Books by Black Authors and Illustrators

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Board Books

  • Lee, Spike. Please, Baby, Please BOARD L 

Picture Books

Picture Books for Older Children (ages 6-9)

Early Readers

  • Collier, Bryan. It’s Shoe Time! ER WILLEMS
  • Lyons, Kelly Starling. Ty's Travels: Beach Day ER LYONS

Middle Grade Fiction (ages 8-12)

  • Alexander, Kwame. The Crossover C ALEXANDER
  • Alston, B. B. Amari and the Night Brothers C ALSTON
  • Baptiste, Tracey. The Jumbies C BAPTISTE
  • Callender, Kacen. King and the Dragonflies C CALLENDER
  • Cline-Ransome, Lesa. Finding Langston C CLINE-RANSOME
  • Curtis, Christopher Paul. The Watsons Go to Birmingham C CURTIS
  • Davis, Tanita. Serena Says C DAVIS
  • Draper, Sharon. Blended C DRAPER
  • Giles, Chrystal. Take Back the Block C GILES
  • Giles, Lamar. The Last Last-Day-of-Summer C GILES
  • Johnson, Varian. The Parker Inheritance C JOHNSON
  • Lyons, Kelly Starling. Jada Jones: Rock Star ER LYONS
  • Magoon, Kekla. The Season of Styx Malone C MAGOON
  • Maldonado, Torrey. What Lane? C MALDONADO
  • Marks, Janae. From the Desk of Zoe Washington C MARKS
  • Mbalia, Kwame. Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky C MBALIA
  • Stone, Nic. Clean Getaway C STONE
  • Watson, Renee. Ways to Make Sunshine C WATSON
  • Williams-Garcia, Rita. One Crazy Summer C WILLIAMS-GARCIA

Graphic Novels