YA MCs by Race/Ethnicity

Asian (East)

Asian (South)

Asian (Southeast)

Asian (West)

  • One Man Guy and Hold My Hand by Michael Barakiva

Black

  • The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo
  • The Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo
  • Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo
  • Let’s Go Swimming on Doomsday by Natalie C. Anderson
  • Rena Barron
  • Pointe by Brandy Colbert
  • Little & Lion by Brandy Colbert
  • Finding Yvonne by Brandy Colbert
  • The Revolution of Birdie Randolph by Brandy Colbert
  • Ronni Davis
  • Pet by Akwaeke Emezi
  • Dream Country by Shannon Gibney
  • Dread Nation by Justina Ireland
  • Allegedly by Tiffany Jackson
  • A Blade So Black by L.L. McKinney
  • Home and Away by Candice Montgomery
  • By Any Means Necessary by Candice Montgomery
  • Beasts Made of Night by Tochi Onyebuchi
  • Look Both Ways by Jason Reynolds
  • The Opposite of Us by Justin Reynolds
  • American Street by Ibi Zoboi
  • Pride by Ibi Zoboi

Indigenous

Latinx

Middle-Eastern

  • The Land of Permanent Goodbyes by Atia Abawi
  • Down and Across by Arvin Ahmadi
  • How I Ruined My Summer Vacation by Simone Elkeles
  • 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
  • Driving By Starlight by Anat Derecine
  • You’ll Miss Me When I’m Gone by Rachel Lynn Solomon
  • Here We Are Now by Jasmine Warga
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