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125 Books by African American Authors

For our celebrations of Black History Month and our 125th anniversary, we’re bringing you a curated list of 125 books by African American authors – we have books for children, young adults, and adults, from history to fiction, from classics to the newest releases. Request them now from a to-go location or check out the e-book using our mobile app.

Board and Picture Books Children’s Nonfiction Middle-Grade Fiction
YA Nonfiction & Fiction Adult Nonfiction Adult Fiction

Board and Picture Books

Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut
by Derrick Barnes & Gordon C. James

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All Because You Matter
by Tami Charles & Bryan Collier

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Hair Love
by Matthew A. Cherry & Vashti Harrison

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Max and the Tag-Along Moon
by Floyd Cooper

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Freight Train
by Donald Crews

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Chocolate Me!
by Taye Diggs & Shane W. Evans

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Bedtime for Sweet Creatures
by Nikki Grimes & Elizabeth Zunon

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Black Is a Rainbow Color
by Angela Joy & Ekua Holmes

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Thank You, Omu!
by Oge Mora

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Hands Up!
by Breanna J. McDaniel & Shane W. Evans

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Hey Baby! A Baby's Day in Doodles
by Andrea Pippins

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Tar Beach
by Faith Ringgold

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You Matter
by Christian Robinson

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