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Youth Book List

A Song Below Water by Bethany C. Morrow

 

Afro-Bets Kids: I’m Gonna Be! by Wade Hudson

Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman and Caroline Binch

American Street by Ibi Zoboi

 

Black Brother, Black Brother by Jewell Parker Rhodes

Black Is a Rainbow Color by Angela Joy

Black like Kira, White like Me by Judith Vigna

Blended by Sharon M. Draper

 

Bright Eyes, Brown Skin by Carol Willis Hudson & Bernette G. Ford

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By Any Means Necessary by Cam Montgomery

 

Clean Getaway by Nic Stone

 

Clean Up! by Nathan Bryon & Dapo Adeola

Concrete Rose by Angie Thomas

Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut by Derrick Barnes

Dear Justyce by Nic Stone

Felix Ever After by Kacen Callendar

For Black Girls Like Me by Mariama J. Lockington

Grace for President by Kelly DiPucchio

 

Grandpa, Is Everything Black Bad? By Sandy Lynne Holman

Grown by Tiffany D. Jackson

 

Hair Love by Matthew Cherry & Vashti Harrison

Harbor Me by Jacqueline Woodson

 

How To Be Remy Cameron by Julian Winters

I Love My Hair! By Natasha Tarpley

I Am Enough by Grace Byers

Jamaica and the Substitute Teacher by Juanita Havill

Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Pena & Christian Robinson

 

Little Legends: Bold Women in Black History by Vashti Harrison

 

Little Legends: Exceptional Men in Black History by Vashti Harrison

 

Look Up! by Nathan Bryon & Dapo Adeola

My Hair is a Garden by Cozbi A. Cabrera

 

Nappy Hair by Carolivia Herron

Not So Pure and Simple by Lamar Giles

Colorful Book Spines

Opposite of Always by Justin A. Reynolds

Punching the Air by Ibi Zoboi and Yusef Salaam

Read for Me, Mama by Vashanti Rahaman

 

Saving Savannah by Tonya Bolden

Sosu’s Call by Meshack Asare

Sulwe by Lupita Nyong'o

The Color of Us by Karen Katz

The Old Truck by Jarrett Pumphrey

The Only Black Girls in Town by Brandy Colbert

The Sound of Stars by Alechia Dow

The Stars and The Blackness Between Them by Junauda Petrus

The Stars Beneath Our Feet by David Barclay Moore

The Sun is Also A Star by Nicola Yoon

The Trouble With Half a Moon by Danette Vigilante

Tyler Johnson Was Here by Jay Coles

Watch Us Rise by Renee Watson & Ellen Hagan

When You Were Everything by Ashley Woodfolk

Words by Heart by Ouida Sebestyn

You Should See Me In A Crown by Leah Johnson