List of the Week: Black YA Leads


This week’s list features black YA leads. Meet some black teen protagonists in contemporary, fantasy and historical settings!

list of the week black ya leadsShare this list on Tumblr now! For more: Fake ID, When I Was The Greatest, Pointe, Lies We Tell Ourselves, Brown Girl Dreaming, On A Clear Day, How It Went Down, Orleans, Tankborn and X.

What are your books with black YA leads? Sound off in the comments below!

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  1. Do you count mixed people (black and white)? If so, I’d like to suggest Living Violet, Burning Emerald, and Fading Amber by Jaime Reed. Such an underrated series and it’s SO GOOD. Never gets any love.