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High Interest Books with BIPOC Protagonists for 5th and 6th Grade

39 items

Dough boys

Chase, Paula, author. |

Like Vanessa

Charles, Tami, author. |

Dragon Pearl

Lee, Yoon Ha, 1979- author. |

Pie in the Sky

Lai, Remy, author. |

The Other Half of Happy

Balc?rcel, Rebecca |

The crossover /

by Kwame Alexander. |

The crossover : a basketball novel

Alexander, Kwame, author. |


Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills), author. |

Not your sidekick /

C.B. Lee ; book design and illustrations by CB Messer. |

My year in the middle

Weaver, Lila Quintero, author. |

Black Panther : the junior novel

McCann, Jim, author. |

Miles Morales : Spider-man

Reynolds, Jason, author. |

Goldie Vance.

created by Hope Larson & Brittney Williams ; written by Hope Larson ; illustrated by Brittney Williams ; colors by Sarah Stern ; letters by Jim Campbell ; cover by Brittney Williams. |


Chanani, Nidhi |

As the Crow Flies

Gillman, Melanie |

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur.

Brandon Montclare & Amy Reeder, writers ; Natacha Bustos, artist ; Tamra Bonvillain, color artist ; VC's Travis Lanham, letterer. |


Emezi, Akwaeke |

How it went down /

Kekla Magoon. |

The Breakaways

Johnson, Cathy G. |

P.S. be eleven /

by Rita Williams-Garcia. |

Angel's Grace /

Tracey Baptiste. |

The jumbies /

Tracey Baptiste. |

Black Enough : Stories of Being Young & Black in America

Zoboi, Ibi/ Baptiste, Tracey/ Booth, Coe/ Clayton, Dhonielle/ Colbert, Brandy |

Furthermore :

by Tahereh Mafi. |

Ghost /

Jason Reynolds. |

The serpent's secret

DasGupta, Sayantani, author. |

Love Double Dutch!

Spicer-Dannelly, Doreen, author. |

Dactyl Hill Squad

Older, Daniel José, author. |

Genesis begins again

Williams, Alicia, 1970- author. |

The Usual Suspects

Broaddus, Maurice |

Count me in

Bajaj, Varsha, author. |

The first rule of punk

Pérez, Celia C., 1972- author. |

Hurricane Child

Callender, Kheryn, author. |