Lee and low books submissions

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lee and low books submissions

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I think people are really starting to understand the need for diversity. Our own Ink and Ashes by Valynne Maetani, which just came out in June, has gotten a tremendous response from readers and reviewers so far. There also seems to be a shift from dystopian books to post-apocalyptic and harder science-fiction. We started publishing only science-fiction and fantasy, and then we expanded to mystery. There is such a wide variety of cultures within the African diaspora and in Africa itself, with their own stories that have been inspirations for several recent excellent books, but not nearly enough of them.
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Published 31.12.2018

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LEE & LOW BOOKS is an independent children’s and young adult book publisher that focuses on multicultural themes. Picture books, early readers, and chapter books are published under our Lee & Low Books, Shen’s Books, and Children’s Book Press imprints. We still accept agented.

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They are the largest multicultural book publisher in the United States. The books they publish largely have an educational element and they offer books for readers starting at the age of 4 and going all the way up to age They are an independent publisher that has published hundreds of books and been around for twenty five years. As they state on their site:. Our story began with a simple mission: to publish contemporary diverse stories that all children could enjoy. We decided to steer clear of folktales since they tended to be about people who lived a long time ago.

Spanish, Bilingual, and Language Collections. We also selectively publish realism that explores the contemporary and historical experiences of people of color. We look for fantasy set in worlds inspired by non-Western folklore or culture, contemporary mysteries and fantasy set all over the world starring POC, and science fiction that centers the possibilities for people of color in the future. We are looking specifically for stories for both middle grade ages and young adult ages readers. Occasionally a manuscript might fall between those two categories; if your manuscript does, let us know. We are not looking for picture books, chapter books, or short stories at this time. Please do not send submissions in these categories.

Spanish, Bilingual, and Language Collections. Our goal is to meet the need for books that address children and teens of color by providing culturally authentic titles that all readers can enjoy. Middle-grade and young adult novels are published under our Tu Books imprint. In addition, if you have never been published before, we encourage you to enter your work in our annual New Voices and New Visions award contests, which open every summer. For more details, click here. We are happy to consider art samples for picture books, graphic novels, and book jackets.

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Our goal is to meet the need for books that address children and teens of color by providing culturally authentic titles that all readers can enjoy. Middle-grade and young adult novels are published under our Tu Books imprint. To see the kind of books we publish, please explore our website, check out the Open Book Blog , or request or download a catalog here. In addition, if you have never been published before, we encourage you to enter your work in our annual New Voices and New Visions award contests, which open every summer. For more details, click here.

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