Fall Picture Book Preview

Keep an eye out for these highly anticipated titles!

We’re excited to launch some really beautiful picture books into the world this fall. From fictional stories of unlikely friendships to true tales of heroism and upbeat calls to inclusivity, there are inspiring pages here for every reader. Take a look at our upcoming fall picture book releases you won’t want to miss.

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Heat-Beating Sports Titles

Fun and Important Reads for Summer Days

If you’ve never been to Minnesota in the summer, you might be surprised to learn that our frozen tundra actually experiences 100+ degree weather sometimes! So while we make sure to stay hydrated as it heats up here, we also need air conditioned breaks to read about the sports we love to watch and play. Below are a few sports-themed books readers can enjoy on hot summer days.

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Does Back Matter Matter? A Peek at New Picture Books and their Back Matter

Does back matter . . . matter?

If you’re reading our blog, you probably already know that yes, of course it does! Who doesn’t love a good context-exploring author’s note, an events-organizing timeline, or a pronunciation guide that helps make sure you’re not butchering unfamiliar terms? Back matter can be useful for the curious adult reading to a child, for the teacher creating a lesson plan, for the child looking up glossary words, and so much more. Here is a look at some recent picture books and their illuminating back matter. Click each back matter image to take a closer look at the stellar information and context it provides.

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Visit Lerner at ALA Annual!

By Megan Ciskowski, Associate Publicist

After a long period of virtual events, educators and publishers from around the nation will gather in Washington, DC for this year’s ALA Annual. We want to see you at the Lerner booth 1307! Come meet some of our authors and illustrators, learn about our upcoming titles, and grab some free ARCs. Read on to see all Lerner events.

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Try Lerner Audiobooks for Free this Summer

School’s out for the summer! If you’re a school librarian that means you might (finally) have a moment to catch up on cataloging, weeding, or taking time to explore books and releases you might have missed during the busy school year. And with students gone, it’s the perfect time to test drive audiobooks! This summer we’re sharing a collection of free audiobooks for you to explore. Discover books that PreK-12 readers in your library will love, from celebrated nonfiction to thrilling chapter books. Lerner Audiobooks are available directly in the Lerner Bookshelf app. Read on to learn how to start listening.

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