Award-Winning & Best-Reviewed

Astra Publishing House books have earned a constellation of starred reviews from across industry publications as well as numerous prestigious awards. 

Children’s Books

Coretta Scott King Award

National Book Award Finalists

YALSA’s Book Awards

Sibert Honor Books

  • Sibert Honor, Printz Honor, 2020 Boston Globe-Horn Books Honor, 2020
  • 2019 Sibert Honor
  • 2018 Sibert Honor
  • 2012 Sibert Honor

Kirkus Best Books

Other Award-Winning Titles

Star-Studded Adult Titles

  • The Town of Babylon, National Book Award Finalist
  • Dreaming of You, ★Kirkus Reviews
  • Becoming Abolitionists, ★Kirkus Reviews
  • Jerusalem Beach, ★Kirkus Reviews
  • The Sex Lives of African Women, ★ Publishers Weekly