Introducing Our New Database: Lerner Maker Lab

By Kris Tomes, Senior Digital Product Manager  

This January, we launched a brand new database of hands-on projects, experiments, crafts, and recipes for makers of varying skill levels! Lerner Maker Lab is our new offering for grades 2-5, with over 500 projects and growing. Each easy-to-follow project guides readers with step-by-step instructions and images. Lerner Maker Lab is perfect for makerspaces, libraries without makerspaces, at-home use, and anywhere kids want to roll their sleeves up and get creative!

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New Articles Available NOW on Lerner Sports!

We’ve added even more of your readers’ favorite athletes to our ever-growing collection of profiles on the Lerner Sports Database! Find 60 new athletes biographies, including:

  • Megan Rapinoe
  • Mia Hamm
  • Nastia Liukin
  • Magic Johnson
  • Pele
  • Zion Williamson

and many more! ! If you’re a current Lerner Sports subscriber, start browsing the updated database now. If not, request a free trial to check out these new athletes and more.

Download Our Free Activity Guide!

Seeking fun self-guided activities for readers? Check out our list of Lerner Sports reading challenges, a guide featuring over 20 activities that will have readers exploring every inch of the Lerner Sports database! Activities highlight each sports category in the database and encourage readers to peruse athlete profiles, dig deep into stats, learn new vocabulary, and more!  


Book Tie-Ins

Though many gymnastics fans were disappointed with the postponement of the Summer 2020 Olympics, readers can still get a behind-the-scenes look at the high-flying sport! Check out print books below that make perfect supplements to gymnastics content on the Lerner Sports database. 

US Olympian Aly Raisman is a leader on and off the mat. She is an outspoken voice against sexual assault. Learn about the most fascinating details of her life as a gold-winning gymnast.

Learn what it takes to become a professional gymnast! Readers will get a fascinating insider look at the life of a gymnast, from preparing for competition to events outside the gym.

A Deep Dive into the NEW Lerner ™ Sports Database

by Kris Tomes, Digital Product Manager  

This fall, we launched a brand new, high-interest database for sports fans, reluctant readers, and report writers! Lerner Sports Database is our new offering for grades 2-5 — with 100+ articles, 2,000+ fast facts, 2,000+ photos, 1,500+ glossary definitions, and growing. Expertly-leveled articles will be updated quarterly to make sure your students are receiving the most up-to-date information, and brand new articles will be added every semester so there will always be something new to read. Read More