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BIPOC authors

BIPOC stands for Black, Indigenous and People of Color. Browse this list of kids/YA books by BIPOC writers to find your next read! 
Looking for books for adults? Check out this list.

This is not an exhaustive list. If we missed one of your favorites, or there's a book you think we should include, please feel free to email us.

(Want to buy these books from a Black-owned bookstore? FInd one near you here.)

 

10 Things I Hate about Pinky Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534416819
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - July 21st, 2020
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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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A Map to the Sun Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781250146670
Availability: Usually arrives at our store within 4-7 days
Published: First Second - August 4th, 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
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A Reaper at the Gates (An Ember in the Ashes #3) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780448494500
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Published: Razorbill - June 12th, 2018
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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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A Song of Wraiths and Ruin Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062891495
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Published: Balzer + Bray - June 2nd, 2020
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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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All Boys Aren't Blue: A Memoir-Manifesto Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780374312718
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - April 28th, 2020
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After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again) Cover Image
By Dan Santat, Dan Santat (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781626726826
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - October 3rd, 2017
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Akata Witch Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780142420911
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Published: Speak - July 11th, 2017
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Amal Unbound Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780399544699
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Published: Puffin Books - January 7th, 2020
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B is for Baby Cover Image
By Atinuke, Angela Brooksbank (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781536201666
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Published: Candlewick - March 12th, 2019
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Bilal Cooks Daal Cover Image
By Aisha Saeed, Anoosha Syed (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534418103
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Published: Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for You - June 4th, 2019
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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
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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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Chicken of the Sea Cover Image
By Viet Thanh Nguyen, Thi Bui (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781944211738
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Published: McSweeney's - November 26th, 2019
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Children of Virtue and Vengeance (Legacy of Orisha #2) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250170996
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - December 3rd, 2019
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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
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Cinderella Is Dead Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781547603879
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - July 7th, 2020
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City of Secrets Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780593114483
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - July 28th, 2020
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Clap When You Land Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062882769
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Published: Quill Tree Books - May 5th, 2020
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Class Act Cover Image
By Jerry Craft, Jerry Craft (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062885500
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Published: Quill Tree Books - October 6th, 2020
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Darius the Great Is Not Okay Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780525552970
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Published: Penguin Books - August 20th, 2019
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Dealing in Dreams Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781481472159
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 3rd, 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
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Don't Date Rosa Santos Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781368040860
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 14th, 2020
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Double Bass Blues Cover Image
By Andrea J. Loney, Rudy Gutierrez (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524718527
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - October 22nd, 2019
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Drawn Together Cover Image
By Minh Lê, Dan Santat (Illustrator), Dan Santat (Cover design or artwork by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781484767603
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - June 5th, 2018
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Each Tiny Spark Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780451479723
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Published: Kokila - August 6th, 2019
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Goldie Vance: The Hotel Whodunit Cover Image
By Lilliam Rivera, Elle Power (Illustrator), Hope Larson (Created by), Brittney Williams (Created by)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780316456647
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 17th, 2020
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Grown Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062840356
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - September 15th, 2020
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Hair Love Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525553366
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Published: Kokila - May 14th, 2019
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Hunted by the Sky (The Wrath of Ambar #1) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780374313098
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - June 23rd, 2020
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If You Come Softly: Twentieth Anniversary Edition Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525515487
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - March 6th, 2018
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Ikenga Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780593113523
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - August 18th, 2020
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I'll Be the One Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062936929
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - June 16th, 2020
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The Invincible Summer of Juniper Jones Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781989365168
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Published: Wattpad Books - June 16th, 2020
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Imagine Me (Shatter Me #6) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062676429
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Published: HarperCollins - March 31st, 2020
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Incendiary (Hollow Crown #1) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781368023801
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 28th, 2020
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Infinity Son (Infinity Cycle #1) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062457820
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Published: Quill Tree Books - January 14th, 2020
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Internment Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780316522700
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 17th, 2020
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It Began with a Page: How Gyo Fujikawa Drew the Way Cover Image
By Kyo Maclear, Julie Morstad (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062447623
Availability: Usually arrives at our store within 4-7 days
Published: HarperCollins - October 8th, 2019
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Juliet Takes a Breath Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593108178
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Published: Dial Books - September 17th, 2019
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Legendborn (The Legendborn Cycle) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534441606
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - September 15th, 2020
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Like a Love Story Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062839367
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Published: Balzer + Bray - June 4th, 2019
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Lobizona: A Novel (Wolves of No World #1) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250239129
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Published: Wednesday Books - August 4th, 2020
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Long Way Down Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781481438261
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - April 2nd, 2019
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Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks Cover Image
By Jason Reynolds, Alexander Nabaum (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481438285
Availability: Usually arrives at our store within 4-7 days
Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - October 8th, 2019
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Maya and the Rising Dark Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781328635181
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - September 22nd, 2020
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Mirage: A Novel (Mirage Series #1) Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781250126436
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Published: Flatiron Books - July 7th, 2020
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More Happy Than Not (Deluxe Edition) Cover Image
By Adam Silvera, Angie Thomas (Introduction by)
$10.99
ISBN: 9781641291941
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Published: Soho Teen - September 8th, 2020
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More Than Just a Pretty Face Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316492355
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - August 4th, 2020
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My Papi Has a Motorcycle Cover Image
By Isabel Quintero, Zeke Peña (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525553410
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Published: Kokila - May 14th, 2019
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Nocturna Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780062842749
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Published: Balzer + Bray - March 3rd, 2020
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On the Come Up Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062498564
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Published: Balzer + Bray - February 5th, 2019
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Paola Santiago and the River of Tears Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781368049177
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - August 4th, 2020
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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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Punching the Air Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062996480
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Published: Balzer + Bray - September 1st, 2020
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Raybearer Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419739828
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Published: Amulet Books - August 18th, 2020
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Rebel Sisters Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781984835062
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Published: Razorbill - November 17th, 2020
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Skyhunter (Skyhunter Duology #1) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250221681
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 29th, 2020
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Soñadores Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823442584
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Published: Neal Porter Books - September 4th, 2018
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Stand Up, Yumi Chung! Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780525554974
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Published: Kokila - March 17th, 2020
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Sulwe Cover Image
By Lupita Nyong'o, Vashti Harrison (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534425361
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - October 15th, 2019
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Super Fake Love Song Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781984812230
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - November 17th, 2020
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Tell Me How You Really Feel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250299482
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - June 11th, 2019
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Thank You, Omu! Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316431248
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 2nd, 2018
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The Black Kids Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534462724
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - August 4th, 2020
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The Crossover (The Crossover Series) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780544935204
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - March 5th, 2019
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The Day You Begin Cover Image
By Jacqueline Woodson, Rafael López (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399246531
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - August 28th, 2018
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The Everlasting Rose (The Belles series, Book 2) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781484728482
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - March 5th, 2019
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The Grief Keeper Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525514022
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - June 11th, 2019
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The Hate U Give Cover Image
By Angie Thomas, Nikki Giovanni (Foreword by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062498533
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Published: Balzer + Bray - February 28th, 2017
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The Kingdom of Back Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781524739010
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - March 3rd, 2020
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The Last Mirror on the Left (A Legendary Alston Boys Adventure) Cover Image
By Lamar Giles, Dapo Adeola (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780358129417
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Published: Versify - October 20th, 2020
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The Marrow Thieves Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781770864863
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Published: Dancing Cat Books - May 10th, 2017
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The New David Espinoza Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062489883
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Published: HarperTeen - February 11th, 2020
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The Only Black Girls in Town Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316456388
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 10th, 2020
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The Total Eclipse of Nestor Lopez Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780374313609
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - July 21st, 2020
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The Undefeated Cover Image
By Kwame Alexander, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328780966
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Published: Versify - April 2nd, 2019
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The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781328499219
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - September 4th, 2018
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The Voting Booth Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781368053297
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - July 7th, 2020
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The Way to Rio Luna Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338239546
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - June 2nd, 2020
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They Both Die at the End Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062457806
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Published: Quill Tree Books - December 18th, 2018
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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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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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Treasures of the Twelve Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062821300
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Published: HarperCollins - July 28th, 2020
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Unravel the Dusk (The Blood of Stars #2) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780525647027
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - July 7th, 2020
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We Are Not from Here Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781984812261
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Published: Philomel Books - May 19th, 2020
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We Set the Dark on Fire Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062691323
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - January 14th, 2020
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When Life Gives You Mangos Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780593173978
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Published: Delacorte Books for Young Readers - October 20th, 2020
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Where We Go From Here Cover Image
By Lucas Rocha, Larissa Helena (Translated by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338556247
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Published: PUSH - June 2nd, 2020
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Whose Knees Are These? Cover Image
By Jabari Asim, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316454292
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Published: LB Kids - March 5th, 2019
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Wildcard (Warcross #2) Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780399548000
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Published: Penguin Books - September 17th, 2019
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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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Woven in Moonlight Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781624148019
Availability: Backordered
Published: Page Street Kids - January 7th, 2020
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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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