Introducing Lerner’s Spring 2020 Diverse Books Catalog

by Lara Neel, Trade Marketing Manager

We know that books hold true power.

Power to affirm our identities, to build understanding with people unlike ourselves, to challenge our misconceptions, and to broaden our awareness of the world. In the 60 years that Lerner Publishing Group has been creating children’s books, inclusion and diversity have been important considerations for our company.

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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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