Children's Books
Quirky Nonfiction books from Astra Books for Young Readers

Explore a wonder-filled house, a museum of nothing, and more in Astra’s fantastic fall collection

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

17 Books to Celebrate Earth Day

10 Picture Books & Comics 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

Poetry Collections with Elementary Energy

6 Poetry Picture Books with Elementary Energy

Perfect for elementary school age readers... readers of all ages will enjoy the whimsical artwork and rhymes. Wordsong, an imprint of Astra Books for Young Readers, has picture books for kids at every age & every stage! Read More

Poetry for Preschool & Kindergarten

4 Perfect Poetry Picture Books for Preschool & Kindergarten!

These picture books are perfect for independent reading or classroom and storytime read-alouds. Wordsong, an imprint of Astra Books for Young Readers, has picture books for kids at every age & every stage! Read More

A Party at Ramadan

6 Picture Books to Celebrate Ramadan and Eid

In these picture books, young readers can learn about Eid and Ramadan, religious holidays celebrated by Muslim families every year... Read More

Easter basket

Build an Easter Basket Your Toddler Will Love (and You’ll Feel Great About) in 30 Minutes or Less

Skip all the plastic and junk this year and help the Easter Bunny out by building a basket your kids will love and you'll feel great about. Read More

A Q&A with Dan Bernstrom on Black History Month

How does Dan Bernstrom, father of five and author of A BEAR, A BEE, A HONEY TREE, celebrate Black History Month? Read More

9 Women in the Spotlight

Dream big with this collection of titles showcasing remarkable women who went on to have extraordinary careers and accomplishments—even when it seemed like the odds were stacked against them. Read More

7 Women Who Invent & Innovate

Celebrate the achievement and innovation of female inventors with this collection of books perfect for Women's History Month and beyond. Read More

10 Books to Read for Presidents’ Day

From historical facts about our nation’s presidents to fun election stories, the books in this collection will educate and entertain young readers. Read More