American Book Lists

The Casquette Girls by Alys ArdenThe Raven Boys by Maggie StiefvaterThe Dream Thieves by Maggie StiefvaterCompulsion by Martina BooneBeautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia
Southern Paranormal YAs
88 books — 71 voters
Born Confused by Tanuja Desai HidierA Time to Dance by Padma VenkatramanMy Basmati Bat Mitzvah by Paula J. FreedmanAbby Spencer Goes to Bollywood by Varsha BajajClimbing the Stairs by Padma Venkatraman
South Asians in Contemporary YA
113 books — 19 voters

The Sutler of Petersburg by Joy Ross DavisSpirit of the Rebellion by Debbie  PetersonRebel Spirits by Lois RubyPicture the Dead by Adele GriffinThe Mirk and Midnight Hour by Jane Nickerson
Civil War Ghosts
75 books — 19 voters
Epitaph for a Peach by David Mas MasumotoDiary of a Freedom Writer by Darrius GarrettTasting Home by Judith NewtonFarewell to Manzanar by Jeanne Wakatsuki HoustonI Love Yous Are for White People by Lac Su
California memoirs
36 books — 18 voters

Kira-Kira by Cynthia KadohataThe Floating World by Cynthia KadohataMy Year of Meats by Ruth OzekiWhat the Scarecrow Said by Stewart David IkedaWeedflower by Cynthia Kadohata
Japanese American Authors
64 books — 4 voters

The World Rushed In by J.S. HollidayRush for Riches by J.S. HollidayCalifornia Conquered by Neal HarlowEmpire of Vines by Erica HannickelCalifornia by Kevin Starr
California History
57 books — 3 voters
The Society of the Spectacle by Guy DebordA People's History of the United States by Howard ZinnThe Metaphysical Club by Louis MenandThe Age of American Unreason by Susan JacobySlaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
Essential American Education
19 books — 3 voters

Lost by Jacqueline DaviesDreamland by Kevin BakerThreads and Flames by Esther M. FriesnerThe Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice HoffmanUprising by Margaret Peterson Haddix
Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
53 books — 2 voters

A Ride into Morning by Ann RinaldiJust Jane by William LavenderCast Two Shadows by Ann RinaldiThe Riddle of Penncroft Farm by Dorothea JensenHang a Thousand Trees with Ribbons by Ann Rinaldi
Great Episodes
34 books — 1 voter
The History of Mary Prince by Mary PrinceIn and Out of Our Right Minds by Diane R. BrownHoney, Hush! by Daryl Cumber DanceTechnical Difficulties by June JordanWalking in Circles by Barbara A. Sizemore
25 books — 1 voter

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