Black Lives Matter. Black Voices Matter. Black Stories Matter.

From fiction to nonfiction, poetry to cookbooks, adult to young adult, these books by Black authors are must-reads that are sure to drive the holds lists at your library.

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Celebrate Black Voices In Fiction

Dive into these forthcoming novels by debut and bestselling authors alike.

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Celebrate Black Voices In Nonfiction

From a deeply revealing memoir by a legendary style icon to the inspiring true story of the first Girl Scout troop founded for and by girls living in a shelter in Queens, be sure to check out these nonfiction books by Black authors.

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Celebrate Black Voices In the Culinary Arts

Get in the kitchen and start cooking with your favorite chefs!

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Celebrate Black Voices In Poetry

Touching on themes of coming-of-age, language, politics, love, religion, pop culture, dance, and much more, these collections by Black poets are moving, arresting, and unforgettable.

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Celebrate Black Voices In Children’s and YA Books

Whether you are looking for antiracist books or stories by Black authors, these books will teach, enlighten, and inspire kids and teens.

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