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About Algonquin Books for Young Readers

Algonquin Young Readers, an imprint of Algonquin Books, publishes books for children and teens in the Algonquin tradition of enduring quality and literary merit. From short illustrated novels for the youngest independent readers to timely and topical crossover young adult fiction, what ties our diverse books together is unforgettable characters, absorbing stories, and superior writing. Among our many award-winning and acclaimed titles is The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill, winner of the 2017 John Newbery Award for the year’s most distinguished contribution to literature for children.

Algonquin Young Readers: A well-read life begins here.