Fiction > Teen/Young Adult > Historical Fiction

Arna Bontemps

The Old South

Noni Carter

Good Fortune

Breena Clarke

River, Cross My Heart 

David Anthony Durham

Gabriel’s Story

Tanita S. Davis

Mar’s War

Sharon M. Draper

Copper Sun

Fire from the Rock

Zetta Elliott

A Wish After Midnight

One-Act Plays

Virginia Hamilton

A White Romance

Dara Harper

Grits & Grace

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

Tonya Hegamin

Pemba’s Song: A Ghost Story


Carolivia Herron

Thereafter Johnnie

Lorri Hewett

Lives of Our Own

Ernest Hill

Satisfied with Nothin’: A Novel

Julian Houston

New Boy

Langston Hughes

Tambourines to Glory

Beverly Jenkins



Angela Johnson

Toning the Sweep

Sweet, Hereafter

Traci L. Jones

Find My Place

Julius Lester

This Strange New Feeling

Alice McGill

Miles’ Song

Kekla Magoon

X: A Novel 

Louise Meriwether

Daddy Was a Number Runner

Fragments of the Ark

Shelia P. Moses

The Legend of Buddy Bush

The Return of Buddy Bush

Walter Mosley


Walter Dean Myers

Fallen Angels

The Glory Field


Patrol: An American Soldier in Vietnam

Harlem Summer

Denise Lewis Patrick

A Matter of Souls

Connie Rose Porter

All-Bright Court

Sofia Quintero

Show and Prove 

Danzy Senna


Ilyasah Shabazz

X: A Novel

Sherri L. Smith


Ellease Southerland

Let the Lion Eat Straw

Feast of Fools: A Novel 

Gregory Walker

African Atlantis Unbound (Shades of Memnon, #3) 

Ra Force Rising (Shades of Memnon, #2) 

Shades of Memnon #1 (2002) 

Princess Nefertari: Protectress of the Nile (Nefertari Saga Book 1) 

Nimrod The Hunter: (Nimrod the Hunter Book 1) 

Valerie Wilson Wesley

Where Do I Go from Here?

Brenda Wilkinson


Ludell’s New York Time

Ludell and Willie

Bil Wright

Sunday You Learn How To Box

Tiphanie Yanique

Land of Love and Drowning: A Novel