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Walk Boldly: Empowerment Toolkit for Young Black Men
Walk Boldly: Empowerment Toolkit for Young Black Men
by M.J. Fievre

This black teen book is designed to help you facilitate your creative drive, promote positive self-awareness, and boost your inner strength. Affirmations for Black teen boys. Ages 13+

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Resistance: My Story of Activism
Resistance: My Story of Activism
by Frantzy Luzincourt

Born in Brooklyn, New York, to Haitian immigrants, Frantzy Luzincourt has dedicated his life to service and the empowerment of youth voices. Ages 12+

This Place is Still Beautiful
This Place is Still Beautiful
by XiXi Tian

A sweeping debut novel about first love, complicated family dynamics, and the pernicious legacy of racism. Ages 14+

The Lesbiana’s Guide to Catholic School
The Lesbiana’s Guide to Catholic School
by Sonora Reyes

Mexican American Yami Flores starts Catholic school, determined to keep her brother out of trouble and keep herself closeted, but her priorities shift when Yami discovers that her openly gay classmate Bo is also annoyingly cute. Ages 15+

Breathe and Count Back from Ten
Breathe and Count Back from Ten
by Natalia Sylvester

A Peruvian-American teen with hip dysplasia, auditions to become a mermaid at a Central Florida theme park in the summer before her senior year, all while figuring out her first real boyfriend and how to feel safe in her own body. Ages 12+

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Reclaim the Stars: 17 Tales Across Realms & Space
Reclaim the Stars: 17 Tales Across Realms & Space
by Zoraida Córdova, editor.

In this collection of stories by acclaimed young adult authors the Latin American diaspora travels to places of fantasy and out into space. Ages 12+

No Filter and Other Lies
No Filter and Other Lies
by Crystal Maldonado

Seventeen-year-old Kat Sanchez uses photos of a friend to create a fake Instagram account, but when one of her posts goes viral and exposes Kat's duplicity, her entire world--both real and pretend--comes crashing down around her. 15+

Lulu & Milagros Search for Clarity
Lulu & Milagros Search for Clarity
by Angela Velez

On a journey from Baltimore all the way to San Francisco, Lulu and Milagro will become begrudging partners as they unpack weighty family expectations and maybe even discover the true meaning of sisterhood. Ages 14+

Murder of Crows
Murder of Crows
by K. Ancrum.

When Tig Torres first moved back to her hometown of Hollow Falls, she solved the infamous Lit Killer case--and cleared her late Aunt Beth's name in the process. Ages 12+

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Boys I Know
Boys I Know
by Anna Garcia

June Chu is the 'just good enough' girl. Good enough to line the shelves with a slew of third-place trophies and steal secret kisses from her AP Bio partner, Rhys. Ges 14+

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