back to the classroom and library. View →

 

Lerner Publishing Group Announces New Read Woke™ Books in Partnership with Cicely Lewis, the Read Woke Librarian

MINNEAPOLIS, MN—Lerner Publishing Group is introducing Read Woke™ Books, a new brand which examines hard topics facing our society, created in partnership with Cicely Lewis, the Read Woke librarian. Launching in Fall 2021 with the Issues in Action series, Read Woke Books are inspired by a belief that knowledge is power and seek to challenge social norms, give voice to the silenced, provide information about groups that have been disenfranchised, disrupt the status quo, and share perspectives from underrepresented or oppressed groups. View →

 

Read Woke ™ Books Launches with the "Issues In Action" Series

In 2017 Cicely Lewis began developing a program called Read Woke that encouraged readers to explore books written by diverse voices and with diverse characters. Since that time the program has taken off and found great success with librarians across the United States. In 2020 Lewis won School Library Journal’s School Librarian of the Year for her ingenuity and resourcefulness. View →