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Here Are 29 YA Books By Black Authors That Are So Compelling You'll Want To Read Them More Than Once

The best of the best, ladies and gents!

1. The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton

2. Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

3. Dear Martin by Nic Stone

4. Allegedly by Tiffany D. Jackson

5. The Black Flamingo by Dean Atta

6. Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani

7. Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

8. The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon

9. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

10. War Girls by Tochi Onyebuchi

11. The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

12. Pet by Akwaeke Emezi

13. Tyler Johnson Was Here by Jay Coles

14. Truly Madly Royally by Debbie Rigaud

15. A Blade So Black by L.L. McKinney

16. All Boys Aren't Blue by George M. Johnson

17. Opposite of Always by Justin A. Reynolds

18. Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender

19. The Weight of the Stars by K. Ancrum

20. Not So Pure and Simple by Lamar Giles

21. When You Were Everything by Ashley Woodfolk

22. If It Makes You Happy by Claire Kann

23. Pride by Ibi Zoboi

24. The Voice in My Head by Dana L. Davis

25. Pointe by Brandy Colbert

26. Not Now, Not Ever by Lily Anderson

27. Calling My Name by Liara Tamani

28. All the Days Past, All the Days to Come by Mildred D. Taylor

29. Piecing Me Together by Renée Watson

What's your favorite YA novel by a Black author? Let us know in the comments below!