Bebop Books 2023 Catalog: Diverse and Dual Language Leveled Reading

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Celebrating more than 30 years of diverse books!
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1991

Dismayed by the lack of diversity in children’s books, Tom Low and Philip Lee decide to create a new publishing company “about everyone, for everyone.”

1993

The first Lee & Low book, Baseball Saved Us, is published and receives a fullpage review in the New York Times.

1998

In Daddy’s Arms I Am Tall: African Americans Celebrating Fathers, illustrated by Javaka Steptoe, receives the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award from the American Library Association.

2000

Lee & Low establishes its New Voices Award for unpublished authors of color for a picture book manuscript.

2000 Heeding educators’ calls, Lee & Low establishes its Bebop Books imprint offering leveled books for beginning readers in English and Spanish.

2010

With its new Tu Books imprint, Lee & Low expands to publish books for middle grade and young adult readers.

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Contents Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Bebop by Reading Level 4-30 Early Emergent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4–6 Emergent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7–12 Early Fluent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13–16 Fluent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17–29 Fluent + . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Website leeandlow.com Open Book Blog blog.leeandlow.com Share My Lesson sharemylesson.com/ leeandlow @leeandlow
& Low Books is a certified 100% Minority Owned Business Enterprise (MBE)

Lee & Low establishes the New Visions Award for unpublished authors of color for middle grade and young adult manuscripts.

2012

Lee & Low Books acquires Children’s Book Press, bringing its awardwinning list of diverse and bilingual books back into print.

Foreword Magazine names Lee & Low Books Indie Publisher of the Year for its commitment to diverse books and advocacy work.

2016

Lee & Low Books sponsors and organizes the Diversity Baseline Survey, the first largescale study of employee diversity in the publishing industry.

2019 Oprah Winfrey reads The Hula-Hoopin’ Queen aloud for Storyline Online, one of several celebrities to choose Lee & Low titles.

The company celebrates 30 years of publishing beautiful diverse books!

30 Years of Diverse Books and Counting

In 1991, Lee & Low Books began with a simple mission: to publish beautiful children’s books about everyone, for everyone. Three decades later, we are proud to be the largest and most trusted multicultural children’s book publisher in the United States.

Who We Are

We are family owned, independent, and a certified 100% Minority Owned Business Enterprise (MBE). We are dedicated to promoting equity both within our company and in the publishing industry at large.

What We Do

We work with schools and districts across the country to help them build libraries and collections that reflect their students. Educators trust us to deliver high-quality, authentic books that fit their needs.

What We Offer

• Curated themed collections including our Anti-Racism Book Collection, our Trauma-Informed Diverse Reading List, our Social and Emotional Learning Diverse Reading List, and more

• Customized book collections to supplement your TK-12 curriculum and fit your readers and initiatives

• FREE downloadable Teacher’s Guides for all of our books

• Books in English, Spanish, and bilingual formats

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Reading Level: Early Emergent A A

LEVEL A - ENGLISH

Early Emergent English Collection

Early Emergent Spanish Collection

Early Emergent Dual Language Collection

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LEVEL A - SPANISH

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Early Emergent English Collection

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For full price information and customization, contact us B B

LEVEL B - ENGLISH

LEVEL B - SPANISH

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Early Emergent Collections

Early Emergent English Collection

Reading Level: Early Emergent C C

Early Emergent Spanish Collection

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Emergent Collections

Emergent English Collection

Emergent Spanish Collection

Emergent Dual Language Collection

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LEVEL D - ENGLISH

LEVEL D - SPANISH

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Reading Level: Emergent E E

Emergent Collections

Emergent English Collection

Emergent Spanish Collection

Emergent Dual Language Collection

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LEVEL E - ENGLISH

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Emergent English Collection

Emergent Spanish Collection

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LEVEL F - ENGLISH

F F

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Reading Level: Emergent G G

Emergent Collections

Emergent English Collection

Emergent Spanish Collection

Emergent Dual Language Collection

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LEVEL G - ENGLISH

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For full price information and customization, contact us H H

LEVEL H - ENGLISH

LEVEL H - SPANISH

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Reading Level: Emergent I I

Emergent Collections

LEVEL I - ENGLISH

LEVEL I - SPANISH

Emergent English Collection

Emergent Spanish Collection

Emergent Dual Language Collection

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Early Fluent Collections

Early Fluent English Collection

Early Fluent Spanish Collection

Early Fluent Dual Language Collection

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LEVEL J - ENGLISH

J J

LEVEL J - SPANISH

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Reading Level: Early Fluent

K K

Early Fluent Collections

Early Fluent English Collection

Early Fluent Spanish Collection

Early Fluent Dual Language Collection

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LEVEL K - ENGLISH

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LEVEL K - BILINGUAL

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LEVEL L - ENGLISH

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LEVEL L - BILINGUAL

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Early Fluent Dual Language Collection L L

Reading Level: Early Fluent

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Early Fluent English Collection

Early Fluent Spanish Collection

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LEVEL M - ENGLISH

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Fluent Collections

Fluent English Collection

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LEVEL N - ENGLISH

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“Lee & Low has been a leader in publishing books for diverse readers for many years. Their collections are outstanding and should be part of every school’s curriculum.”

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Fluent Dual Language Collection N N
—Dr. Pedro Noguera, author of Excellence Through Equity and Distinguished Professor of Education, UCLA

Reading Level: Fluent

Fluent Collections

Fluent English Collection

Fluent Spanish Collection

Fluent Dual Language Collection

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LEVEL O - ENGLISH

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Fluent English Collection

Fluent Spanish Collection

Fluent Dual Language Collection

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LEVEL P - ENGLISH

P P

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Reading Level: Fluent

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Fluent Spanish Collection

Fluent Dual Language Collection

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LEVEL Q - ENGLISH

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LEVEL R - ENGLISH

R R

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Reading Level: Fluent

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Fluent English Collection

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Fluent Dual Language Collection

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LEVEL S - ENGLISH

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LEVEL T - ENGLISH

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“A school whose classroom libraries are stocked with Lee & Low books has made a commitment to celebrate diversity.”
—Maureen Costello, Former Director, Learning for Justice (formerly known as Teaching Tolerance)

Reading Level: Fluent

U U

Fluent Collections

LEVEL U - ENGLISH

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The Story of DUKE KAHANAMOKU OLYMPIC SWIMMER by Ellie Crowe with illustrations by Richard Waldrep Lee & Low Books • Bebop Catalog 2023 24 Reading Level: Fluent
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Fluent English Collection

Fluent Spanish Collection

Fluent Dual Language Collection

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LEVEL V - ENGLISH

V V

LEVEL V - BILINGUAL

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LEVEL W - ENGLISH

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Fluent Collections

Fluent English Collection

Fluent Spanish Collection

Fluent Dual Language Collection

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LEVEL X - ENGLISH

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“Lee & Low Books are publishers and heroes. . . . Their stories are authentic, respectful, and unforgettable.”
—Kyle Zimmer, President and Cofounder, First Book

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Fluent English Collection

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LEVEL Z - ENGLISH

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Reading Level: Fluent Z+ Z+

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LEVEL Z+ - ENGLISH

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