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

  • Woven in Moonlight by Isabel Ibanez Davis

Cherokee

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

Chinese

MG

YA

Colombian

PB

  • Juana & Lucas by Juana Medina (series)

Cuban

Dominican

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

  • Something in Between by Melissa de la Cruz
  • I’m Not Your Manic Pixie Dream Girl by Gretchen McNeil
  • Patron Saints of Nothing by Randy Ribay

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

  • Love, Hate, and Other Filters by Samira Ahmed
  • Saints and Misfits by S.K. Ali (Egyptian-Indian)
  • A Match Made in Mehendi by Nandini Bajpai
  • A Girl Like That by Tanaz Bhathena
  • The Beauty of the Moment by Tanaz Bhathena
  • 5-to-1 by Holly Bodger
  • Symptoms of a Heartbreak by Sona Charaipotra
  • Vanished by E.E. Cooper
  • You’re Welcome, Universe by Whitney Gardner
  • Enter Title Here by Rahul Kanakia
  • When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon
  • From Twinkle, With Love by Sandhya Menon
  • There’s Something About Sweetie by Sandhya Menon
  • Rani Patel in Full Effect by Sonia Patel
  • Jaya and Rasa by Sonia Patel
  • My So-Called Bollywood Life by Nisha Sharma
  • Climbing the Stairs by Padma Venkatraman
  • A Time to Dance by Padma Venkatraman

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

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)
  • A Darkly Beating Heart by Lindsay Smith
  • It’s Not Like It’s a Secret by Misa Sugiura

Jordanian

  • Here We Are Now by Jasmine Warga

Korean

MG

YA

  • Under the Lights by Dahlia Adler
  • Tiny Pretty Things by Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle Clayton (series)
  • Emergency Contact by Mary HK Choi
  • Since You Asked by Maurene Goo
  • I Believe In a Thing Called Love by Maurene Goo
  • The Way You Make Me Feel by Maurene Goo
  • Somewhere Only We Know by Maurene Goo
  • To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han (series)
  • Vicarious by Paula Stokes

Mayan

Mexican

  • Just Visiting by Dahlia Adler
  • North of Happy by Adi Alsaid
  • Undead Girl Gang by Lily Anderson
  • Future Shock by Elizabeth Briggs (series)
  • The Weight of Feathers by Anna-Marie McLemore
  • When the Moon Was Ours by Anna-Marie McLemore
  • Wild Beauty by Anna-Marie McLemore
  • This is Where it Ends by Marieke Nijkamp
  • The Last 8 by Laura Pohl
  • Gabi, a Girl in Pieces by Isabel Quintero
  • Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz
  • I am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika Sanchez

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
  • 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
  • Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera
  • The Education of Margot Sanchez 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

Qatari

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

  • A Pho Love Story by Loan Le
  • Not Your Sidekick by CB Lee (Chinese-Vietnamese)
  • Dirty Wings by Sarah McCarry

Virgin Islanders

  • Hurricane Child by Kheryn Callender (Water Islander)
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