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Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter Reading List

Fiction & nonfiction books written by Black authors about Black teens & Black history

FICTION

The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo – Y Fic ACE / Overdrive ebook / Hoopla ebook & audiobook

Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America edited by Ibi Zoboi – Y Fic BLA / Overdrive ebook

Tyler Johnson Was Here by Jay Coles – Y Fic COL

Tiffany Sly Lives Here Now by Dana L. Davis / Overdrive ebook / Hoopla ebook & audiobook

Let Me Hear a Rhyme by Tiffany Jackson – Y Fic JAC / Overdrive ebook / Hoopla ebook & audiobook

Monday’s Not Coming by Tiffany Jackson – Y Fic JAC / Overdrive ebook / Hoopla ebook & audiobook

I’m Not Dying With You Tonight by Kimberly Jones & Gilly Segal / Overdrive ebook & audiobook / Hoopla ebook

How It Went Down by Kekla Magoon – Y Fic MAG

Light It Up by Kekla Magoon – Y Fic MAG / Overdrive ebook

I Am Alfonso Jones by Tony Medina – Y 741.5 MED

SLAY by Brittney Morris – Y Fic MOR / Overdrive ebook

Monster by Walter Dean Myers – Y Fic MYE / Overdrive ebook & audiobook / Hoopla ebook

Shadowshaper by Daniel Jose Older – Y Fic OLD / Hoopla audiobook

Anger is a Gift by Mark Oshiro – Y Fic OSH / Overdrive audiobook / Hoopla audiobook

A Phoenix First Must Burn edited by Patrice Caldwell / Hoopla audiobook

All American Boys by Jason Reynolds & Brendan Kiely – Y Fic REY / Overdrive ebook & audiobook

Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds – Y Fic REY / Overdrive ebook & audiobook

After the Shot Drops by Randy Ribay – Y Fic RIB / Overdrive ebook

Dear Martin by Nic Stone – Y Fic STO / Overdrive ebook & audiobook

Jackpot by Nic Stone – Y Fic STO / Overdrive ebook & audiobook

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas – Y Fic THO / Overdrive ebook & audiobook / Hoopla ebook & audiobook

On the Come Up by Angie Thomas – Y Fic THO / Overdrive ebook & audiobook / Hoopla audiobook

Piecing Me Together by Renee Watson – Y Fic WAT / Overdrive ebook

NONFICTION

All Boys Aren’t Blue by George M. Johnson / Hoopla audiobook

Between the World & Me by Ta-nehisi Coates – Y 305.896 COA / Overdrive ebook & audiobook

How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi – 305.896 KEN / Overdrive ebook & audiobook

Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson – Y 353.48 STE (YA adaptation) & 353.48 STE (original) / Overdrive ebook (YA adaptation), ebook (original), & audiobook

March series by John Lewis and Andrew Aydin – Y 741.5 LEW / Overdrive ebook / Hoopla ebook

Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin by Sybrina Fulton & Tracy Martin – Y 305.896 FUL

So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo – 305.8 OLU / Overdrive ebook & audiobook / Hoopla audiobook

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, & You by Jason Reynolds & Ibram X. Kendi / Overdrive ebook

Things That Make White People Uncomfortable by Michael Bennett / Hoopla ebook

This Book is Anti-Racist by Tiffany Jewell / Overdrive ebook

We Are Not Yet Equal: Understanding Our Racial Divide by Carol Anderson, with Tonya Bolden – Y 305.896 AND

When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir by Patrisse Khan-Cullors & Asha Bandele – Y 305.896 KHA / Hoopla audiobook