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

This page was updated September 15, 2020


 

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SLAY Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534445420
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Published: Simon Pulse - September 24th, 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

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

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Odd One Out Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781101939567
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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
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Published: Marvel Press - October 2nd, 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

Legendborn Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534441606
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - September 15th, 2020

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Raybearer Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419739828
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - August 18th, 2020

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

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Dread Nation Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062570611
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Published: Balzer + Bray - June 4th, 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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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: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 5-7 Days
Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - March 10th, 2020

The Belles Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781484732519
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Published: Freeform - February 5th, 2019

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

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Pride Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062564054
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Published: Balzer + Bray - December 17th, 2019

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

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

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Akata Witch Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780142420911
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Published: Speak - July 11th, 2017

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

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Grown Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062840356
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - September 15th, 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
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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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Felix Ever After Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062820259
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Published: Balzer + Bray - May 5th, 2020

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A Song of Wraiths and Ruin Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062891495
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Published: Balzer + Bray - June 2nd, 2020

Cinderella Is Dead Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781547603879
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - July 7th, 2020

This Is My America Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593118764
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - July 28th, 2020

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

Watch Us Rise Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781547603114
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - February 11th, 2020

Who Put This Song On? Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780525707516
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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
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Published: Tu Books - October 10th, 2017

The Revolution of Birdie Randolph Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780316448543
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - August 18th, 2020

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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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Check, Please! Book 1: # Hockey Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250177964
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Published: First Second - September 18th, 2018

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Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orisha #1) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250170972
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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
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Published: Oni Press - June 4th, 2019