(written from a Production point of view)
Aladdin Paperbacks is one of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing's paperback imprints for readers ages four to twelve years old. Other children's imprints have included Wallaby, Archway Books, Wanderer Books, and Minstrel Books.
Under the Minstrel imprint, Pocket Books first produced a series of licensed, original Starfleet Academy and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine novels for young adults between 1993 and 1998. These series were released alongside the regular Pocket novels.