Celebrating Black Voices in YA

In celebrating Black voices, we invite you to explore a diversity of Black stories, from romance and sci-fi/fantasy to our favorite comic book heroes and amazing retellings of old classics. Here are some of our booksellers' and Teen Press Corps favorites, below. 

Looking for book recommendations for younger readers? Visit our BookKids page here


 

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

A Dream So Dark (The Nightmare-Verse #2) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250153920
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Published: Imprint - September 24th, 2019

SLAY Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534445420
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon Pulse - September 24th, 2019

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Odd One Out Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781101939567
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ember - September 17th, 2019

Miles Morales: Spider-Man (A Marvel YA Novel) Cover Image
By Jason Reynolds, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781484788509
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Marvel Press - October 2nd, 2018

Fresh Ink: An Anthology Cover Image
By Lamar Giles (Editor)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781524766313
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ember - July 30th, 2019

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

With the Fire on High Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062662835
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Quill Tree Books - May 7th, 2019

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Dread Nation Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062570611
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Balzer + Bray - June 4th, 2019

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Pet Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525647072
Availability: Backordered. Place an order and we will let you know when to expect your book.
Published: Make Me a World - September 10th, 2019

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

The Belles Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781484732519
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Freeform - February 5th, 2019

Opposite of Always Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062748379
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Katherine Tegen Books - March 5th, 2019

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Pride Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062564054
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Balzer + Bray - December 17th, 2019

A Song Below Water: A Novel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250315328
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tor Teen - June 2nd, 2020

All Boys Aren't Blue: A Memoir-Manifesto Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780374312718
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 2-5 Days
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - April 28th, 2020

You Should See Me in a Crown Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338503265
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Press - June 2nd, 2020

Agnes at the End of the World Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316487337
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - June 9th, 2020

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Calling My Name Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062656872
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Greenwillow Books - September 4th, 2018

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

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The Black Flamingo Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062990297
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Published: Balzer + Bray - May 26th, 2020

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Dear Haiti, Love Alaine Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781335777096
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Inkyard Press - September 3rd, 2019

Watch Us Rise Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781547603114
Availability: Backordered. Place an order and we will let you know when to expect your book.
Published: Bloomsbury YA - February 11th, 2020

Felix Ever After Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062820259
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Balzer + Bray - May 5th, 2020

Who Put This Song On? Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780525707516
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 2-5 Days
Published: Delacorte Press - September 24th, 2019

I Am Alfonso Jones Cover Image
By Tony Medina, John Jennings (Illustrator), Stacey Robinson (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781620142639
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tu Books - October 10th, 2017

The Revolution of Birdie Randolph Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316448567
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - August 20th, 2019

Little & Lion Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780316349017
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - July 3rd, 2018

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Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orisha #1) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250170972
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - March 6th, 2018

Quincredible Vol. 1: Quest to Be the Best! Cover Image
By Rodney Barnes, Selina Espiritu (Illustrator), Kelly Fitzpatrick (Colorist)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781549302824
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Oni Press - June 4th, 2019