Lists and Suggestions for Teens

List: Black Lives Matter: Teens and Racism

Coles, Jay, author.

When Marvin Johnson's twin, Tyler, goes to a party, Marvin decides to tag along to keep an eye... More

Craft, Jerry, author, illustrator.

Seventh grader Jordan Banks loves nothing more than drawing cartoons about his life. But instead of... More

Magoon, Kekla, author.

Told from multiple viewpoints, Shae Tatum, an unarmed, thirteen-year-old black girl, is shot by a w... More

Medina, Tony, author.

The ghost of fifteen-year-old Alfonso Jones travels in a New York subway car full of the living and... More

Ramée, Lisa Moore, author.

After attending a powerful protest, Shayla starts wearing an armband to school to support the Black... More

Reynolds, Jason, author.

Sixteen-year-old Rashad is mistakenly accused of stealing. Classmate Quinn witnesses his brutal bea... More

Rhodes, Jewell Parker, author.

"After seventh-grader Jerome is shot by a white police officer, he observes the aftermath of h... More

Jones, Kimberly (Kimberly Latrice), author.

Over the course of one night, two girls with two very different backgrounds must rely on each other... More

Stone, Nic, author.

Writing letters to the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., seventeen-year-old college-bound Justyce Mc... More

Thomas, Angie, author.

After witnessing her friend's death at the hands of a police officer, Starr Carter's life... More

Watson, Renée, author.

Jade believes she must get out of her poor neighborhood if she's ever going to succeed. Her mo... More

Stevenson, Bryan, author.

The founder of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama recounts his experiences as a la... More

Jewell, Tiffany, author.

This book is written for the young person who doesn't know how to speak up to the racist adult... More

Reynolds, Jason, author.

"A history of racist and antiracist ideas in America, from their roots in Europe until today, ... More

Anderson, Carol (Carol Elaine), author.

"This ... young adult adaptation brings her ideas to a new audience. When America achieves mil... More

Anderson, Carol (Carol Elaine), author.

"In her New York Times bestseller White Rage, Carol Anderson laid bare an insidious history of... More

Elliott, Zetta, author.

"Inspired by the #SayHerName campaign launched by the African American Policy Forum, these poe... More