Fall into a World of Color with Crayola®!

By Megan Ciskowski, Associate Publicist

Fall is the perfect time for students to explore the natural world. Luckily, we have the perfect releases of Crayola ® titles to help your classroom jump back into learning. The Crayola ® Makers series offers activities to challenge and engage young readers. Or supplement science lessons with the Crayola ® Creatures series, featuring vivid, full-color photographs that perfectly match the text. The possibilities are endless with an infinite supply of inspiring colors around the world!

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Celebrate International Dog Day With Sesame Street’s Newest Character

By Megan Ciskowski, Associate Publicist

August 26th marks International Dog Day so we’re celebrating the beloved, furry companions that bring us so much joy. What better way to start the party than to celebrate the latest addition to the Sesame Street family? Read on to discover the name of Elmo’s new best friend!

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Read Woke ™ Books Launches with the Issues in Action Series

By Megan Ciskowski, Associate Publicist

In 2017 Cicely Lewis began developing a program called Read Woke that encouraged readers to explore books written by diverse voices and with diverse characters. Since that time the program has taken off and found great success with librarians across the United States. In 2020 Lewis won School Library Journal’s School Librarian of the Year for her ingenuity and resourcefulness.

This fall Lewis and Lerner Publishing Group partner up to create Read Woke Books™, a collection that seeks to challenge social norms, give voice to the silenced, provide information about groups that have been disenfranchised, disrupt the status quo, and share perspectives from underrepresented or oppressed groups. The first series, Issues in Action, is written by Cicely Lewis and Elliott Smith, an experienced freelance author in the Washington D.C. area. Read on to find series information, author interviews and more!

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