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TOON Books joins Astra Publishing House

Before Dolly Parton became the famous singer we know today, she was simply a little girl with a big voice. We're celebrating Dolly with... Read More

Five Dolly Parton Facts You May Not Know

Before Dolly Parton became the famous singer we know today, she was simply a little girl with a big voice. We're celebrating Dolly with... Read More

Black History Month collection

Books to Read for Black History Month

Celebrate Black achievement, innovation, and history during Black History Month! Our collection of picture books bring alive the stories of little-known Black heroes who have fought for justice, made new... Read More

martin luther king jr day

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

Kwanzaa Black Joy and Empowerment

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

Astra House 2021 Book Recommendations

What We’re Reading: Astra House 2021 Book Recommendations

Book recommendations from book lovers, for book lovers. See what the Astra House team loved reading this year... Read More

Astra Publishing House Announces Winners of Two Children’s Book Publishing Contests

Astra Publishing House is pleased to announce the winners of two children’s book publishing contests: The Astra International Picture Book Writing Contest and the Golden Pinwheel Astra Award. Read More

Best books to give 2021

Astra House Gift Guide

When you give a book as a gift, you’re giving a new perspective, an adventure, an invitation to visit new worlds! Astra House has a great gift book for every... Read More

Discover the World: Books in Translation

Reading literature in translation allows us to encounter and learn from stories from anywhere in the world without having to leave... Read More

Explore Astra House’s Upcoming Nonfiction

Astra House is starting 2022 off strong with the release of three new nonfiction books, all of which are expected to hit shelves in January... Read More

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