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Women of Color Protagonists (Winter 2019)

Enjoy a list of books that brings women of color to the spotlight of these stories.

 
The JumbiesThe Jumbies
by Tracey Baptiste
 
Rise of the JumbiesRise of the Jumbies
by Tracey Baptiste
 
The Jumbie God’s RevengeThe Jumbie God’s Revenge
by Tracey Baptiste
 
Running on the Roof of the WorldRunning on the Roof of the World
by Jess Butterworth
 
Kaia and the BeesKaia and the Bees
by Maribeth Boelts
 
How to Be on the MoonHow to Be on the Moon
by Viviane Schwarz
 
Begone the Raggedy Witches:Begone the Raggedy Witches
by Celine Kiernan
 
Astro GirlAstro Girl
by Ken Wilson-Max
 
Jasmine Green Rescues: A Piglet Called TruffleJasmine Green Rescues
by Helen Peters
 
Freedom SoupFreedom Soup
by Tami Charles
 
Malala: Activist for Girls’ EducationMalala
by Raphaële Frier
 
Nina: Jazz Legend and Civil-Rights Activist Nina SimoneNina
by Alice Brière-Haquet
 
Wangari Maathai: The Woman Who Planted Millions of TreesWangari Maathai
by Franck Prévot
 
Struttin’ with Some Barbecue: Lil Hardin Armstrong Becomes the First Lady of JazzStruttin’ with Some Barbecue
by Patricia Hruby Powell
 
Like VanessaLike Vanessa
by Tami Charles
 
Becoming BeatrizBecoming Beatriz
by Tami Charles
 
This Noble WomanThis Noble Woman
by Michael Greenburg
 
Double VictoryDouble Victory
by Cheryl Mullenbach
 
The Many Faces of Josephine BakerThe Many Faces of Josephine Baker
by Peggy Caravantes
 
Por Todo Nuestro AlrededorPor Todo Nuestro Alrededor
by Xelena Gonzalez
 
Don’t Say a Word MamáDon’t Say a Word Mamá
by Joe Hayes
 
Pájaro VerdePájaro Verde
by Joe Hayes
 
Jaya and Rasa: A Love StoryJaya and Rasa
by Sonia Patel
 
Gabi, A Girl In PiecesGabi, A Girl In Pieces
by Isabel Quintero
 
Gabi, A Girl In PiecesGabi, A Girl In Pieces
by J.L. Powers
 
Sweet Dreams, SarahSweet Dreams, Sarah
by Vivian Kirkfield
 
Beautiful Shades of Brown: The Art of Laura Wheeler WaringBeautiful Shades of Brown
by Nancy Churnin
 
The Girl Who Saved YesterdayThe Girl Who Saved Yesterday
by Julius Lester
 
The Manic PanicThe Manic Panic
by Richa Jha
 
Mommy SayangMommy Sayang
by Rosana Sullivan
 
Grace Goes to WashingtonGrace Goes to Washington
by Kelly DiPucchio
 
Aru Shah and the Song of DeathAru Shah and the Song of Death
by Roshani Chokshi
 
Sanity & Tallulah: Field TripSanity & Tallulah
by Molly Brooks
 
Race to the SunRace to the Sun
by Rebecca Roanhorse
 
DK Life Stories: Harriet TubmanDK Life Stories
by " Kitson Jazynka"
 
DK Life Stories: Katherine JohnsonDK Life Stories
by Joy Wilkins
 
The WatcherThe Watcher
by Nikki Grimes
 
Four Feet, Two SandalsFour Feet, Two Sandals
by Karen Lynn Williams & Khadra Mohammed
 
Princess Ka’iulaniPrincess Ka’iulani
by Sharon Linnea
 
Always with YouAlways with You
by Ruth Vander Zee
 
Come SundayCome Sunday
by Nikki Grimes
 
The Secret CatThe Secret Cat
by Katarina Strömgård
 
Layla’s HappinessLayla’s Happiness
by Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie
 
BirdsongBirdsong
by Julie Flett
 
Althea Gibson: The Story of Tennis’ Fleet-of-Foot GirlAlthea Gibson
by Megan Reid
 
It Began With a Page: How Gyo Fujikawa Drew the WayIt Began With a Page
by Kyo Maclear
 
The Magnificent Mya Tibbs: Mya in the MiddleThe Magnificent Mya Tibbs
by Crystal Allen
 
Luna Loves Library DayLuna Loves Library Day
by Joseph Coelho
 
Love from Anna Hibiscus!Love from Anna Hibiscus!
by Atinuke
 
Yara’s Tawari TreeYara’s Tawari Tree
by Yossi Lapid
 
Operation Rescue DogOperation Rescue Dog
by Maria Gianferrari
 
Loretta’s GiftLoretta’s Gift
by Pat Zietlow Miller
 
Forty ThievesForty Thieves
by Christy Lenzi
 
Mighty Meg #1: Mighty Meg and the Magical RingMighty Meg #1
by Sammy Griffin
 
Midsummer’s MayhemMidsummer’s Mayhem
by Rajani LaRocca
 
Lulu the One and OnlyLulu the One and Only
by Lynnette Mawhinney
 
Papa, Daddy, and RileyPapa, Daddy, and Riley
by Seamus Kirst
 
Marvelous, Maravilloso: Me and My Beautiful FamilyMarvelous, Maravilloso
by Carrie Lara
 
Written in the StarsWritten in the Stars
by Aisha Saeed
 
A Time to DanceA Time to Dance
by Padma Venkatraman
 
Emma & Julia Love BalletEmma & Julia Love Ballet
by Barbara McClintock
 
HaphavenHaphaven
by Norm Harper
 
Fast Enough: Bessie Stringfield’s First RideFast Enough
by Joel Christian Gill
 
SuperbSuperb
by David F. Walker, Sheena C. Howard
 
Princess Princess Ever AfterPrincess Princess Ever After
by Katie O'Neill
 
Pilu of the WoodsPilu of the Woods
by Mai K. Nguyen
 
Unplugged and UnpopularUnplugged and Unpopular
by Mat Heagerty
 
Embrace the ChickenEmbrace the Chicken
by Mahtab Narsimhan
 
The Girl and the WolfThe Girl and the Wolf
by Katherena Vermette
 
Grandmother SchoolGrandmother School
by Rina Singh
 
MooncakesMooncakes
by Loretta Seto
 
One Earth: People of Color Protecting Our PlanetOne Earth
by Anuradha Rao
 
Zoe and the FawnZoe and the Fawn
by Catherine Jameson
 
The Only Living Girl Volume 1: The Island At The Edge of InfinityThe Only Living Girl Volume 1
by David Gallaher
 
Trish Trash: Roller Girl of Mars OmnibusTrish Trash
by Jessica Abel
 
Geeky F@b Five Volume 1: It’s Not Rocket ScienceGeeky F@b Five Volume 1
by Liz and Lucy Lareau
 
Geeky F@b Five Volume 2: Mystery of the Missing MonarchGeeky F@b Five Volume 2
by Liz and Lucy Lareau
 
Geeky F@b Five Volume 3: DOGgone CATastropheGeeky F@b Five Volume 3
by Liz and Lucy Lareau
 
Loud House Volume 8: Livin La Casa LoudLoud House Volume 8
by The Loud House Creative Team
 
Bird CountBird Count
by Susan Edwards Richmond
 
Nina Soni, Former Best FriendNina Soni, Former Best Friend
by Kashmira Sheth
 
Izzy GizmoIzzy Gizmo
by Pip Jones
 
King & Kayla and the Case of Found FredKing & Kayla and the Case of Found Fred
by Dori Hillestad Butler
 
Child of SpringChild of Spring
by Farhana Zia
 
The Sun Is Also A StarThe Sun Is Also A Star
by Nicola Yoon
 
Color Me InColor Me In
by Natasha Diaz
 
PETPET
by Akwaeke Emezi
 
Full DisclosureFull Disclosure
by Camryn Garrett
 
Spin the DawnSpin the Dawn
by Elizabeth Lim
 
Reach for the SkaiReach for the Skai
by Skai Jackson
 
Frida KahloFrida Kahlo
by Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
 
Maya AngelouMaya Angelou
by Lisbeth Kaiser
 
Harriet TubmanHarriet Tubman
by Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
 
Josephine BakerJosephine Baker
by Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
 
Wilma RudolphWilma Rudolph
by Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
 
Ghost SquadGhost Squad
by Claribel Ortega
 
Project Middle School (Alyssa Milano’s Hope #1)Project Middle School (Alyssa Milano’s Hope #1)
by Alyssa Milano, Debbie Rigaud
 
Lety Out LoudLety Out Loud
by Angela Cervantes
 
Keep it Together, Keiko CarterKeep it Together, Keiko Carter
by Debbi Michiko Florence
 
Women in BiologyWomen in Biology
by Mary Wissinger
 
Women in ChemistryWomen in Chemistry
by Mary Wissinger
 
Women in PhysicsWomen in Physics
by Mary Wissinger
 
All of Us with WingsAll of Us with Wings
by Michelle Ruiz Keil
 
Hope Is Our Only WingHope Is Our Only Wing
by Rutendo Tavengerwei
 
Love, Hate and Other FiltersLove, Hate and Other Filters
by Samira Ahmed
 
LorraineLorraine
by Ketch Secor
 
Dream On, AmberDream On, Amber
by Emma Shevah
 
Shark LadyShark Lady
by Jess Keating
 
IllegalIllegal
by Eoin Colfer & Andrew Donkin
 
Labyrinth LostLabyrinth Lost
by Zoraida Cordova
 
The Bone WitchThe Bone Witch
by Rin Chupeco
 
Astronaut AnnieAstronaut Annie
by Suzanne Slade
 
Magnificent Homespun BrownMagnificent Homespun Brown
by Samara Cole Doyon
 
Melena’s JubileeMelena’s Jubilee
by Zetta Elliott
 
The Good Luck GirlsThe Good Luck Girls
by Charlotte Nicole Davis
 
Everlasting NoraEverlasting Nora
by Marie Miranda Cruz
 
Five MidnightsFive Midnights
by Ann Davila Cardinal
 
A Thousand FiresA Thousand Fires
by Shannon Price
 
Pippa’s Night ParadePippa’s Night Parade
by Lisa Robinson
 
Juniper Kai: Super SpyJuniper Kai
by Laura Gehl
 
Along the TapajósAlong the Tapajós
by Fernando Vilela
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