Enjoy the Classics in a Modern Format

First Avenue Classics

By Kate Schefer, Digital Products Coordinator

Every Spring we release a handful of classic works in the public domain. These range from novels, to essays, poems, short stories, and plays for use in any kind of classroom. But since they’re in the public domain, anyone can publish them. What makes our First Avenue Classics versions so unique? Read on to find out. Read More

Lerner Remembers: Our Favorite Halloween Memories

halloween

By Kate Schefer, Digital Products Coordinator

Halloween is almost here! It may seem like all the stores have skipped right over it, with their Christmas and Hanukkah displays, but I intend to relish it. I think I enjoy Halloween so much because it happens during my favorite time of year, and it involves some of my favorite things: eating candy, getting crafty, and parties with friends! Read More

Roundup: Our Favorite YA Titles for Teen Read Week

YA Read Week

By Kate Schefer, Digital Products Coordinator

Every year, YALSA promotes teen literacy and engagement with a week celebrating books for teens. This year, as you may know, the theme is “It’s Written in the Stars: READ,” which puts the focus on sci-fi, fantasy, and other extraordinary books. As a formerly voracious teen reader, I especially love this theme, because there’s so much great genre fiction for teens that isn’t just about budding romances or coming-of-age tales (though the best books will include a little bit of everything). In recent years, fantasy and sci-fi content has seen a revival, especially among younger audiences, which is great! But this also means there are a ton of new books on the market that weren’t there before, and readers who are new to these genres may feel overwhelmed. Below, I’ve rounded up some of my evergreen favorites from sci-fi, fantasy, and dystopian genres. Read More

Lerner Digital Launches Page Plus Feature This Fall

Eavesdropping on Elephants

By Kate Schefer, Digital Product Coordinator

Here in the Digital department, not only do we work hard to bring you digital formats of all your favorite Lerner books every season, but we’re also finding new ways to deliver that digital content across platforms. Our newest digital feature, Page Plus, launched this season. It includes 15 new titles to enjoy and explore. But what does Page Plus even mean? Read More