Best Young Adult Book Publishing Companies

A comprehensive directory of the best publishers in 2022, vetted by the team at Reedsy. Filter for top publishers by genre, location, and more!

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Rosen Publishing

African-American, Education & Reference, Young Adult, Middle Grade, Picture Book, Politics, History, Sports & Outdoors, Math & Science, Biographies & Memoirs, Law, Diverse Literature, BIPOC, Nonfiction, Children's

Location - New York City, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, BIPOC

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://www.rosenpublishing.com/

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💥 Hit titles

Climate Change

Char Light

Will the Word Eater

Roger Rosen

The Geography of South Asia

Rachael Morlock

Literary Wanderlust

LGBTQ+, Romance, Women's Fiction, Young Adult, Fantasy, Fiction

Location - Denver, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://www.literarywanderlust.com/

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The Mermaid Broker

Sue Hinkin

States of Grace

Mandy Miller

Heat Index

Deborah Kelly

Persea Books

Young Adult, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Politics, Feminism, LGBTQ+, Literary Fiction, Diverse Literature, BIPOC, Children's, Fiction, Nonfiction, Short Story, Poetry, Novella

Location - New York City, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, BIPOC

Submission format - Queries - Submit here

Website - https://www.perseabooks.com/

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💥 Hit titles

Town Crier

Sarah Matthes

Gateway to Paradise

Matthew Vollmer

Dispatch Poems

Cam Awkward-Rich

Holiday House

Picture Book, Middle Grade, Young Adult, Children's

Part of - Trustbridge Global Media > Holiday House

Location - New York City, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://holidayhouse.com/

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💥 Hit titles

¡Baila, baila, baila!

Ethan Long

Big Cat

Ethan Long

Come Back, Ben

Ann Hassett & John Hassett

Eerdmans Books for Young Readers

Picture Book, Middle Grade, Young Adult, Christian, Children's

Part of - Eerdmans Publishing > Eerdmans Books for Young Readers

Location - Detroit, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://www.eerdmans.com/youngreaders/

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💥 Hit titles

The Story of Bodri

Hédi Fried

A Different Story

Adolfo Serra

Snowmen Live Forever

Thierry Dedieu

Bywater Books

LGBTQ+, Romance, Young Adult, Women's Fiction, Action & Adventure, Historical Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Humor, Biographies & Memoirs, Science Fiction, Diverse Literature, BIPOC, Fiction, Nonfiction

Location - Detroit, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, BIPOC

Submission format - Manuscript entries & book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://www.bywaterbooks.com/

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💥 Hit titles

96 Hours

Georgia Beers

Beowulf for Cretins

Ann McMan

Compass Rose

Anna Burke

Annick Press

Picture Book, Middle Grade, Young Adult, Education & Reference, Diverse Literature, LGBTQ+, BIPOC, Children's

Location - Toronto, CA

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, LGBTQ, BIPOC

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://www.annickpress.com/

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💥 Hit titles

Yara's Spring

Jamal Saeed & Sharon E. McKay

Salma the Syrian Chef

Danny Ramadan

The Ghost Collector

Allison Mills

Red Deer Press

Picture Book, Middle Grade, Young Adult, History, Humor, Science Fiction, Math & Science, Environmental, Diverse Literature, BIPOC, Children's, Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry

Part of - Fitzhenry & Whiteside > Red Deer Press

Location - Toronto, CA

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, BIPOC

Submission format - Queries & manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://www.reddeerpress.com/

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💥 Hit titles

The Boy Asked the Wind

Barbara Nickel

The Pact

Amanda West Lewis

Rainbow Crow

David Bouchard & David Jean

Tachyon Publications

Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery & Crime, Biographies & Memoirs, Young Adult, Literary Fiction, Fiction, Short Story, Children's, Novella

Location - San Francisco, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Website - https://tachyonpublications.com/

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💥 Hit titles

The Midnight Circus

Jane Yolen

The Emperor's Soul

Brandon Sanderson

The Freeze-Frame Revolution

Peter Watts

Black & White Publishing

Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, Romance, Women's Fiction, Young Adult, Biographies & Memoirs, Humor, Sports & Outdoors, True Crime, Picture Book, Middle Grade, Fiction, Nonfiction, Children's

Location - Edinburgh, GB

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://blackandwhitepublishing.com/

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💥 Hit titles

Becoming Mila

Estelle Maskame

Summer Bird Blue

Akemi Dawn Bowman

Bride Squad Runaway

Caroline Grace-Cassidy & Lisa Carey

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