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Celebrating BIPOC Voices in YA!

Check out some wonderful stories by BIPOC authors below, including new titles and bookseller favorites! This list focuses on books for readers ages 13 & up.

BIPOC is the acronym for an inclusive term used to describe "Black, Indigenous, People of Color." It acknowledges the individual experiences, identities, and histories of Black and Indigenous People that the more general "people of color" term did not. 

This list will be updated regularly, come back and explore more great recommendations! This page was updated Oct. 15, 2020.


 

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Dear Justyce Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781984829665
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - September 29th, 2020

Apple: (Skin to the Core) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781646140138
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Published: Levine Querido - October 6th, 2020

How It All Blew Up Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593202876
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 22nd, 2020

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Miss Meteor Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062869913
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Published: HarperTeen - September 22nd, 2020

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Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781626722590
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Published: First Second - May 7th, 2019

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Pet Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525647072
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Published: Make Me a World - September 10th, 2019

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Dread Nation Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062570611
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Published: Balzer + Bray - June 4th, 2019

Hearts Unbroken Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781536213133
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Published: Candlewick - April 14th, 2020

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Elatsoe Cover Image
By Darcie Little Badger, Rovina Cai (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781646140053
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Published: Levine Querido - August 25th, 2020

Warcross Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780399547973
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Published: Speak - June 26th, 2018

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Punching the Air Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062996480
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Published: Balzer + Bray - September 1st, 2020

Wild Beauty: A Novel Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781250180735
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Published: Square Fish - October 9th, 2018

Beasts Made of Night Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780448493916
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Published: Razorbill - September 4th, 2018

A Very Large Expanse of Sea Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062866578
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Published: HarperCollins - October 8th, 2019

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To All the Boys I've Loved Before Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781534438378
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - July 10th, 2018

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Not So Pure and Simple Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062349194
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Published: Quill Tree Books - January 21st, 2020

All the Things We Never Knew Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062656919
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Published: Greenwillow Books - June 9th, 2020

Long Way Down Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781481438261
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - April 2nd, 2019

On the Come Up Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062498564
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Published: Balzer + Bray - February 5th, 2019

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Cemetery Boys Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250250469
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Published: Swoon Reads - September 1st, 2020

Running Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780358124351
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Published: Clarion Books - July 14th, 2020

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A Phoenix First Must Burn: Sixteen Stories of Black Girl Magic, Resistance, and Hope Cover Image
By Patrice Caldwell (Editor)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781984835659
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - March 10th, 2020

The Astonishing Color of After Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780316464017
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 19th, 2019

Frankly in Love Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781984812223
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Published: Penguin Books - September 1st, 2020

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Love, Hate and Other Filters Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781616959999
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Published: Soho Teen - January 8th, 2019

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The Downstairs Girl Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524740955
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - August 13th, 2019

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A Blade So Black (The Nightmare-Verse #1) Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781250211668
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Published: Square Fish - September 24th, 2019