Take a look at these books from some of our favorite YA authors. They truly highlight just how diverse and complex our society is. Don’t forget you can reserve your copy through Sidewalk Service or download the eBook or eAudiobook.
A Phoenix First Must Burn
By Patrice Caldwell
Sixteen tales by bestselling and award-winning authors that explore the Black experience through fantasy, science fiction, and magic. A Phoenix First Must Burn will take you on a journey from folktales retold to futuristic societies and everything in between
Tyler Johnson Was Here
By Jay Coles
What starts as a night of harmless fun for twin brothers Tyler and Marvin turns into a tragic event when Tyler is shot and killed by a police officer. Don’t miss this powerful and moving portrait of youth and family that speaks to the serious issues of today—from gun control to the Black Lives Matter movement.
Looking for even more diverse YA books? Check out the Pratt’s collection of Diverse Books for Young Adults.