Books Like Wakanda Forever

If you’re on the waiting list for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, here are some books to tide you over until your copy arrives! You can sign up for a free … Continued

Teen Rom-Com Titles by Black Authors

Need to defrost an icy heart while waiting for Spring to arrive? A good Rom-Com might do the trick! The following Teen titles are sweet, funny, and feature Black protagonists written by Black authors. Try a book from the list or ask your favorite librarian for more romance recommendations.  

Teen Fiction for Black History Month

Poetry, art, history and fiction blend together in these titles for teens. Some explore contemporary issues and experiences while others illuminate the past. For more titles focused on Black history … Continued


It’s National Novel Writing Month! Get some motivation for this year or inspiration for next year’s challenge with these young adult fiction books about teen writers, journalists, and poets.   You … Continued


Check out the YA graphic novel, “Topside” if you like sci-fi adventure and interesting characters. 

Magical Schools for Extraordinary Teens

Get the school year off to a heroic start with these young adult and middle-grade fiction titles about magical schools and institutions for extraordinary teens- and no, they’re not the one you’re thinking of!

Read (Teen) Banned Books

These books are handpicked by library staff to highlight Banned Books Week. They are only a few that represent the American Library Association’s list of challenged books. You can sign … Continued