Fave Five: Middle Grade with Queer Black MCs

Hurricane ChildKing and the Dragonflies, and Moonflower by Kacen Callender

Cameron Battle and the Hidden Kingdoms by Jamar J. Perry (Amz)

In the Key of Us by Mariama J. Lockington

Meow or Never by Jazz Taylor

Thanks a Lot, Universe by Chad Lucas

Bonus: Coming in 2023: Alex Wise vs. the End of the World by Terry J. Benton-Walker, Ellie Engle Saves Herself by Leah Johnson, and Five Second Violation by George M. Johnson

Double Bonus: For a graphic novel, check out Artie and the Wolf Moon by Olivia Stephens

2 thoughts on “Fave Five: Middle Grade with Queer Black MCs”

  1. I really enjoyed ‘Hurricane Child,’ ‘King and the Dragonflies,’ and ‘Thanks a Lot, Universe.’ I think ‘King and the Dragonflies’ was my favorite of the three.

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