1. Maya and the Rising Dark by Rena Barron
  2. City Spies by James Ponti
  3. When you Trap a Tiger by Tae Keller
  4. From the Desk of Zoe Washington by Janae Marks
  5. Everything Sad is Untrue by Daniel Nayeri
  6. The Barren Grounds by David Robertson
  7. Wink by Rob Harrell
  8. When Stars are Scattered (Graphic Novel) by Victoria Jamieson and Omar Mohamed


  1. Legendborn by Tracy Deonn
  2. Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas
  3. Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo
  4. Elatsoe by Darcie Little Badger
  5. The Paper Girl of Paris by Jordyn Taylor
  6. We are not Free by Traci Chee
  7. The Henna Wars by Adiba Jaigirdar
  8. Punching the Air by Ibi Zoboi and Yusef Salaam


  1. The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
  2. You Should See Me in a Crown by Leah Johnson
  3. Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender
  4. Dear Justyce by Nic Stone
  5. Parachutes by Kelly Yang
  6. The Wild by Owen Laukkanen
  7. Faith Taking Flight by Julie Murphy
  8. The Silence of Bones by June Hur