Juvenile Nonfiction/Biographies


Together We March by Leah Henderson and illustrated by Tyler Feder

Going Places by Tonya Bolden and illustrated by Eric Velasquez

Have I Ever Told You Black Lives Matter by Shani Mahiri King and illustrated by Bobby C. Martin Jr

Opening the Road: Victor Hugo Green and His Green Book by Keila V. Dawson and illustrated by Alleanna Harris

The 1619 Project: Born on the Water by Nikole Hannah-Jones

Choosing Brave by Angela Joy and illustrated by Janelle Washington

A Ride to Remember by Sharon Langley and Amy Nathan and illustrated by Floyd Cooper

Changing the Equation by Tonya Bolden

The Roots of Rap by Carole Boston Weatherford and art by Frank Morrison

Above the Rim by Jen Bryant and illustrations by Frank Morrison

Zion Unmatched by Zion Clark and James S. Hirsch

Legacy: Women Poets of the Harlem Renaissance by Nikki Grimes

Young, Gifted, and Black by Jamia Wilson

We Can: Portraits of Power by Tyler Gordon

Stand Up! by Brittney Cooper and illustrated by Cathy Ann Johnson

ABCs of Black History words by Rio Cortez and pictures by Lauren Semmer

Your Legacy by Schele Williams and illustrated by Tonya Engel

The People Remember by Ibi Zoboi and illustrated by Loveis Wise

Freedom in Congo Square by Carole Boston Weatherford and illustrated by R. Gregory Christie

Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre by Carole Boston Weatherford and illustrated by Floyd Cooper


Maya’s Song by Renée Watson and illustrated by Bryan Collier

The Story of Simone Biles by Rachael Burk and illustrated by Steffi Walthall

I Am Ruby Bridges byRuby Bridges and illustrated by Nikkolas Smith

Laverne Cox by Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara and illustrated by Olivia Daisy Coles

Tacko Fall: To New Heights by Tacko Fall & Justin Hayne and illustrated by Reggie Brown

Facing Frederick by Tonya Bolden

RESPECT: Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul by Carole Boston Weatherford and illustrated by Frank Morrison

Call Me Miss Hamilton by Carole Boston Weatherford with illustrations by Jeffery Boston Weatherford

Kamala Harris: Rooted in Justice by Nikki Grimes and illustrated by Laura Freeman

A Man Called Horse by Glennette Tilley Turner

Mae Jemison by Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara and illustrated by Janna Morton

Because of You, John Lewis by Andrea Davis Pinkney and illustrated by Keith Henry Brown

Martin’s Big Words by Doreen Rappaport and illustrations by Brian Collier

Gordon Parks: How the Photographer Captured Black and White America by Carole Boston Weatherford and illustrations by Jamey Christoph

We Wait for the Sun by Dovey Johnson Roundtree and Katie McCabe with pictures by Raissa Figueroa

A Song for the Unsung by Carole Boston Wetherford & Rob Sanders and illustrated by Byron McCray

Schomburg: The Man Who Built a Library by Carole Boston Weatherford and illustrated by Eric Velasquez.

She Persisted: Harriet Tubman by Andrea Davis Pinkney with illustrations by Gillian Flint

Song in a Rainstorm by Glenda Armand and illustrated by Brittany Jackson

Moving Forward by by Chris Barton ; illustrated by Steffi Walthall