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 – September 26, 2021. One title has been omitted due to its problematic themes.


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