CRUSH contest!

CRUSH is almost here-and we’re hosting a special contest to celebrate its release! We’re asking contestants to draw themselves into the Berrybrook Middle School universe for a chance to win a signed copy of CRUSH.

The Instructions:

• Use the Berrybrook Middle School style sheet in this post as a reference to draw your character. We have a whole variety of characters to base your look off of!

• Draw how you think you’d look if you were in the Berrybrook Middle School books. Get creative! Use pencil, pen, paint-just make sure you have parental supervision, if you’re under the age of 13.

• By November 12, post your drawing on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram and tag @jyforkids or email us at jyforkidspublicity@yenpress.com so we see your submission.

• We’ll announce the lucky winner by Nov. 16!

Need some inspiration? Check out this cool speed drawing video of Jorge and Jasmine by Svetlana Chmakova herself!

Draw away! We look forward to seeing your beautiful artwork.

Little Witch Academia Preview!

Get ready for the upcoming release of Little Witch Academia, Vol. 2 with this refresher preview of the first volume, located on our extras page!

Berrybrook Middle School series trailer!

Discover the world of the Berrybrook Middle School series with our official book trailer!

CRUSH wallpapers!

Check out our extras page for cute CRUSH desktop and mobile wallpapers!



Hello everyone!

Welcome to the official JY’s website launch! Established in the fall of 2017, JY focuses on middle grade graphic novels, publishing about 12 books per year. Breaking out with the phenomenal success of AWKWARD and BRAVE by Svetlana Chmakova, we are excited to welcome CRUSH, the next installment in the Berrybrook Middle School series, on October 30.

In addition to this new launch, we are announcing to the world that our JY for KIDS social media handles are now up and running! Staying up to date on our latest and greatest middle grade reads will be as easy as following our new JY Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter pages, or signing up to our newsletter below with daily updates of our other exciting initiatives.

We look forward to sharing this exciting new chapter of JY and Yen Press with you. Thank you for your support, and happy reading!

Kurt Hassler and JuYoun Lee