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Librarian Prep List for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Black History Month

Book ideas for Martin Luther King Jr. Day on January 20, 2020, and Black History Month in February. View →

 

Get Your Summer Reading in Shape with Lerner's Summer Reading Webinars

Mark your calendar for our two upcoming summer reading webinars, featuring the iREAD® and Collaborative Summer Library Program™ summer reading themes. View →

 

Happy Book Birthday! New YA from Lerner

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

 

A Map into the World: The Story Behind the Book

Carol Hinz, Editorial Director of Millbrook Press and Carolrhoda Books, shares a fun story about A Map into the World by Kao Kalia Yang. View →

 

Lerner and the Center for Cyber Safety and Education Collaborate with Garfield®

Help kids make a safer cyber world with the new Garfield’s ® Guide to Digital Citizenship series, coming January 2020 from Lerner Publishing Group. View →

 

Audiobooks Directly from Lerner!

Here's how you can listen to your favorite Lerner titles as multi-user audiobooks through Lerner Bookshelf on the web, and on your mobile devices using our Lerner Digital eReader apps for iOS and Android. View →

 

Art Director Notes: A Map into the World

Associate Art Director Emily Harris shares some notes on finding the perfect cover illustrator for Kao Kalia Yang's A Map into the World. View →

 

Diversity, Audits, and Choosing Books

We are excited to see more and more people becoming educated, excited, and involved in creating collections of books that help encourage all students to read books that challenge social norms and build understanding of disenfranchised groups. View →

 

Lerner Publisher Services Announces New Distribution Agreement with Ruby Tuesday Books

Lerner Publisher Services, a division of Lerner Publishing Group, today announced a new partnership with Ruby Tuesday Books to be their exclusive distributor in the U.S. and Canada beginning November 1, 2019. View →

 

Podcast Interview with Nicole Valentine

In this episode of The Lerner Podcast, listen in on a conversation between author Nicole Valentine and her editor, Amy Fitzgerald. View →

 

Q&A with Kathy Belge and Marke Bieschke, the authors of Queer, 2nd Edition: The Ultimate LGBTQ Guide for Teens

Mark Bieschke and Kathy Belge are the authors of Queer, 2nd Edition: The Ultimate LGBTQ Guide for Teens. We asked them about the inspiration behind their book, coming out, how things have changed since they were teens, and how best to encourage and help queer teens today. View →

 

Video: Author Kao Kalia Yang Discusses A Map into the World

Kao Kalia Yang shares some of the history of Hmong story cloths, how A Map into the World was inspired by a true story, and a little more background of both Hmong and her personal history. View →

 

Pets In Books: A Lerner Retrospective

Cat and dog people will agree that this roundup of Lerner pets that have made it into books we published over the years is super cute! View →

 

Librarians We Love: Anna Zbacnik

This edition of Librarians We Love features Anna Zbacnik, who shares the details of a podcasting project she did – with 3rd graders! View →

 

NoNieqa Ramos on Coming Out in YA Literature

In honor of National Coming Out Day on October 11, Editorial Director Amy Fitzgerald talked with author NoNieqa Ramos about LGBTQA+ advocacy and representation in YA literature. View →

 

Graphic Designer – Temporary Part Time

Work collaboratively with a design production team on templated designs as well as design both single titles and series-based book products on a variety of topics and age levels View →

 

Librarian Prep List for December: Hanukkah, Hour of Code, and Christmas

The end of the year is quickly approaching! Here's a list of book display ideas or selections for your readers advisory group for December, to help you bring 2019 to a close. View →

 

The Truth Is Explores Love, Identity, and Self-Worth

MINNEAPOLIS, MN— Uncover the challenges of expectations and identity in The Truth Is, coming this fall from Carolrhoda Lab®, an imprint of Lerner Publishing Group™. View →

 

Stage Dreams Offers New Perspective on the Old West

MINNEAPOLIS, MN— Coming this fall from Graphic Universe™, an imprint of Lerner Publishing Group™, acclaimed cartoonist Melanie Gillman puts readers in the saddle alongside Flor and Grace as they thwart a Confederate plot in Stage Dreams. View →

 

Owl's Outstanding Donuts Features Mystery and Friendship

MINNEAPOLIS, MN— Robin Yardi, author of The Midnight War of Mateo Martinez, weaves an intriguing mystery with a sensitive take on grief and recovery in Owl's Outstanding Donuts, coming this fall from Carolrhoda Books®, an imprint of Lerner Publishing Group™. View →

 

Ella McKeen, Kickball Queen Features Strong Girl Athletes

MINNEAPOLIS, MN—In Ella McKeen, Kickball Queen, coming this fall from Carolrhoda Books®, an imprint of Lerner Publishing Group™, debut author and illustrator Beth Mills offers a pitch-perfect look at being a good sport—while also playing to win. View →

 

New YA Book Queer, 2nd Ed. Is the Ultimate Guide for LGBTQ Teens

MINNEAPOLIS, MN—Coming this fall from Zest Books™, an imprint of Lerner Publishing Group™, Queer, 2nd Edition: The Ultimate LGBTQ Guide for Teens by Kathy Belge and Marke Bieschke offers valuable advice on coming out and finding community. View →

 

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

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

 

Listen to Sasha Dawn Read a Chapter from Panic

In today’s episode of The Lerner Podcast, author Sasha Dawn reads the first chapter of her latest YA novel, Panic, available October 1, 2019. View →