We are committed to creating award-winning, high-quality fiction and nonfiction books for children of all ages. We emphasize exceptional writing, research, artistry, and innovative approaches to storytelling. We publish books that inspire compassion, open-mindedness, and the joy of discovery.
Astra Young Readers incorporates the Boyds Mills Press backlist, which is distinguished by its wide range of titles that explore STEAM subjects, particularly in the area of science; stories of emotional growth and the turning points in children’s lives; and works that celebrate identity and culture. Our mission is to build on this strong foundation and to create books that will be tomorrow’s classics.
The ABFYR marketing team runs librarians through a selection of Fall 2023 titles 1. Addie and the Acrobats Addie must choose fame or friendship in this delightfully off-beat picture book... Read More
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
Money may not be able to buy happiness, but it can buy snacks! Recently renamed to "National Financial Capability Month," this economy-based observance is recognized each year in April to raise awareness about smart money management skills and financial literacy. Read More