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Diverse Books Need Us: High School Grade

High School Book Suggestions

Books that Feature Characters who are Asian

Link to Star Daughter by Shveta Thakrar in the catalog.
Link to the Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R. Pan in the catalog.
Link to A Thousand Steps into Night by Traci Chee in the catalog
Link to Butterfly Yellow by Thanhha Lai in the catalog.
Link to The Scarlet Alchemist by Kylie Lee Baker in the catalog
Link to Darius the Great is Not Okay by Adib Khorram in the catalog.
Link to A Magic Steeped in Poison by Judy  Lin in the catalog
Link to the Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee in the catalog.
Link to When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon in the catalog.
Link to Patron Saints of Nothing by Randy Ribay in the catalog.
Link to Throwback by Maureen Goo in the catalog
Link to They Called Us Enemy by George Takei in the catalog.
Link to A Whole Song and Dance by Sarvenas Tash in the catalog
Link to Frankly in Love by David Yoon in the catalog.
Link to the Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon in the catalog.

Books that Feature Characters who are Black

Link to Blood Debts by Terry J Benton-Walker in the catalog
Link to The Jump by Brittney Morris in the catalog
Link to All American Boys by Jason Reynolds in the catalog.
Link to Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi in the catalog
Link to Happily Ever Afters by Elise Bryant in the catalog.
Link to the Black Kids by Christian Hammonds Reed in the catalog.
Link to Thieves' Gambit by Kayvion Lewis in the catalog
Link to You Should See Me in a Crown by Leah Johnson in the catalog.
Link to On the Come Up by Angie Thomas in the catalog.
Link to Legendborn by Tracy Deonn in the catalog
Link to The Shadow Sister by Lily Meade in the catalog
Link to Puncing the Air by Ibi Zoboi and Yusef Salaam in the catalog.
Link to Rust in the Root by Justina Ireland in the catalog
Link to Her Good Side by Rebekah Weatherspoon in the catalog
Link to When You Look at Us by Pamela N.Harris in the catalog.

Books that Feature Characters who are Latinx

Link to The Girl, the Ring, and the Baseball Bat by Camille Gomez-Tavarez in the catalog
Link to Ophelia after All by Raquel Marie in the catalog
Link to Gideon Green in Black and White by Kate Henry in the catalog
Link to Don't Ask Me Where I'm From by Jennifer De Leon in the catalog
Link to Before the Devil Knows You're Here by Autumn Krause
Link to The Fall of Whit Rivera by Crystal Maldonado in the catalog
Link to Lulu and Milagro's Search for Clarity by Angela Velez in the catalog
Link to I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika L. Sanchez in the catalog.
Link to We Set the Dark on Fire by Tehlor Kay Mejia in the catalog
Link to Lakelore by Anna-Marie McLemore in the catalog
Link to Last Sunrise in Eterna by Amparo Ortiz
Link to Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera in the catalog
Link to We are Not from Here by Jenny Torres Sanchez in the catalog.
Link to With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevado in the catalog
Link to The Book of Lost Saints by Daniel Jose Older in the catalog

Books that Feature Characters who are LGBTQ+

Link to Wren Martin Ruins It All by Amanda DeWitt in the catalog
Link to The Princess and the Grilled Cheese Sandwich by Deya Muniz in the catalog
Link to Pet by Akwake Emezi in the catalog.
Link to Gay Club! by Simon James Green in the catalog
Link to the Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang in the catalog.
Link to That's Not What Happened by Kody Keplinger in the catalog
Link to Becoming a Queen by Dan Clay in the catalog
Link to The Disasters by M.K. England in the catalog
Link to The Sunbearer Trials by Aiden Thoman in the catalog
Llnk  to Birthday by Meredith Russo in the catalog.

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Link to Pride and Prejudice and Pittsburgh by Rachael Lippincott
Link to Felix Ever After by Kacen Callendar in the catalog.
Link to Spell Bound by F.T. Lukens in the catalog
Link to This Delicious Death by Kayla Cottingham in the catalog
Link to None of the Above by I.W. Gregorio in the catalog

Books that Feature Characters who are Indigenous

Link to The Prince and the Coyote by David Bowles in the catalog
Link to Elatsoe by Darci Little Badger in the catalog.
Link to Those Pink Mountain Nights by Jen Ferguson in the catalog
Link to Saints of the Household by Ari Tison in the catalog
Link to Funeral Songs for Dying Girls by Cherie Dimaline
Link to Rez Ball by Byron Graves in the catalog
Link to Man Made Monsters by Andrea L Rogers in the catalog
Link to Me (Moth) by Amber McBride in the catalog
Link to Give me Some Truth by Eric L. Gansworth in the catalog,
Link to The Summer of Bitter and Sweet by Jen Ferguson in the catalog
Link the Firekeeper's Daughter by Angeline Boulley in the catalog,
Link to Apple in the Middle by Dawn Quigley in the catalog.
Link to Marrow Thieves in Cherie Dimaline in the catalog.
Link to Rain Is Not My Indian Name by Cynthia Leitich Smith in the catalog
Link to A Snake Falls to Earth by Darcie Little Badger

Books that Feature Characters with Neurodiversity

 

Link to Tilly in Technicolor by Mazy Eddings in the catalog
Link to Exactly Where You Need to Be by Amelia Diane Coombs in the catalog
Link to The Dos and Donuts of Love by Adiba Jaigirdar in the catalog
Link to Something More by Jackie Khalilieh in the catalog
Link to What Stalks Among Us by Sarah Hollowell in the catalog
Link to When My Heart Joins the Thousand by A.J. Steiger in the catalog.
Link to Unseelie by Ivelisse Housman in the catalog
Link to Marchelo in the Real World by Francisco X. Stork in the catalog.
Link to Highly Suspicious and Unfairly Cute by Talia Hibbert in the catalog
Link to A List of Cages by Robin Roe in the catalog
Link to The Immeasurable Depth of You by Maria Ingrande Mora in the catalog
Link to One the Edge of Gone by Corinne Duyvis in the catalog.
Link to We Are All So Good at Smiling by Amber McBride
Link to History Is All You Left Me by Adam Silvera in the catalog
Link to The Art of Insanity by Christine Webb in the catalog

Books that Feature Characters with a Disability

Link to Where You See Yourself by Claire Forrest in the catalog
Link to The Bone Houses by EMily Lloyd Jones in the catalog
Link to A Curse So Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer in the catalog.
Link to Sick Kids in Love by Hannah Moskowitz in the catalog
Link to Girl, Stolen by April Henry in the catalog
Link to the Oracle Code by Marieke Nijkamp in the catalog.
Link to Love from A to Z by S.K. Ali in the catalog
Link to Wild and Crooked by Leah Thomas in the catalog
Link to the Silence Between Us by Alison Gervais in the catalog.
Link to Mooncakes by Suzanne Walker in the catalog
Link to the Speed of Falling Objects by Nancy Richardson Fischer in the catalog.
Link to Time to Dance by Padma Venkatraman in the catalog.
Link to Not If I See You First by Eric Lindstrom in the catalog
Link to Unbroken: 13 stories of disabled teens in the catalog
Link to You're Welcome, Universe by Whitney Gardner in the catalog.