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Resources for Exploring Race, Racism, and Racial Identity: Books for Teens - Fiction

Websites, articles, videos, booklists and more for parents and teachers on topics related to race and equity.

Books for Teens - Facts


Books for Teens - Fiction


The Only Black Girls in Town, by Brandy Colbert

Stella by Starlight, by Sharon M. Draper

Full Disclosure, by Camryn Garrett

This Is My America, by Kim Johnson

Monster, by Walter Dean Myers

A Good Kind of Trouble, by Lisa Moore Ramée

The Black Kids, by Christina Hammonds Reed

All American Boys, by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely

Ghost Boys, by Jewell Parker Rhodes

Dear Martin, by Nic Stone

Black Card, by Chris L. Terry

The Hate U Give, by Angie Thomas

Piecing Me Together, by Renée Watson

This Side of Home, by Renée Watson

Ways to Make Sunshine, by Renée Watson

The Nickel Boys, by Colson Whitehead

Genesis Begins Again, by Alicia D. Williams

Brown Girl Dreaming, by Jacqueline Woodson

Harbor me, by Jacqueline Woodson


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