This space serves as a listing of YA books written by Black authors that hit the NYT Bestsellers Children’s Series List.

This list is updated once a month.

This list is currently updated from June 8, 2008 – March 13, 2022. One title has been omitted due to its problematic themes though it has appeared on this list over 150 times.

SERIES

Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige

Genre: Fantasy

Debut: #6 on April 3, 2016

Highest Rank: #6

Initial Weeks Straight on The List: 1

Weeks on List: 2

April 2, 2017

April 3, 2016

The Nsibidi Scripts by Nnedi Okorafor

Genre: Africanjujuism

Debut: #1 on February 6, 2022

Highest Rank: #10

Initial Weeks Straight on The List: 1

Weeks on List: 1

February 6, 2022