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8 Picture Books for Kids Who Love Music

These picture books will bring the exciting world of music to life for your child. Learn more about musical greats like Dolly Parton and... Read More

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Book Trailer Tuesday Spotlight: YOU ARE MY PRIDE

This week’s featured book trailer is the video that showcases You Are My Pride: A Love Letter from Your Motherland. This book is perfect for a school or homeschool classroom... Read More

Valentine's Day Collection of Picture Books 2023

Giggly Gifts for Valentine’s Day

Share the love with these special reads! Read More

Black History Month collection

18 Biographies, Picture Books & Graphic Novels for Kids that are Perfect for Black History Month

Celebrate Black achievement, innovation, and history during Black History Month! Our collection of picture books bring alive the stories... Read More

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7 Important Books That Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement

This collection of titles from Astra Books for Young Readers will help kids understand Martin Luther King Jr., an impactful figure... Read More

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Books that Celebrate Black Joy and Achievements

Kwanzaa is a time to celebrate family, culture, and heritage. In honor of the holiday, we're highlighting a few books that laud Black empowerment, joy, and history. Read More

7 Christmas Classics to Make the Season Special

Whether you’re traveling to see loved ones, hosting special guests, or just cuddled up together at home, sharing these classic Christmas picture books will create holiday memories to last a... Read More

8 Beautiful Gifts to Read Together: Great Poetry Books to Give!

Reading poetry aloud together can make the holidays magical. Poems can elevate simple moments into wonderful experiences and infuse day-to-day interactions with more meaning. Poetry can be silly, informative, educational,... Read More

7 Smart Gifts for Go-Get-‘Em Girls: Great Books to Give!

Let’s hear it for all the young people out there who are brilliant, ambitious, resilient, courageous, tireless, and strong! Support and inspire these future leaders by sharing the stories of... Read More

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5 Books to Spark Creativity!

A spark of creativity ignites a fire of imagination! Astra Books for Young Readers has the perfect collection of books centered on channeling your little ones creativity. Whether it’s helping... Read More

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