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10 Children's Books about the Revolutionary War

Get Patriotic this 4th of July! 10 Books about the Revolutionary War

Make some time to celebrate Independence Day this year with a good read about well-known—and not too well-known—Revolutionary War figures who fought and sacrificed to grow our country. Read More

A Juneteenth Reading List for Kids: 9 True Stories of Black Americans Who Changed History

Commemorate Juneteenth with these books for kids that celebrate Black Americans who changed history. From the first Black entomologist to... Read More

7 Creative Children’s Books All About Artists

Inspire your budding artist with these picture books about renowned art figures and their influence on the way we see the world... Read More

Floyd Cooper

The Floyd Cooper Collection

Floyd Cooper strove to share Black experiences rooted in history not typically taught in U.S. classrooms. While Cooper may no longer be... Read More

Music Blog Post

7 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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17 Picture Books that Celebrate American Military History

Military history and war times shape every aspect of society, from the physical borders between nations to the language, religion, and rights of citizens. Read More

Women in STEM

4 Bold Picture Books about Women in STEM

This list of trailblazing, inspirational women in STEM jobs is one that we're wildly proud of! We celebrate the women who paved the road for the children who will be tomorrow's pioneers. Read More

8 Books about Unions

Better Together: 8 Books for Kids about Unions and Organizing

The recent Amazon union victory is a reminder of the power people have when they work together for the common good. Here are eight books... Read More

A Party at Ramadan

6 Picture Books to Celebrate Ramadan and Eid

In these picture books, young readers can learn about Eid and Ramadan, religious holidays celebrated by Muslim families every year... Read More

anticipated books 2022

Our Most-Anticipated Books of 2022

Astra Publishing House has a lot of great books coming in 2022. Here are our most anticipated book releases... Read More

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