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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Balzer and Bray

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

Part of - HarperCollins > HarperCollins Children's Books > Balzer and Bray

Location - Edinburgh, GB

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

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

💥 Hit titles

The Hate U Give

Angie Thomas

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda

Becky Albertalli

Dumplin'

Julie Murphy

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

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

Part of - Hachette > Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Location - New York City, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature

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

💥 Hit titles

The Queen of Nothing

Holly Black

Dear Evan Hansen

Val Emmich et al

Think Big, Little One

Vashti Harrison

Tanglewood Books

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

Location - Indianapolis, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature

Submission format - Manuscript entries & queries - Submit here

Website - http://www.tanglewoodbooks.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

The Kissing Hand

Audrey Penn

Ashfall

Mike Mullin

Surviving the Angel of Death

Eva Mozes Kor & Lisa Rojany Buccieri

Fledgling Press

Literary Fiction, Historical Fiction, Middle Grade, Young Adult, Horror, Mystery & Crime, Romance, Women's Fiction, Action & Adventure, Thriller & Suspense, Fiction, Short Story, Children's

Location - Edinburgh, GB

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Queries - Submit here

Website - https://www.fledglingpress.co.uk/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Whirligig

Andrew James Greig

When We Get To The Island

Alex Nye

Board

David C. Flanagan

Heritage House

Art, Photography, Biographies & Memoirs, History, Middle Grade, Young Adult, Math & Science, Travel, Sports & Outdoors, True Crime, Humor, Nonfiction, Children's

Part of - Heritage Group > Heritage House

Location - Vancouver, CA

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://www.heritagehouse.ca/

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Railways Nation: Tales of Canadian Pacific

David Laurence Jones

Scallywag on the Salish Sea

Sara Cassidy

Wagon Road North

Art Downs

Second Story Press

Picture Book, Middle Grade, Young Adult, History, Politics, Biographies & Memoirs, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction, Feminism, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, Jewish Literature, Health & Wellbeing, Diverse Literature, LGBTQ+, BIPOC, Children's, Fiction, Nonfiction

Location - Toronto, CA

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, LGBTQ, BIPOC

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://secondstorypress.ca/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

The Birds That Stay

Ann Lambert

The Butterfly Effect

Eve Zaremba

The Abortion Caravan

Karin Wells

Brown Girl Books

African-American, Romance, Women's Fiction, Picture Book, Middle Grade, Young Adult, BIPOC, Diverse Literature, Fiction, Children's

Location - New York City, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - BIPOC, Diverse Literature

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

☑️ Indie publisher

💥 Hit titles

The Perfect Find

Tia Williams

Sister Surrogate

LaChelle Weaver

The Other Twin

Karen Roberts Turner

Hachette Australia

Literary Fiction, Young Adult, Middle Grade, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Romance, Education & Reference, Biographies & Memoirs, Horror, Action & Adventure, Self-Help, Historical Fiction, Sports & Outdoors, Mystery & Crime, History, Business, Travel, Women's Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Architecture, Art, Cookbook, Humor, Fiction, Nonfiction, Children's, Poetry, Short Story

Location - Sydney, AU

Size - Largest

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Website - https://www.hachette.com.au/

💥 Hit titles

Sooley

John Grisham

The Night Train

Clyde Edgerton

The Warsaw Orphan

Kelly Rimmer

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