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Cover Reveal: Owl’s Outstanding Donuts by Robin Yardi

Designer Emily Harris and illustrator Kelsey King talk about their creative process for Owl’s Outstanding Donuts, coming this Fall! View →


Build Comprehension and Confidence with New Audisee eBooks with Audio

A new season means new Audisee eBooks with Audio titles are on the way! Check out this rundown by Digital Products Coordinator Kate Schefer. View →


Notes on a Cover: Fugly

Claire Waller’s debut YA novel, Fugly, explores that weird space between the online and real world, and what happens when they collide. Emily Harris, Senior Graphic Designer, shares a few notes on the cover design. View →


Video: Be a Maker Author Katey Howes

Who can be a maker? We all can! Author Katey Howes shares more about her wonderful new picture book Be a Maker in this video clip. View →


Jane Doe and the Cradle of All Worlds Excerpt

Jeremy Lachlan’s Jane Doe and the Cradle of All Worlds is a twisting adventure of a middle-grade fantasy novel. Read on for an excerpt! View →


Lerner Celebrates 60 Years of Publishing Children’s Books

MINNEAPOLIS, MN—Lerner Publishing Group, one of North America’s largest independent book publishers for children and young adults, is proud to celebrate 60 years of creating books that educate, entertain, and empower young people. View →


Who’s a Good Dog?

Each title in this series answers the question posted in the series title: Labrador retrievers, Yorkshire terriers, German shepherds, pugs, golden retrievers, and Pembroke Welsh corgis are all good—nay, fantastic!—dogs. View →


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

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


A Colorful Spring with Crayola®

In the spirit of the spring season, we are announcing new releases in our popular Crayola® brand. This season includes three new exciting series, including one in Spanish. View →


Little Monsters of the Ocean: Book Design

Trade Art Director Danielle Carnito shares some of the design details behind Monsters of the Ocean. View →


Podcast Interview with Joshua S. Levy, Author of Seventh Grade vs. the Galaxy

Our second episode of The Lerner Podcast features author Joshua S. Levy, whose middle-grade debut novel, Seventh Grade vs. the Galaxy, came out in March. We talk about hamsters in space, Supreme Court cases, and more! View →


NIU STEM Read Presents Quarantine: The Summer Camp

The STEM Read program at Northern Illinois University has created a “Quarantine: The Summer Camp,” program based on the popular young adult novel by Lex Thomas. I checked in with STEM Read director Gillian King-Cargile for more details. View →


Halloween in April: 5 Books Featuring Animals in Disguise

Libby Stille gives us the rundown on some fun books about hiding in plain sight. View →


Schedule a School Visit with a Lerner Author

Planning your 2019-2020 school year? Head to Lerner’s new author school visit map to discover authors and illustrators around the world. View →


Q&A with Edgar® Awards Nominee Sasha Dawn

Sasha Dawn’s latest YA novel, Blink, is a 2019 Edgar® Award nominee! View →


Darby Creek High/Low Fiction Imprint Meets Teens Where They Are

We understand that not every reader is voracious. But there is a way to reach every type of reader! View →


Scientist Katie Bouman Featured in Sara Latta’s Black Holes

In honor of this week's reveal of the first ever image of a black hole, we're posting the profile of scientist Dr. Katie Bouman from Sara Latta's Twenty-First Century Books title Black Holes: The Weird Science of the Most Mysterious Objects in the Universe. View →


A Common Thread Between the Guthrie Theater and Lerner

If you visit the office spaces at Lerner, you might notice that we have a few quilts hanging up on our walls. View →


Saying a Fond Farewell

After twenty seven years with Lerner Publishing Group, Domenica Di Piazza bids us adieu as she retires. View →


Resources for No More Excuses: Dismantling Rape Culture + Podcast Interview

For the first episode of The Lerner Podcast, we interviewed Amber J. Keyser, author of No More Excuses: Dismantling Rape Culture, about what teachers, librarians, and everyone else can do to dismantle rape culture. View →


Middle-Grade Novel Last of the Name Follows Irish Immigrants

Follow the journey of an Irish brother and sister who immigrate to New York City in Last of the Name, a middle-grade novel available this spring from Carolrhoda Books®, a division of Lerner Publishing Group™. View →


Librarian Prep List for June

To help you get ready for LGBTQIA+ Pride Month, we’ve put together a list of books that include characters and nonfiction accounts of people along the LGBTQIA+ spectrum. View →


Lerner and Garfield® Announce New Children’s Book Partnership

This fall, explore the art of comics and STEM breakthroughs with new books from Lerner Publishing Group and Garfield®. View →


Happy Book Birthday: New Picture Books, Middle Grade, and Graphic Novels

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