American Book Lists

The Casquette Girls by Alys ArdenThe Dream Thieves by Maggie StiefvaterThe Raven Boys by Maggie StiefvaterDe Lady Down De Bayou by Sonia Taylor BrockCompulsion by Martina Boone
Southern Paranormal YAs
89 books — 68 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

Diary 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 SuEpitaph for a Peach by David Mas Masumoto
California memoirs
28 books — 16 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 YA
102 books — 16 voters

Witch Child by Celia ReesNew England Witch Chronicles by Chelsea Luna BellingeriConjured by Chelsea Luna BellingeriAll Hallows Eve by Chelsea Luna BellingeriWicked Betrayal by Chelsea Luna Bellingeri
YA & Middle Grade: Salem Witch Trials
63 books — 13 voters
Steam Me Up, Rawley by Angela QuarlesBoneshaker by Cherie PriestScarlet Devices by Delphine DrydenMagnificent Devices by Shelley AdinaDreadnought by Cherie Priest
Steampunk Set in the United States
14 books — 11 voters

Rosie's Quest by Ann CarrollRosie's Century by Ann CarrollRosie's Troubles by Ann CarrollRosie's Gift by Ann CarrollRosie's War by Ann Carroll
Non-American and Non-English Books
77 books — 5 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. HollidayEmpire of Vines by Erica HannickelCalifornia by Kevin StarrCity of Quartz by Mike DavisBecoming Mexican American by George J. Sanchez
California History
56 books — 2 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


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