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#ReadingBlackout Booklist

#ReadingBlackout was created by "booktuber" Denise D. Cooper, who’s only reading books by black authors in 2018, a challenge she’s calling “The Blackout Year for Books.” Join her with books from this list, all written by black authors.

22 items

Before she was Harriet

Cline-Ransome, Lesa, author. |

Mae among the stars

Ahmed, Roda, 1981- author. |

As brave as you

Reynolds, Jason, author. |


Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014. |

Trombone Shorty

Andrews, Troy, author. |

When I was the greatest

Reynolds, Jason. |

Princess hair

Miller, Sharee (Illustrator), author, illustrator. |

P.S. be eleven

Williams-Garcia, Rita. |

The Cruisers

Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014. |

Each kindness

Woodson, Jacqueline. |

Nikki & Deja

English, Karen. |

The skin I'm in

Flake, Sharon. |


Butler, Octavia E. |

Things fall apart

Achebe, Chinua. |


Solomon, Asali. |


Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi, 1977-, author. |

Difficult women

Gay, Roxane. |

Invisible man

Ellison, Ralph. |