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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 →

 

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 →

 

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 →

 

YA Novel The Stand-In Becomes the Netflix Film The Perfect Date

The Stand-In, written by Steve Bloom and published by Carolrhoda Lab®, is coming to Netflix on April 12, 2019, as The Perfect Date. View →

 

Inventive New Young Adult Novel The Manic Pixie Dream Boy Improvement Project Turns Tropes Upside-Down

MINNEAPOLIS, MN—Explore the tropes that make young adult novels tick in The Manic Pixie Dream Boy Improvement Project, coming this spring from Carolrhoda Lab®, an imprint of Carolrhoda Books®, a division of Lerner Publishing Group™. View →

 

Lerner Publishing Group Announces Partnership with Science Buddies®

Lerner Publishing Group has partnered with Science Buddies® to create educational and fun series and titles for young readers. View →

 

Lerner and Sesame Workshop Announce New Children’s Book Collaboration

MINNEAPOLIS, MN—This fall, grow stronger, smarter, and kinder with new books from Lerner Publishing Group and Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit organization behind Sesame Street. View →

 

Caldecott Honoree Gordon C. James and Coretta Scott King Award-winner Vaunda Micheaux Nelson Partner Up for Let ‘Er Buck!, a New Picture Book from Millbrook Press

Discover the thrilling story of how African American cowboy George Fletcher won the popular vote at the 1911 Pendleton Round-Up in Let ‘Er Buck! George Fletcher, the People’s Champion, from Carolrhoda Books®, a division of Lerner Publishing Group™. View →

 

Lerner Publishing Group Wins Printz Honor and Batchelder Honor

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Lerner Publishing Group has received two 2019 American Library Association (ALA) Youth Media Awards. View →

 

Lerner Publishing Group Acquires Zest Books

MINNEAPOLIS, MN— Lerner Publishing Group announced today the acquisition of Zest Books. View →

 

Lerner Publishing Group and Holiday House Publishing, Inc. Announce Paperback Agreement

Lerner Publishing Group is working with Holiday House Publishing, Inc. to publish paperback editions of select Carolrhoda Books® and Carolrhoda Lab® fiction titles, beginning with two award-winning novels in Fall 2019. View →

 

The Flight of Swans, an Enchanting New Fantasy Middle-Grade Novel from Carolrhoda Books, Gives a Fresh Take on a Classic Fairy Tale

MINNEAPOLIS, MN— Author Sarah McGuire spins the much-loved tale of the Brothers Grimm’s Six Swans with new thread in The Flight of Swans, available this fall from Carolrhoda Books, a division of Lerner Publishing Group. View →

 

Lerner Publisher Services Announces New Distribution Agreement with Creston Books

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Lerner Publisher Services, a division of Lerner Publishing Group, today announced a new partnership with Creston Books to be their exclusive distributor beginning January 1, 2019. View →

 

Millbrook Press and Carolrhoda Books Editorial Director Carol Hinz Named a 2018 Publishers Weekly Star Watch Honoree

Lerner Publishing Group is pleased to announce that Millbrook Press and Carolrhoda Books Editorial Director Carol Hinz has been named a 2018 Publishers Weekly (PW) Star Watch honoree. View →

 

New Graphic Novel Series Features a Spud Superhero

MINNEAPOLIS, MN—New from Graphic Universe™, a division of Lerner Publishing Group: it’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Super Potato to the rescue! Spanish author-illustrator Artur Laperla’s humorous Super Potato series for young readers features a spud like no other: Super Potato can fly, fight, make potato jokes, and save the world all at once. View →

 

Lerner Publishing Group Launches New Website

Lerner Publishing Group announced today the launch of its new website at lernerbooks.com which is designed to turn finding, evaluating, and buying children’s books into a time-saving, valuable experience for its customers. View →

 

New High-Interest Series for Middle-Grade and YA Readers Feature Mysteries, Soccer, and Teens with Superpowers

MINNEAPOLIS, MN— This spring, follow high school soccer players on and off the field, solve mysteries in Mason Falls, and see what newly super sixteen-year-olds will do with their powers, in three new series from Darby Creek, a division of Lerner Publishing Group. View →

 

Discover Five Great New Graphic Novels Featuring Alien Abduction, Grade School Detectives, and More from Graphic Universe™

MINNEAPOLIS, MN— Pick up five new graphic novels from Graphic Universe™, a division of Lerner Publishing Group, this spring! Whether you enjoy detective stories, teen drama with hints of aliens, fantastical mysteries, or whimsical adventures, you’re sure to find a page turner you’ll love among these beautifully illustrated graphic titles. View →

 

Sea Otter Heroes from Millbrook Press Named a Robert F. Sibert Informational Honor Book

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Sea Otter Heroes: The Predators That Saved an Ecosystem written by Patricia Newman and published in 2017 by Millbrook Press, a division of Lerner Publishing Group, has been named a 2018 Robert F. Sibert Informational Honor Book. View →

 

Millbrook Press Announces Two New Picture Books Featuring Diverse Animal Families and Haiku by Richard Wright

MINNEAPOLIS, MN— Enjoy two exceptional new picture books from Millbrook Press, a division of Lerner Publishing Group, this spring! Millbrook Press publishes award-winning, informational picture books and photo-driven titles for young readers, including the 2017 Orbis Pictus Honor Book Dazzle Ships by Chris Barton, with illustrations by Victo Ngai. View →

 

Discover Four Page-Turning New Novels for Young Adults from Carolrhoda Lab™

MINNEAPOLIS, MN— Explore unexpected, eclectic, and adventurous new young adult novels from Carolrhoda Lab™, an imprint of Carolrhoda Books, a division of Lerner Publishing Group! With four new titles featuring a high-stakes local election, a prestigious private high school with a dark side, and a girl trying to get her brother back from Child Protective Services, these engrossing titles will thrill YA fans of all ages. View →

 

Carolrhoda Books Releases Seven New Titles, Including Middle-Grade Novels and a Poetry Picture Book Illustrated by Sean Qualls and Selina Alko

MINNEAPOLIS, MN— This spring, learn why a chicken can be a great birthday gift, follow a young Syrian refugee as he flees his country, share poems about race and friendship, and more, in seven new picture books and middle-grade novels from award-winning Carolrhoda Books, a division of Lerner Publishing Group View →

 

Lerner Publishing Group Announces New Children’s Books Featuring Disney and Pixar Characters

MINNEAPOLIS, MN—Lerner Publishing Group is introducing new books featuring Disney and Pixar characters coming Fall 2018. Three engaging new series featuring beloved Disney and Pixar characters including Mickey Mouse, Miguel from Coco, Dory, Woody, Moana, Lightning McQueen, and more and a special Disney Frozen coding book will introduce popular early learning topics, engaging narratives, and beautiful illustrations and designs. The books will also include hands-on activities and online resources to bring core STEM and social and emotional topics to life. View →