by Carol Hinz, editorial director of Millbrook Press and Carolrhoda Books
Do you know any elementary-age kids who are obsessed with kickball? I happen to have two of them living in my very own home! Yet despite kickball’s popularity, it doesn’t show up much in picture books. So I was pretty much smitten with author/illustrator Beth Mills’s debut picture book from the moment I laid eyes on it. Beth was kind enough to answer some questions about her book and share some incredible sketches and color studies so all of us can get a peek at how this book came to be. Read More
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
by Jon M. Fishman, Senior Editor
In sports, things change quickly. Dynasties fall, great coaches retire, and players join new teams and alter the balance of power in their sport. That’s one reason we’re so excited about the new Lerner Sports database.
by Ashley Kuehl, editorial director of Lerner Publications
Have you been watching women’s soccer’s 2018 Tournament of Nations? Especially Lindsey Horan’s goal in the 90th minute of the USA/Australia match? So exciting! Who will kick the winning goal tonight? Australia? Brazil? Or our very own US team? Read More