Recommended African-American Children’s Books

Katherine Johnson: Ready-to-Read Level 3 (You Should Meet) By Thea Feldman, Alyssa Petersen (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Thea Feldman, Alyssa Petersen (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781534403406
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Published: Simon Spotlight - July 18th, 2017

Twins: A Graphic Novel (Twins #1) By Varian Johnson, Shannon Wright (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Varian Johnson, Shannon Wright (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338236132
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Published: Graphix - October 6th, 2020

Clean Getaway By Nic Stone Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781984893000
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Published: Yearling - January 5th, 2021

Isaiah Dunn Is My Hero By Kelly J. Baptist Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780593121399
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Published: Yearling - June 1st, 2021

A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story By Linda Sue Park Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780547577319
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Published: Clarion Books - October 4th, 2011

Brown Girl Dreaming By Jacqueline Woodson Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780147515827
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - October 11th, 2016

New Kid By Jerry Craft, Jerry Craft (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jerry Craft, Jerry Craft (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062691194
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Published: Quill Tree Books - February 5th, 2019

Swim Team By Johnnie Christmas, Johnnie Christmas (Illustrator) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780063056763
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Published: HarperAlley - May 17th, 2022

One Crazy Summer By Rita Williams-Garcia Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780060760908
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Published: Quill Tree Books - December 27th, 2011

The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963 By Christopher Paul Curtis Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780440414124
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Published: Yearling - September 8th, 1997

Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre By Carole Boston Weatherford, Floyd Cooper (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781541581203
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Published: Carolrhoda Books (R) - February 2nd, 2021

Hidden Figures Young Readers' Edition By Margot Lee Shetterly Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780062662378
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Published: HarperCollins - November 29th, 2016

Class Act By Jerry Craft, Jerry Craft (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jerry Craft, Jerry Craft (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062885500
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Published: Quill Tree Books - October 6th, 2020

A Long Walk to Water By Linda Sue Park Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781432875923
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Published: Thorndike Striving Reader - January 22nd, 2020

Sit-In: How Four Friends Stood Up by Sitting Down By Andrea Davis Pinkney, Brian Pinkney (By (artist)) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316070164
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - February 3rd, 2010

Anansi the Spider: A Tale from the Ashanti By Gerald McDermott, Gerald McDermott (Illustrator) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780805003116
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Published: Square Fish - March 15th, 1987

Ada Twist, Scientist (The Questioneers) By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419721373
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - September 6th, 2016

The Crossover (The Crossover Series) By Kwame Alexander, Dawud Anyabwile (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kwame Alexander, Dawud Anyabwile (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780544935204
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Published: Clarion Books - March 5th, 2019

Amari and the Night Brothers (Supernatural Investigations #1) By B. B. Alston Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780062975171
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Published: Balzer + Bray - January 4th, 2022

When Stars Are Scattered By Victoria Jamieson, Omar Mohamed, Victoria Jamieson (Illustrator), Iman Geddy (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Victoria Jamieson, Omar Mohamed, Victoria Jamieson (Illustrator), Iman Geddy (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780525553908
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Published: Dial Books - April 14th, 2020

Aaron Slater, Illustrator (The Questioneers) By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419753961
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - November 2nd, 2021

Ali Cross: The Secret Detective By James Patterson Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316409919
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Published: jimmy patterson - June 27th, 2022

Ghost Boys By Jewell Parker Rhodes Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316262262
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 10th, 2019

Ghost (Track #1) By Jason Reynolds Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781481450164
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - August 29th, 2017

Dragons in a Bag By Zetta Elliott, Geneva B (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Zetta Elliott, Geneva B (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781524770488
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Published: Yearling - August 13th, 2019