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Advice for Young Creatives from Award-winning Children’s Book Creators

In honor of Black History Month, we asked some of our most prolific and talented authors and illustrators what their advice is for people who want to break into the book publishing business. Read More

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8 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

18 Biographies, Picture Books & Graphic Novels for Kids that are Perfect for Black History Month

Celebrate Black achievement, innovation, and history during Black History Month! Our collection of picture books bring alive the stories... Read More


Virtual Booth: ABFYR at LibLearnX 2023 Conference

What is the tallest building in the world? The library, because it has the most stories! This year, the American Library Association (ALA) is meeting in New Orleans to talk... Read More

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Book Trailer Tuesday Spotlight: YOU ARE MY PRIDE

This week’s featured book trailer is the video that showcases You Are My Pride: A Love Letter from Your Motherland. This book is perfect for a school or homeschool classroom... Read More

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Introducing Minerva & Debut Picture Book from Showtime Comedian Jesús Trejo

New York, NY (Tuesday, January 24, 2023): Mexican American comedian Jesús Trejo, actor on the Netflix series Mr. Iglesias, star of the Showtime comedy Stay At Home Son, host of... Read More

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Navah Wolfe to Join DAW Books at Astra Publishing House

DAW Books, an imprint of Astra Publishing House, is pleased to welcome Navah Wolfe to the team as Executive Editor. Navah Wolfe is a two-time Hugo Award-winning editor with over... Read More

Valentine's Day Collection of Picture Books 2023

Giggly Gifts for Valentine’s Day

Share the love with these special reads! Read More

This Little-known German Aviator Inspired the Wright Brothers

The Flying Man author Mike Downs chats about The World's First Pilot... Read More

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7 Important Books That Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement

This collection of titles from Astra Books for Young Readers will help kids understand Martin Luther King Jr., an impactful figure... Read More