Diverse Reading

Diverse Reading

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  • Diverse Romance (last two years pub date)
  • Black Authors & Characters: Graphic Novels / Comics
  • Transgender and Nonbinary Voices
  • African American Literary Classics
  • Diverse J/YA Graphic Novels
  • Diverse Adult Graphic Novels
  • BIPOC Memoirs
  • Judaica Read-Alongs
  • Grit Lit: Street Lit
  • Hispanic & Latino Authored Picture Books & Early Readers
  • Black Westerns
  • Chronic Illness Representation in Fiction
  • Asian, Asian American, Pacific Islander, and South Asian Voices

  • Asian & AAPI Authors & Characters- Graphic Novels/Comics
  • Asian & AAPI Romance
  • Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
  • Classic Asian Literature
  • Indian Romance
  • Asian & AAPI Voices: Adult Last 2 Years
  • Asian & AAPI Voices: Juv Last 2 Years
  • Asian & AAPI Voices: YA Last 2 Years
  • Black Voices

  • Afrofuturism
  • Beyoncé Renaissance Reads: Black LGBTQIA+
  • Black Authors & Characters- Graphic Novels/Comics
  • Black Heroines
  • Black Authored Sci/Fi & Fantasy
  • Black Joy (all ages)
  • Black Joy Picture Books
  • Black Romance: Own Voices
  • Celebrate Black History Month
  • The Color Purple Reads: Black Performing Artists
  • Cozy Mysteries by Black Authors
  • Grit Lit: Street Lit
  • Juneteenth (all ages)
  • Juneteenth Juv/YA
  • LJ Essential Titles in African American History
  • Schomburg Center Black Liberation Reading List
  • ZORA Canon: Greatest books by African American Women
  • Black Voices: Adult Last 2 Years
  • Black Voices: Juv Last 2 Years
  • Black Voices: YA Last 2 Years
  • Hispanic & Latino Voices

  • Hispanic Heritage Month
  • Hispanic & Latino Authored Picture Books & Early Readers
  • Hispanic & Latino Memoirs
  • Hispanic & Latino Romance
  • National Caribbean American Month
  • Hispanic & Latino Voices: Adult Last 2 Years
  • Hispanic & Latino Voices: Juv Last 2 Years
  • Hispanic & Latino Voices: YA Last 2 Years
  • Indigenous & Native Voices

  • Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls
  • Native American Folks & Myths
  • Native American Heritage Month
  • Native & Indigenous Graphic Novels
  • Navajo, Apache, Ute
  • Indigenous Voices: Adult Last 2 years
  • Indigenous Voices: Juv Last 2 years
  • Indigenous Voices: YA Last 2 Years
  • LGBTQIA+ Voices

  • Bi the Book: A Bisexual Book List
  • Book Riot’s Most Influential Queer Books
  • Gender Identity (J/YA)
  • Historical LGBTQIA+ Romance
  • Lesbian/Sapphic Romance
  • LGBTQIA+ History Month
  • LGBTQIA+ Mysteries
  • LGBTQIA+ New & Old Classics
  • Love is Love: LGBTQIA+ Romance Reads
  • Pride
  • Pride Picture Books
  • Quozies (LGBTQIA+ Cozy Mysteries)
  • Transgender & Nonbinary Voices
  • LGBTQIA+ Voices : Adult Past 2 Years
  • LGBTQIA+ Voices: JUV Past 2 Years
  • LGBTQIA+ Voices: YA Past 2 Years
  • Over the Rainbow: LGBTQIA+ Main Characters Over 40
  • Queer Horror
  • Queer Magic: LGBTQIA+ witchy/magical reads
  • Neurodivergence & Disability Visability

  • Deaf Culture, Experience & History
  • Disability & Neurodivergence YA
  • Neurodivergent & Disability Representation- Graphic Novels/Comics
  • Disability Visibility: Adult Past 2 Years
  • Disability Visibility: JUV Past 2 Years
  • Disability Visibility: YA Past 2 Years
  • National Autism Awareness Month
  • Neurodiverse Voices: Adult Past 2 Years
  • Neurodiverse Voices: JUV Past 2 Years
  • Neurodiverse Voices: YA Past 2 Years
  • Nonfiction About Disability and Neurodiversity
  • Religion

  • Jewish American Heritage
  • Jewish Experience
  • Muslim Voices
  • Ramadan Mubarak
  • More Diverse Reading

  • BIPOC Crime Fiction
  • BIPOC Memoirs
  • Diverse Christian Titles
  • Diverse Graphic Novels- Adult
  • Diverse Graphic Novels- Juv/YA
  • Diverse Manga
  • Diverse Romance (last two years pub date)
  • Guides to Anti-Racism
  • Horror & Dark Fiction by BIPOC Authors
  • Picture Books featuring Marginalized Communities
  • The Refugee Experience
  • Social Justice/Anti-Racism Titles in CPC
  • YA Diverse Romance
  • YA Diverse Short Stories
  • Diverse Awards

  • Anisfield-Wolf Book Award Winners
  • Arab American Book Awards 2019-Present
  • Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature (Cumulative)
  • Black Caucus ALA Literary Awards
  • Consortium of Latin American Studies Program Award Winners
  • Coretta Scott King/Hamilton Book Award Winners Cumulative
  • Lambda Literary Awards (Lammys) Cumulative
  • National Jewish Book Award Winners 2017-present
  • Nommo Award Cumulative Winners
  • Pura Belpré Award Winners (Cumulative)
  • Schneider Family Book Awards & Honors (Cumulative)
  • Stonewall Book Award Cumulative
  • The Walter Awards for Diverse Authors
  • DEI Audit Backlist Titles

  • Asian & AAPI Authors & Characters: Juv backlist
  • Asian & AAPI Authors & Characters: YA backlist
  • Black Authors & Characters Adult backlist
  • Black Authors & Characters: Juv backlist
  • Black Authors & Characters: YA backlist
  • Class- DEI Audit
  • Disability Visibility Authors & Characters: Adult Backlist
  • Disability Visibility Authors & Characters: JUV Backlist
  • Disability Visibility Authors & Characters: YA Backlist
  • Diverse Adult Graphic Novels
  • Diverse J/YA Graphic Novels
  • Hispanic Authors & Characters: Adult backlist
  • Hispanic Authors & Characters: Juv backlist
  • Hispanic Authors & Characters: YA backlist
  • Indigenous Authors & Characters: Adult backlist
  • Indigenous Authors & Characters: Juv backlist
  • Indigenous Authors & Characters: YA backlist
  • LGBTQIA+ Authors & Characters: Adult Backlist
  • LGBTQIA+ Authors & Characters: JUV Backlist
  • LGBTQIA+ Authors & Characters: YA Backlist
  • Middle Eastern Authors & Characters: Adult backlist
  • Middle Eastern Authors & Characters: Juv backlist
  • Middle Eastern Authors & Characters: YA backlist
  • Middle Eastern Voices: Adult Last 2 Years
  • Middle Eastern Voices: Juv Last 2 Years
  • Middle Eastern Voices: YA Last 2 years
  • Neurodiverse Authors & Characters: Adult Backlist
  • Neurodiverse Authors & Characters: JUV Backlist
  • Neurodiverse Authors & Characters: YA Backlist