International phenomenon Angie Thomas revisits Garden Heights seventeen years before the events of The Hate U Give in this searing and poignant exploration of Black boyhood and manhood.
From debut author Pamela Harris comes a timely, gripping teen novel about a boy who must take up the search for his sister when she goes missing from a neighborhood where black girls’ disappearances are too often overlooked. Perfect for fans of Jason Reynolds and Tiffany D. Jackson.
Jane the Virgin meets To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before in this charming debut romantic comedy filled with Black Girl Magic. Perfect for fans of Mary H. K. Choi and Nicola Yoon, with crossover appeal for readers of Jasmine Guillory and Talia Hibbert romances.
A novel-in-verse about a young girl coming-of-age and stepping out of the shadow of her former best friend. Perfect for readers of Elizabeth Acevedo and Nikki Grimes.
"Mahogany L. Browne's debut YA ia an absolute masterpiece. It will leave you breathless." -Elizabeth Acevedo, New York Times bestselling author of The Poet X
The stunning sequel to the #1 New York Times bestseller Dear Martin. Incarcerated teen Quan writes letters to Justyce about his experiences in the American juvenile justice system. Perfect for fans of Jason Reynolds and Angie Thomas.
Bethany C. Morrow's A Song Below Water is the story for today’s readers — a captivating modern fantasy about Back sirens, friendship, and self-discovery set against the challenges of today's racism and sexism.
In a society determined to keep her under lock and key, Tavia must hide her siren powers.
A Reese's Book Club YA Pick!
Liz Lighty has always believed she's too black, too poor, too awkward to shine in her small, rich, prom-obsessed midwestern town. But it's okay -- Liz has a plan that will get her out of Campbell, Indiana, forever: attend the uber-elite Pennington College, play in their world-famous orchestra, and become a doctor.
$18.99ISBN: 9780062990297Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: Balzer + Bray - May 26th, 2020
Stonewall Book Award Winner!
A fierce coming-of-age verse novel about identity and the power of drag, from acclaimed poet and performer Dean Atta. Perfect for fans of Elizabeth Acevedo, Jason Reynolds, and Kacen Callender.$10.99ISBN: 9781681191072Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: Bloomsbury YA - June 5th, 2018
Newbery Honor and Coretta Scott King Author Award Winner
New York Times bestseller
"Timely and timeless." --Jacqueline Woodson
"Important and deeply moving." --John Green
Acclaimed author Renee Watson offers a powerful story about a girl striving for success in a world that too often seems like it's trying to break her.$10.99ISBN: 9780062349200Availability: Usually Ships from Wholesaler in 1-5 DaysPublished: Quill Tree Books - October 27th, 2020
"Hysterical. I couldn’t put it down.” (Nic Stone) "I laughed, I gasped, I church grunted through every chapter." (Tiffany D. Jackson) "Heartfelt and hilarious on every page!" (Justin A. Reynolds)
4 starred reviews! * An Indie Next List Pick!$11.99ISBN: 9780062748386Availability: Usually Ships from Wholesaler in 1-5 DaysPublished: Katherine Tegen Books - April 7th, 2020
“One of the best love stories I’ve ever read.” —Angie Thomas, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Hate U Give$12.99ISBN: 9780062662811Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: Quill Tree Books - April 7th, 2020
Winner of the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature, the Michael L. Printz Award, and the Pura Belpré Award!$10.99ISBN: 9780062840332Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: Katherine Tegen Books - May 19th, 2020
In this striking new novel by the critically acclaimed author of Allegedly and Monday’s Not Coming, Tiffany D. Jackson tells the story of three Brooklyn teens who plot to turn their murdered friend into a major rap star by pretending he's still alive.$10.99ISBN: 9781335910028Availability: Usually Ships from Wholesaler in 1-5 DaysPublished: Inkyard Press - December 1st, 2020
"I couldn't put Dear Haiti, Love Alaine down " --New York Times bestselling author Jasmine Guillory"An enchanting and engrossing novel full of wit and laughter." --Edwidge Danticat, author of Breath, Eyes, Memory "Remarkable, funny, and whip-smart." --Ibi Zoboi, author of American Street, National Book Award finalist$10.99ISBN: 9781984829986Availability: Usually Ships from Wholesaler in 1-5 DaysPublished: Ember - December 1st, 2020
"An unflinchingly honest, eye-opening, heartful story that's sure to keep readers talking." --Angie Thomas, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Hate U Give and On the Come Up$11.99ISBN: 9781481438261Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - April 2nd, 2019
“An intense snapshot of the chain reaction caused by pulling a trigger.” —Booklist (starred review)
“Astonishing.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
“A tour de force.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)
A Newbery Honor Book
A Coretta Scott King Honor Book
A Printz Honor Book
A$10.99ISBN: 9780062422682Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: Katherine Tegen Books - April 23rd, 2019
"Jackson’s characters and their heart-wrenching story linger long after the final page, urging readers to advocate for those who are disenfranchised and forgotten by society and the system." (Publishers Weekly, "An Anti-Racist Children's and YA Reading List")$10.99ISBN: 9780064407311Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: Amistad - March 5th, 2019
This New York Times bestselling novel from acclaimed author Walter Dean Myers tells the story of Steve Harmon, a teenage boy in juvenile detention and on trial. Presented as a screenplay of Steve's own imagination, and peppered with journal entries, the book shows how one single decision can change our whole lives.$19.99ISBN: 9781629798813Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: Wordsong - October 8th, 2019
A Michael L. Printz Honor Book
A Robert F. Sibert Informational Honor Book
A Boston Globe/Horn Book Nonfiction Honor Book
Arnold Adoff Poetry Award for Teens
Six Starred Reviews -- ★Booklist ★BCCB ★The Horn Book ★Publishers Weekly ★School Library Connection ★Shelf Awareness$10.99ISBN: 9781442403437Availability: Usually Ships from Wholesaler in 1-5 DaysPublished: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - January 5th, 2010
This little thing with the perfect face and hands doing nothing but counting on me. And me wanting nothing else but to run crying into my own mom's room and have her do the whole thing.
It's not going to happen....
Bobby is your classic urban teenaged boy -- impulsive, eager, restless.$11.99ISBN: 9780451481696Availability: Usually Ships from Wholesaler in 1-5 DaysPublished: Razorbill - September 8th, 2020
Two sisters are torn apart by war and must fight their way back to each other in a futuristic, Black Panther-inspired Nigeria.
The year is 2172. Climate change and nuclear disasters have rendered much of earth unlivable. Only the lucky ones have escaped to space colonies in the sky.$10.99ISBN: 9780062698735Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: Balzer + Bray - January 7th, 2020
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.$9.99ISBN: 9780525555490Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: Penguin Books - June 23rd, 2020
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.$17.99ISBN: 9781302906504Availability: Usually Ships from Wholesaler in 1-5 DaysPublished: Marvel - June 27th, 2017The world building of Wakanda continues in a love story where tenderness is matched only by brutality! You know them now as the Midnight Angels, but in this story they are just Ayo and Aneka, young women recruited to become Dora Milaje, an elite task force trained to protect the crown of Wakanda at all costs. Their first assignment will be to protect Queen Shuri...$17.99ISBN: 9781302900052Availability: Usually Ships from Wholesaler in 1-5 DaysPublished: Marvel - July 5th, 2016LUNELLA LAFAYETTE is a preteen super genius who wants to change the world-but learned the hard way that it takes MORE than just big brains. Fearful of the monstrous INHUMAN genes inside her, life is turned upside down when a savage, red-scaled tyrant is teleported from prehistoric past to a far-flung future we call TODAY.$9.99ISBN: 9780062570611Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: Balzer + Bray - June 4th, 2019
New York Times bestseller; 6 starred reviews!
At once provocative, terrifying, and darkly subversive, Dread Nation is Justina Ireland's stunning vision of an America both foreign and familiar—a country on the brink, at the explosive crossroads where race, humanity, and survival meet.