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More Anti-racist Fiction for Young Adults
Odd One Out Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781101939567
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Published: Ember - September 17th, 2019

From the New York Times bestselling author of Dear Martin comes an honest and touching depiction of friendship, first love, and everything in between. Perfect for fans of Love, Simon and What If It's Us.


The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780374303235
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - October 17th, 2017

Dashka Slater's The 57 Bus, a riveting nonfiction book for teens about race, class, gender, crime, and punishment, tells the true story of an agender teen who was set on fire by another teen while riding a bus in Oakland, California.

A New York Times Bestseller


Light It Up Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250128898
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - October 22nd, 2019

Told in a series of vignettes from multiple viewpoints, Kekla Magoon's Light It Up is a powerful, layered story about injustice and strength—as well as an incredible follow-up to the highly acclaimed novel How It Went Down.

A girl walks home from school. She's tall for her age. She's wearing her winter coat. Her headphones are in. She's hurrying.


How It Went Down Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781250068231
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Published: Square Fish - December 15th, 2015

A Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book

When sixteen-year-old Tariq Johnson dies from two gunshot wounds, his community is thrown into an uproar. Tariq was black. The shooter, Jack Franklin, is white.

In the aftermath of Tariq's death, everyone has something to say, but no two accounts of the events line up. Day by day, new twists further obscure the truth.


The Stars and the Blackness Between Them Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525555483
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - September 17th, 2019

A Coretta Scott King Honor Book

Told in two distinct and irresistible voices, Junauda Petrus's bold and lyrical debut is the story of two black girls from very different backgrounds finding love and happiness in a world that seems determined to deny them both.


Rebels Like Us Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781335614001
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Published: Inkyard Press - May 28th, 2019

Inspired by true events.

Dropped into the middle of a conflict she can't ignore, one girl chooses to step up instead of stepping back.


The Boy in the Black Suit Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781442459502
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - January 6th, 2015

A 2016 Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book

Just when seventeen-year-old Matt thinks he can’t handle one more piece of terrible news, he meets a girl who’s dealt with a lot more—and who just might be able to clue him in on how to rise up when life keeps knocking him down—in this “vivid, satisfying, and ultimately upbeat tale of grief, redemption, and grace


Black Girl Unlimited: The Remarkable Story of a Teenage Wizard Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250309853
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - January 14th, 2020

A William C. Morris Award Finalist

"Brown has written a guidebook of survival and wonder."
The New York Times

"Just brilliant."—Kirkus Reviews


Take the Mic: Fictional Stories of Everyday Resistance Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338343700
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Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - October 1st, 2019

A young adult anthology featuring fictional stories of everyday resistance.

You might be the kind of person who stands up to online trolls.Or who marches to protest injustice.Perhaps you are #DisabledAndCute and dancing around your living room, alive and proud.Or perhaps you are the trans mentor that you wish you had when you were younger.Maybe you call out false allies, or stand up to


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Locomotion Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780142415528
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - January 7th, 2010

Finalist for the National Book Award


Peace, Locomotion Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780142415122
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - July 8th, 2010

The stunning companion to the National Book Award finalist--from a four-time Newbery Honor winning author


What Makes Us Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763697501
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Published: Candlewick - October 15th, 2019

A viral video reveals a teen’s dark family history, leaving him to reckon with his heritage, legacy, and identity in this fiery, conversation-starting novel.


Copper Sun Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781416953487
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - January 8th, 2008

A Time Best YA Book of All Time (2021)

In this “searing work of historical fiction” (Booklist), Coretta Scott King Award-winning author Sharon M. Draper tells the epic story of a young girl torn from her African village, sold into slavery, and stripped of everything she has ever known—except hope.

Amari's life was once perfect.


Edited by National Book Award finalist Ibi Zoboi, and featuring some of the most acclaimed bestselling Black authors writing for teens today—Black Enough is an essential collection of captivating stories about what it’s like to be young and Black in America. A selection of the Schomburg Center's Black Liberation Reading List.