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Debunk It! Fake News Edition

Fake news, misinformation, lies, hoaxes, spin, disinformation, and falsehoods. What do these terms have in common? Read more to find out! View →


Librarians We Love: Jenny Lussier

Jenny Lussier is a PreK-4 Library Media Specialist at Brewster Elementary School in Connecticut who generously shared a few details on how she integrates technology into her school. View →


A Deep Dive into the NEW Lerner ™ Sports Database

Lerner™ Sports Database is our new offering for grades 2-5 — with 100+ articles, 2,000+ fast facts, 2,000+ photos, 1,500+ glossary definitions, and growing. View →


New Kar-Ben Publishing Titles for Fall 2019

September always feels like a new beginning—the start of the school year, the launch of a new book season, and the start of the Jewish New Year. View →


Librarian Prep List for Thanksgiving

Looking for Thanksgiving book display ideas or maybe selections for your readers advisory group? Look no further! Here’s a cornucopia of books! View →


Inclusivity that Doesn’t Pigeonhole Own Voices Writers

To improve representation in kids’ books, publishers and other gatekeepers should seek out underrepresented authors writing all kinds of content. View →


Work for Hire Authors

Lerner Publications, Lerner Publishing Group’s flagship educational imprint, is seeking to grow our pool of work-for-hire authors who come from underrepresented backgrounds. View →


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

September new releases from Lerner Publishing Group View →


Melanie Gillman on Researching Stage Dreams

Melanie Gillman, the creator of Stage Dreams, gives us a behind-the-scenes look at the importance of the research process, even in fiction. View →


NoNieqa Ramos on Decolonizing YA Literature

Today, we have a guest post from NoNieqa Ramos. View →


Summer Green to Autumn Gold: Q&A with Mia Posada

Editorial Director Carol Hinz asked Mia Posada about how she wrote and created the gorgeous watercolor and collage illustrations for her recently-released nonfiction book Summer Green to Autumn Gold: Uncovering Leaves' Hidden Colors. View →


Podcast Interview with Shing Yin Khor

We talk to Shing Yin Khor in today's episode of The Lerner Podcast. Shing is the author of the graphic memoir The American Dream? A Journey on Route 66 Discovering Dinosaur Statues, Muffler Men, and the Perfect Breakfast Burrito. View →


Interview with Cardslinger Author M.G. Velasco and Agent Dawn Frederick

What's really fun and got started with a gong show? This agent/author relationship! View →


Librarians We Love – Michelle Osborne

Michelle Osborne was kind enough to share some details about a sign language project she was part of at the Gaston County Public Library. View →


Fiction and Nonfiction Pairs of Pull Ahead Readers

Jenny gave you some of the background on how to grow early literacy with our Pull Ahead Readers pairs of fiction and nonfiction titles. I thought it might be useful and fun to make a “cheat sheet” of sorts, to make it easier to see how these titles look side by side. View →


Garfield’s Guide to Creating Your Own Comic Strip

Calling all Garfield fans—and all fans of comics in general! Lerner and Paws, Inc. (the company behind everyone’s favorite orange feline) have published an exciting new book about comic strips and the elements that go into them, from characters and settings to plots and punchlines. View →


Lerner Podcast: Interview with Whitney Stewart, Author of Mindfulness and Meditation

Today on The Lerner Podcast, Mindfulness and Meditation: Handling Life with a Calm and Focused Mind author Whitney Stewart shares mindfulness exercises with us. View →


Discover Outer Space, Learn How to Code, and Bust Fake News with New Page Plus Titles

At Lerner Digital, another season means more additions to digital initiatives and programs, such as Page Plus. Here's a look at what you can expect to hit shelves this month. View →


Lerner Sports: Stay Up to Date with New Books and a Database!

In sports, things change quickly. Dynasties fall, great coaches retire, and players join new teams and alter the balance of power in their sport. That’s one reason we’re so excited about the new Lerner Sports database. View →


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

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


Librarian Prep List for Halloween

If Halloween is your favorite holiday (or, even if it's not) you might want to use some of these books for displays, featured reads, or anything else for the spookiest day of the year. View →


Greg Hunter Named a 2019 Publishers Weekly Star Watch Honoree

Lerner Publishing Group is pleased to announce that Graphic Universe™ Editorial Director Greg Hunter has been named a 2019 Publishers Weekly (PW) Star Watch honoree. View →


9 Books You May Have Missed from Lerner Publisher Services Partners

Here’s a roundup of some delightful titles that deserve a close look. View →


Read the True Story behind Colson Whitehead’s The Nickel Boys in The Dozier School for Boys

Colson Whitehead’s new novel, The Nickel Boys, came out this month. It's a fictional story based on the Dozier School for Boys in Florida. Check out this Twenty-First Century Books title for the true story. View →