Nancy Paulsen Books



Nancy Paulsen Books launched its first hardcover list in Fall 2011. The imprint publishes approximately thirty books a year and focuses on picture books that are eye-opening and empowering, and fiction from diverse and distinct voices, especially stories that are inventive and emotionally satisfying.

Recent picture books include the New York Times bestsellers I Am Every Good Thing by Derrick Barnes and Gordon James, The Day You Begin by Jacqueline Woodson and Rafael López, and Caldecott Honor winner Wonder Walkers by Micha Archer. Fiction includes National Book Award winner Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson, Printz Honor winner Starfish by Lisa Fipps, Walter Award winner The
Bridge Home
by Padma Venkatraman, and New York Times bestsellers Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt, Thirst by Varsha Bajaj, and Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed.

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