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Read Woke Challenge - YA Recommendations

 African-American Voices

Asian-American Voices

Diverse Abilities

Female Voices

Hispanic-American Voices


LGBTQ+ Voices

  • Bausum, Ann.  Viral: The Fight Against AIDS in America. NF book
  • Boteju, Tanya.  Kings, Queens, and In-Betweens. book
  • Girard, M-E.  Girl Mans Up. book | ebook
  • Hutchinson, Shaun David. Brave Face. book
  • Jennings, Jazz.  Being Jazz: My life as a (transgender) teen. book | ebook | CD audiobook
  • Keplinger, Kody. That’s Not What Happened. book | CD audiobook
  • Nazemian, Abdi. Like a Love Story. book | CD audiobook
  • Pitman, Gayle.  The Stonewall Riots: Coming out in the streets. NF book
  • Russo, Meredith. Birthday. book | CD audiobook
  • Winters, Julian. How to Be Remy Cameron. book

Native American Voices

Social Injustice

  • Bates, Laura. The Burning. book
  • Bieschke, Marke.  Into the streets : a young person's visual history of protest in the United States. book
  • Cooper, Candy. Poisoned Water: How the citizens of Flint, Michigan fought for their lives and warned the nation. book
  • Jewell, Tiffany.  This Book Is Anti-Racist. book | ebook
  • Kiely, Brendan. Tradition. book
  • Reynolds, Jason & Ibram X. Kenoi.  Stamped: Racism, antiracism, and you. book | ebook | CD audiobook
  • Rich, KaeLyn. Girls resist! : a guide to activism, leadership, and starting a revolution. book

Voices of those Experiencing Poverty & Homelessness

  • Bowsher, Melodie.  My Lost and Found Life. ebook
  • Glasgow, Kathleen.  Girl in Pieces. book | CD audiobook
  • Murray, Liz.  Breaking Night: A memoir of forgiveness, survival, and my journey from homeless to Harvard. book | downloadable audiobook | CD audiobook
  • Rufener, Brenda.  Since We Last Spoke. book
  • Voigt, Cynthia. Homecoming. book