If you are a Black author with a traditionally published young adult novel and you are missing from this list, please email melanininya@gmail.com.

Please note that release dates are subject to change.

March 8, 2022

Blood Scion by Deborah Falaye

Release Date TBD

Forgive Me Not by Jennifer Baker

Because Claudette by Tracey Baptiste, Illustrated by Tonya Engel

Bad Things Happen Here by Rebecca Barrow

The Vanquishers by Kalynn Bayron

How to Succeed in Witchcraft by Aislinn Brophy

The Chosen One by Echo Brown

Where Shadows Reign by Patrice Caldwell

Reclaim The Stars Edited by Zoraida Córdova

Wild Jasmine by Chris Clarkson

The Blackwoods by Brandy Colbert

The Kindred by Alechia Dow

Zyla & Kai by Kristina Forest

What About Katia? by Juliana Goodman

You Are More Than Magic: The Memo for Young Readers by Minda Harts

All Kingdoms Must Fall by Kosoko Jackson

Everything I Learned About Racism I Learned in School by Tiffany Jewell

Required Reading for the Disenfranchised Freshman by Kristen R. Lee

Model Minority by Louisa Onomé

You Truly Assumed by Laila Sabreen

Game On Edited by Laura Silverman

Turning by Joy L. Smith

Mirror Girls by Kelly McWilliams

Right Where I Left You by Julian Winters

Made by History: A Biography of Michelle and Barack Obama by Ashley Woodfolk