Zando Young Readers

Our young readers are dynamic, endlessly inventive, and vibrantly diverse. At Zando Young Readers, we’re committed to meeting our readers where they are, with the stories that they have been searching for.

- Tiffany Liao, Executive Editor

Book Collection

I Am Okay to Feel

An empowering picture book that invites us to explore and embrace our emotions perfect for readers of any age.

A Tall Dark Trouble

A YA contemporary fantasy about three generations of Cuban brujas navigating love, magic, and murder, split between present-day Miami and 1980s Cuba under Castro’s regime.

About

Zando Young Readers publishes books that are timely and timeless, that speak to the current moment yet have a lasting impact. Our mission is to discover and amplify perspectives that reflect the fullness of who our young readers are, and who they can become.

I Am Okay to Feel

Karamo Brown and Jason "Rachel" Brown with illustrations by Diobelle Cerna

An empowering picture book that invites us to explore and embrace our emotions. 

Queen Among the Dead

Lesley Livingston

A stunning Celtic YA fantasy adventure set in the ancient kingdom of Eire, inspired by the legend of the first true queen of Ireland.

A Tall Dark Trouble

Vanessa Montalban

A YA contemporary fantasy about three generations of Cuban brujas navigating love, magic, and murder, split between present-day Miami and 1980s Cuba under Castro’s regime.

Throwback

Maurene Goo

Back to the Future meets The Joy Luck Club in this YA contemporary romance about a Korean American girl sent back to the ’90s to (reluctantly) help her teenage mom win Homecoming Queen.