MCs by Nationality/Tribal Affiliation

Please note the MCs can be any level of descent, so, for example, “Indian” means both Indian and Indian-American. #Ownvoices information is not included here; please do your own research/gatekeeping as you feel necessary.

Afghan

  • The Secret Sky by Atia Abawi

Anishinaabe

  • Fire Song by David Garnet Jones

Argentinean

Armenian

  • One Man Guy by Michael Barakiva

Bangladeshi

MG

YA

  • The Love and Lies of Rukhsana Ali by Sabina Khan

Bolivian

Brazilian

Cherokee

Chinese

MG

YA

Colombian

PB

  • Juana & Lucas by Juana Medina (series)

Cuban

MG

YA

Dominican

MG

YA

Dutch

  • On the Edge of Gone by Corinne Duyvis (Dutch-Surinamese)

Ecuadorian

  • Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Cordova (series)
  • Final Draft by Riley Redgate

Egyptian

Ethiopian

  • Radio Silence by Alice Oseman

Filipino

MG

  • Blackbird Fly by Erin Entrada Kelly
  • Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly

YA

French

German

  • The Girl with the Red Balloon by Katherine Locke (series)

Greek

Guyanese

Haitian

Indian

MG

  • Aru Shah by Roshani Chokshi (series)
  • The Serpent’s Secret by Sayantani DasGupta (series)
  • My Basmati Bat Mitzvah by Paula J. Freedman
  • The. Best. At. It. by Maulik Pancholy

YA

I’nupiaq

  • My Name is Not Easy by Debby Dahl Edwardson

Iranian/Persian

  • Down and Across by Arvin Ahmadi
  • If You Could Be Mine by Sara Farizan
  • Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel by Sara Farizan
  • Been Here All Along by Sara Farizan
  • Darius the Great is Not Okay by Adib Khorram
  • A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi
  • The Authentics by Abdi Nazemian
  • Like a Love Story by Abdi Nazemian

Iraqi

  • Not the Girls You’re Looking For by Aminah Mae Safi

Israeli

  • How I Ruined My Summer Vacation by Simone Elkeles
  • You’ll Miss Me When I’m Gone by Rachel Lynn Solomon

Italian

  • Looking for Alibrandi by Melina Marchetta

Japanese

  • The Last Leaves Falling by Fox Benwell
  • Immoral Code by Lillian J. Clark
  • Starfish by Akemi Dawn Bowman
  • The Girl From the Well by Rin Chupeco (series)
  • I Love You So Mochi by Sarah Kuhn
  • A Darkly Beating Heart by Lindsay Smith
  • It’s Not Like It’s a Secret by Misa Sugiura
  • This Time Will Be Different

Jordanian

  • Here We Are Now by Jasmine Warga

Korean

MG

YA

Mayan

MG

YA

Mexican

Moroccan

  • Mirage by Somaiya Daud (Amazigh)

Mozambican

  • Iron Cast by Destiny Soria

Muscogee

  • Rain is Not My Indian Name by Cynthia Leitich Smith (Muscogee Creek-Cherokee, Ojibway)
  • Hearts Unbroken by Cynthia Leitich Smith

Nigerian

MG

  • Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor (series)

YA

  • Beasts Made of Night by Tochi Onyebuchi

Ojibway

  • Rain is Not My Indian Name by Cynthia Leitich Smith (Muscogee Creek-Cherokee, Ojibway)

Pakistani

MG

  • Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed

YA

Portuguese

  • Girl Mans Up by M-E Girard

Puerto Rican

  • Echo After Echo by Amy Rose Capetta
  • Becoming Beatriz by Tami Charles
  • Even if the Sky Falls by Mia Garcia
  • The Resolutions by Mia Garcia
  • The Gallery of Unfinished Girls by Lauren Karcz
  • The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano by Sonia Manzano
  • The Disturbed Girl’s Dictionary by NoNieqa Ramos
  • The Truth Is… by NoNieqa Ramos
  • Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera
  • The Education of Margot Sanchez by Lilliam Rivera
  • Dealing in Dreams by Lilliam Rivera
  • More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera
  • They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera
  • What if it’s Us? by Adam Silvera and Becky Albertalli

Salvadoran

Saudi

  • Driving By Starlight by Anat Derecine

Sierra Leonean

  • Dream Country by Shannon Gibney

Somali

  • Let’s Go Swimming on Doomsday by Natalie C. Anderson

South African

  • Kaleidoscope Song by Fox Benwell

Surinamese

  • On the Edge of Gone by Corinne Duyvis (Dutch-Surinamese)

Swazi

Syrian

MG

YA

Taiwanese

Tobagonian

  • The Summer of Chasing Mermaids by Sarah Ockler

Turkish

  • My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga

Tuscarora

Vietnamese

Virgin Islanders

  • Hurricane Child by Kheryn Callender (Water Islander)
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