Fiction > Teen/Young Adult > Family

Jaime Adoff

Jimi and Me

Adwoa Badoe

Between Sisters

Keisha Bell

Emerging Free

Reshonda Tate Billingsley

Caught Up in the Drama (Good Girlz) #4

Friends ‘til the End (Good Girlz) #6

Drama Queens (Good Girlz) #8

B.A. Binns

Die Trying and Other Stories

Pull (Farrington Tales) #1

Being God(Farrington Tales) #2

Malorie Blackman

Noughts & Crosses #1

Arna Bontemps

God Sends Sunday

Coe Booth

Tyrell #1

Kendra #2

Bronxwood #3

Simone Bryant



Cassandra Carter

Fast Life

Nikki Carter

Not a Good Look  (Fab Life) #1

Noni Carter

Good Fortune

Veronica Chambers

Miss Black America: A Novel

Alice Childress

A Hero Ain’t Nothin’ but a Sandwich 

Rainbow Jordan

Those Other People

Breena Clarke

River, Cross My Heart  

Christopher Paul Curtis

Bucking the Sarge

Edwidge Danticat


Behind the Mountains

Joyce Davis

Can’t Stop the Shine

Tanita S. Davis

Mar’s War

Happy Families

A la Carte

L. Divine

Second Chance (Drama High #1)

The Fight (Drama High #2)

Jayd’s Legacy (Drama High #3)

Frenemies (Drama High #4)

Lady J (Drama High #5)

Courtin’ Jayd: (Drama High #6)

Hustlin’ (Drama High #7)

Keep It Movin’: (Drama High #8)

Holidaze (Drama High #9)

Culture Clash (Drama High #10)

Cold as Ice (Drama High #11)

Pushin’: (Drama High #12)

The Meltdown (Drama High #13)

So, So Hood (Drama High #14)

Street Soldiers (Drama High #15)

Sharon M. Draper


Tears of a Tiger (The Hazelwood Trilogy, #1)

Forged by Fire (The Hazelwood Trilogy, #2)

Darkness Before Dawn (The Hazelwood Trilogy, #3)

November Blues (The Jericho Trilogy #2)

Just Another Hero (The Jericho Trilogy #3)

Phillip Thomas Duck

Dirty Jersey

David Anthony Durham

Gabriel’s Story 

(Florence Onye) Buchi Emecheta

The Family: A Novel 

The Wrestling Match

Diana Evans

26a: A Novel


M. Sindy Felin

Touching Snow

Sharon Flake

The Skin I’m In

Who Am I Without Him?

Begging for Change #2

Shannon Gibney

See No Color

Lamar Giles

Fake ID

Shelia Goss

Splitsville: The Lip Gloss Chronicles #2

Secrets Untold (The Lip Gloss Chronicles #4

Christopher Grant


Nikki Grimes

Dark Sons

A Girl Named Mister

Rosa Guy

The Friends


Edith Jackson

The Disappearance #1

Mirror of Her Own

My Love, My Love, or the Peasant Girl

The Music of Summer 

Joyce Hansen

Home Boy  

Dara Harper

Grits & Grace  

The Justice Women: A Novel Of Life In Detroit’s Black Bottom 

Sonia Hayes

Ms. Thang (The ATL Girlz #1)  

Urban Goddess (The Atl Girlz #2) 

Eye Candy (The Atl Girlz #3)

Tonya Hegamin

Pemba’s Song: A Ghost Story


Carolivia Herron

Thereafter Johnnie

Lorri Hewett


Lives of Our Own


Coming of Age

Vy Higginsen

Mama, I Want To Sing

Ernest Hill

Family Ties

Nalo Hopkinson

The Chaos

Crystal Hubbard

IQ High

Naomi Jackson

The Star Side of Bird Hill: A Novel

Angela Johnson

Toning the Sweep

Humming Whispers


Running Back to Ludie

Sweet, Hereafter

Certain October

R.M. Johnson

Stacie & Cole

Varian Johnson

Saving Maddie

Traci L. Jones


Stephanie Kuehn

Charm & Strange


Kristin Hunter Lattany

God Bless the Child

Julius Lester

Pharaoh’s Daughter: A Novel

When Dad Killed Mom

Kelli London

Charly’s Epic Fiascos #1

Reality Check (Charly’s Epic Fiascos #2)

Boyfriend Season #1

Cali Boys (Boyfriend Season #2)

Kekla Magoon

How It Went Down 

X: A Novel 

Things I Love (in no particular order)

Sharon Bell Mathis

Listen for the Fig Tree

Monica McKayhan

Jaded (Indigo Novel #4)

Fredrick McKissack Jr.

Shooting Star

Louise Meriwether

Daddy Was a Number Runner


Beacon Hills High 

Shelia P. Moses


Joseph’s Grace

Victoria Christopher Murray

Diamond (The Divas)

India (The Divas)

Aaliyah (The Divas)

Veronique (The Divas)

Walter Dean Myers

Motown and Didi: A Love Story


The Glory Field

Autobiography of My Dead Brother

Street Love

What They Found: Love on 145th Street

It Ain’t All for Nothin’

Celeste O. Norfleet

Getting Played (Kimani TRU#1 )

Pushing Pause (Kimani Tru #2)

Fast Forward (Kimani Tru #3)

Download Drama (Harlequin Kimani TRU #4)

Jennifer & Celeste O. Norfleet

She Said, She Said

Tihanna Peach


Connie Rose Porter

All-Bright Court

Felicia Pride

Patterson Heights

Dona Sarkar

How To Salsa In A Sari (Kimani Tru)

Carla Sarratt

Freshman Focus: Carter G. Woodson High School

Danzy Senna


Earl Sewell

Lesson Learned (Kimani TRU)

Maya’s Choice

Back to Me (Harlequin Kimani TRU)

Decision Time (Kimani Tru)

Way Too Much Drama (Harlequin Kimani TRU)

Myself and I (Kimani Tru) (Harlequin Kimani TRU)

Keysha’s Drama

Ilyasah Shabazz

X: A Novel 

Sherri L. Smith


Lucy the Giant

Hot, Sour, Salty, Sweet

Ellease Southerland

Let the Lion Eat Straw

Martha Southgate

The Fall of Rome 

Jacquelin Thomas

Simply Divine 2006 #1

Divine Confidential #2 (The Divine Series #2)

Divine Secrets (The Divine Series #3)

Divine Match-Up (The Divine Series #4)

It’s a Curl Thing (Divine & Friends #1)

Split Ends (Divine and Friends #2)

Joyce Carol Thomas

Joyce Carol Thomas: Collected Novels for Teens

Dawn Turner Trice

Only Twice I’ve Wished for Heaven 

Jesmyn Ward

Salvage the Bones: A Novel

Where the Line Bleeds

Renee Watson

This side of Home

Allison Whittenberg

Sweet Thang

Life Is Fine

Lori Aurelia Williams

When Kambia Elaine Flew in from Neptune

Shayla’s Double Brown Baby Blues

Rita Williams-Garcia

No Laughter Here

Like Sisters on the Homefront

John Darryl Winston

IA: Initiate 

Sherri Winston


Jacqueline Woodson

The Dear One

The House You Pass on the Way

I Hadn’t Meant to Tell You This #1

Lena #2


Miracle’s Boys

Bil Wright

Sunday You Learn How To Box

When The Black Girl Sings

Richard Wright

Rite of Passage

Sharon Dennis Wyeth

Orphea Proud

Tiphanie Yanique

Land of Love and Drowning: A Novel

Benjamin Zephaniah

Refugee Boy