Fall Sesame Street Books: A Peek Behind the Curtain

by Allison Juda, Editor, School/Library Planning & Partnership Management

I have a confession to make: We get some of our best ideas from customers. We regularly call librarians across the country to hear what they think of our ideas, what holes they need filled in their collections, and how to best serve their needs.

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New Kar-Ben Publishing Titles for Fall 2019

by Jill Colella, Marketing and Website Manager, Kar-Ben Publishing

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. All three converge at Kar-Ben Publishing, an imprint of Lerner Publishing, proudly the largest publisher of exclusively Jewish-themed children’s books in the world!

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Inclusivity that Doesn’t Pigeonhole Own Voices Writers

by Amy Fitzgerald, Editorial Director, Carolrhoda

We’ve heard the buzzwords: “diversity,” “inclusivity,” “own voices,” “mirrors and windows.” And we’ve seen some heartening progress in movements to open up children’s publishing to authors with a wider range of backgrounds.

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