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WE ARE A HAUNTING Reading Guide

A supernatural family saga, a searing social critique, and a lyrical and potent account of displaced lives, We Are a Haunting unravels the threads connecting the past, present, and future, and depicts... Read More

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HAPPY Reading Guide

At turns funny and poetic, sunny and tragic, Happy is a daring feat of postmodern literature, a polyphonic novel about the urgent, lovely coping mechanisms created by generations of diasporic people. Download the free... Read More

SHACKLED Q&A WITH AUTHOR CANDY J. COOPER

Shackled: A Tale of Wronged Kids, Rogue Judges, and a Town that Looked Away is the explosive story of the Kids for Cash scandal in Pennsylvania, a judicial justice miscarriage... Read More

6 Books for the Folklore & Fairytale Fans

March 17 – 23 marks Folktales & Fables week! Here are six recommendations for the fantasy-loving young readers in your life. Folklore-Inspired Graphic Novels Also available in Spanish! ON SALE... Read More

TRUE COLORS Q&A

True Colors is a new and spellbinding middle grade novel about a girl whose emotions manifest in a colorful haze. Kirkus Reviews calls the book “(I)ntriguing… an absorbing treatise on... Read More

YOU MAKE ME SNEEZE! Q&A

Meet the creators of You Make Me Sneeze, the second book featuring dynamic duo, Cat and Duck! In this Q&A, author Sharon G. Flake and illustrator Anna Raff answer questions... Read More

A Mother-Daughter Valentine’s Day Book Club

An exclusive look at a very special book club event, hosted by Astra Books for Young Readers. Last week, we celebrated Valentine’s Day in the best possible way–with a mother-daughter book... Read More

Rhapsody in Blue 100th Anniversary Q&A

George Gershwin’s famous composition “Rhapsody in Blue” turns 100 years old on February 12, 2024! THE MUSIC IN GEORGE’S HEAD, a picture book by author Suzanne Slade and illustrated by... Read More

Congratulations to our 2024 ALA Award Winners!

Cross My Heart and Never Lie by Nora Dåsnes and translated by Matt Bagguley A 2023 New York Public Library Best Book In this delighful hand-lettered coming-of-age graphic diary, 12-year-old Tuva is starting... Read More

Gail Jarrow COVER REVEAL! SPIRIT SLEUTHS: How Magicians and Detectives Exposed the Ghost Hoaxes is coming this Fall.

Multi-award winning author Gail Jarrow’s newest YA nonfiction book will be released on September 10, 2024. Gail Jarrow’s books for young readers have been recognized as Winner of the Excellence... Read More

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