Lee & Low Books Fall 2024 Seasonal Showcase


Join Lee & Low, the largest multicultural publisher of children’s books in the country, on Wednesday, March 27 at 2 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. CT to hear about our upcoming fall and spring titles!

During this free, one-hour Booklist webinar, you’ll learn about new picture books, chapter books, and young adult titles about everyone, for everyone. You’ll also learn about Lee & Low’s New Visions Writing Contest and hear from young adult authors Olivia Abtahi (Twin Flames) and Isabel Quintero (10th anniversary of Gabi, A Girl in Pieces), moderated by Booklist’s Ronny Khuri, Books for Youth senior editor.

If you can’t join live, you can still register to receive a link to the recording after the webinar takes place.

Born to an Iranian father and Argentine mother, Olivia Abtahi is a melting pot of distinct cultures. She is a graduate of NYU Film School and VCU Brandcenter, from which she holds a BFA and MaSC. Her debut novel, Perfectly Parvin, was published in 2021, receiving the SCBWI Golden Kite Honor, YALSA Odyssey Honor, and numerous starred reviews. She currently lives in Denver, Colorado, with her husband and children. When she isn’t writing, you can find her hiding behind a sewing machine. Find her online at oliviaabtahi.com.

Isabel Quintero is an award-winning writer from the Inland Empire of Southern California. She is also the daughter of Mexican immigrants. In addition to Gabi, A Girl in Pieces, she has also written a chapter book series for young readers, Ugly Cat and Pablo (Scholastic, Inc.), a non-fiction YA graphic biography, Photographic: The Life of Graciela Iturbide (Getty Publications, 2018), which received the Boston Globe Horn Book Award, and most recently, a picture book, My Papi Has a Motorcycle (Kokila, 2019). Isabel also writes poetry and essays. Her work can be found in The Normal School, Huizache, The Acentos Review, As/Us Journal, The James Franco Review, and other publications.



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