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Books to Read for Black History Month

Evicted! The Struggle for the Right to Vote by Alice Faye Duncan, illustrated by Charly Palmer – With a story told through the eyes of a child, this critical civil rights book for middle-graders examines Tennessee’s Fayette County Tent City Movement in the late 1950s and reveals what is possible when people unite and fight... Read More

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Seven Important Books to Help Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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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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

Halloween Books for Kids

Scary Good Halloween Picture Books

Being scared can be so much fun when you're snuggled up safe and warm with a good book! Here are some of our picks for the best Halloween... Read More

Hispanic Heritage Month Collection

Hispanic Heritage Picture Book Collection

In the U.S., National Hispanic American Heritage Month runs from September 15 to October 15th. This is a time for recognizing and honoring the cultures and contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans. Read More

Back To School Poetry Collection

Back to School Poetry Books

As your school-age learners jump back into the school year, help make the transition smoother and more fun with poetry! Read More

17 Books to Celebrate Earth Day

17 Books to Celebrate Earth Day

From the tiniest bug that crawls on the earth, to the great minds who strive to learn and protect it, these books celebrate our big, round world. Earth Day is the perfect opportunity to learn... Read More

16 Poetry Books for Children! National Poetry Month

16 Poetry Books for Children! National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month, and we’re so proud to share these 16 poetry books for children. There’s a poem in each collection for every reader... Read More

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