2023

JANUARY

Excluding all HarperCollins titles.

3

16 and Pregnant by Lala Thomas. MTV Books
All That I Ever Meant by Blessing Musariri. Norton
The Tale of the Gravemaker (Are You Afraid of the Dark?) by Rin Chupeco. Abrams
Highly Suspicious and Unfairly Cute by Talia Hibbert. Joy Revolution
The Love Match by Priyanka Taslim. Salaam Reads
My Selma: Stories of a Southern Childhood at the Height of the Civil Rights Movement by Willie Mae Brown. FSG
On This Day In Black History by Christin Farley. Bushel and Peck
History Comics Rosa Parks and Claudette Colvin: Civil Rights Heroes graphic by Tracey Baptiste and Shauna J. Grant. First Second
Song of Silver, Flame Like Night by Amélie Wen Zhao. Delacorte Press
The Wrong Kind of Weird by James Ramos. Inkyard

10

The Girl I Am, Was, and Never Will Be: A Speculative Memoir of Transracial Adoption by Shannon Gibney. Penguin/Dutton.|
Brighter Than the Moon by David Valdes. Bloomsbury
Cool. Awkward. Black ed. by Karen Strong. Viking
The Everlasting Road by Wab Kinew. Tundra Books
Friday I’m In Love by Camryn Garrett. Knopf
Hope’s Path to Glory by Jerdine Nolen. Simon & Schuster
Save the Blue Whales by Christine Taylor-Butler and Chelsea Clinton. Philomel Books
We Are All So Good at Smiling by Amber McBride. Fiewel and Friends

17

As You Walk On By by Julian Winters. Viking
Cookie Monsters by Erika J. Kendrick. Little Brown
Daughters of Oduma by Moses Ose Utomi. Atheneum
The Enchanted Bridge (Dragons in A Bag) by Zetta Elliott and Cherise Harris. Random House
Just Jerry: How Drawing Shaped My Life by Jerry Pinkney. Little Brown
This is Not A Personal Statement by Tracy Badua. Quill Tree

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Hands by Torrey Maldonado. Nancy Paulsen Books
The Minus One Club by Kekla Magoon. Henry Holt
Season Of The Bruja Vol. 1 by Aaron Durán, Sara Soler, and Jaime Martinez. Oni Press
Spice Road (Spice Road Triligy #1) by Maiya Ibrahim. Delacorte
Sun Keep Rising by Kristen R. Lee.Crown Books
Viva Lola Espinoza by Ella Cerón. Kokila

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The Black Queen by Jumata Emill. Delacorte
Cameron Battle and the Escape Trials (Cameron Battle #2) by Jamari J. Perry. Bloomsbury
The Cartographers by Amy Zhang. Greenwillow
The Davenports by Krystal Marquis. Dial Books
How to Be a (Young) Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi and Nick Stone.
One Girl in All the World (In Every Generation #2) by Kendare Blake. Disney Hyperion
Promise Boys by Nick Brooks. Henry Holt
Reggie and Delilah’s Year of Falling by Elise Bryant. Balzer+Bray
Where the Black Flowers Bloom by Ronald L. Smith. Clarion Books

FEBRUARY

21

The Sum of Us: How Racism Hurts Everyone by Heather McGhee 

MARCH

Saints of the Household by Ari Tison. FSG

AUGUST

Neverwraith by Shakir Rshaan. Entangled Teen

SEPTEMBER

5 Sept

What Was the British Empire? In 25 True Stories by Radhika Natarajan and Chao Tayiana, illus. by Alexander Mostov. Wide Eyed Editions