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NoNieqa Ramos on Writing Diverse Characters and Resisting the Status Quo

Last month at an ALA Annual librarian dinner, author NoNieqa Ramos talked about her YA novels, diversity, and resisting the status quo. She shared a version of her speech on our blog this week. View →

 

Interview with The American Dream? author Shing Yin Khor

Which came first, the plan for the road trip or the idea to make a road-trip book? And what surprised you most during the course of this project? View →

 

Grow Early Literacy with Pull Ahead and Early Bird Readers

This season we have two exciting early literacy offerings: our new Pull Ahead Readers and an addition to our popular Early Bird Readers. Both programs are perfect for use in classrooms, guided reading groups, and in libraries. View →

 

Librarian Prep List for September

September is Hispanic Heritage Month and Rosh Hashanah begins on September 29. To help you get ready for either (or both!) of those, here’s a list of books you may want to consider for displays, featured reads, or anything else! View →

 

Video: Authors Say “Happy 60th, Lerner!”

Some of our authors have been generous enough to share their thoughts on our milestone 60-year anniversary. Check out the video! View →

 

Listening Is Reading: The Power of Audiobooks

Digital Products Coordinator Kate Schefer discusses the benefits of listening to audiobooks. View →

 

Introducing Zest Books

Have you heard the news? Lerner recently acquired a new YA nonfiction imprint called Zest Books. View →

 

Podcast Interview with Mélina Mangal, Author of The Vast Wonder of the World

Today on The Lerner Podcast we talk about researching, picture book biographies, summer reading, and more with The Vast Wonder of the World: Biologist Ernest Everett Just author Mélina Mangal. View →

 

Happy 50th, CSK Awards!

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Coretta Scott King Awards. Here are the Lerner titles that have been honored. View →

 

Librarians We Love: Dawn M. Rivers

The second installment of our Librarians We Love series features Dawn M. Rivers. She is a School Library Media Specialist at Onaway and Mercer Elementary Schools for Shaker Heights City Schools and the owner of Daybreak Yoga! View →

 

Three Amazing Things about Aly Raisman

As a big gymnastics fan, I was thrilled to edit Lerner’s Gateway Biography on Aly Raisman. But even more impressive to me than Raisman’s gymnastics talent is her status as an activist for victims of abuse and a spokesperson for body positivity. View →

 

Podcast Interview with John Coy, Author of Their Great Gift and Hoop Genius

In this edition of The Lerner Podcast, we talk to author John Coy about school visits, writing picture books about basketball, and what he’s working on now. View →

 

Q&A with The Manic Pixie Dream Boy Improvement Project Author Lenore Appelhans

Today we talk with the author about her latest YA novel, The Manic Pixie Dream Boy Improvement Project. View →

 

Something for Everyone in Alternator Books

What do JavaScript, aliens, and space robots have in common? They’re all part of our new season in Alternator Books! View →

 

Librarian Prep List for August

I know it may seem a little early for it, but this list of books looks forward to August and getting back to school! View →

 

Librarians We Love: Robbie Reasoner

This week, we are kicking off a new feature on our blog: Librarians We Love. View →

 

Intern - Marketing

Assist Marketing team with various projects while gaining hands-on experience in the publishing industry. View →

 

Intern - Digital & Editorial

Assist Digital and Editorial teams with various projects while gaining hands-on experience in the publishing industry. View →

 

Intern - Design

Assist Creative department with various aspects of book design and production, while gaining hands-on experience, skills, and knowledge of the publishing process. View →

 

Happy 60th Anniversary, Lerner!

2019 marks the 60th anniversary of Lerner Publishing Group. Harry Lerner founded the company in 1959, and it's been going strong ever since! View →

 

Throwback Thursday: The Illustrator with Four Names

A little secret shared by George Overlie, Mark Springer, Rov Andre, and Joseph Folger. View →

 

Reflections: Teen Lit Con 2019

On April 27th, Lerner headed to the sixth annual Teen Lit Con, a yearly event put on by Minneapolis/St. Paul area libraries to promote literature, reading and writing, and to connect readers and authors. View →

 

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 →