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BIPOC Fantasy & Science Fiction Literature: Young Adult

This LibGuide points readers to exemplary fantasy and science fiction books that feature characters who are traditionally erased in the genre: BiPOC (black, indigenous/native peoples, and people of color) individuals.

Young Adult Fantasy & Science Fiction

With the popularity of young adult science fiction, particularly dystopic sagas like The Hunger Games and Divergent, it's safe to state that titles feature BIPOC characters will only deepen the value of this beloved genre.


These young adult books feature people of color as the principle protagonists (and antagonists!) and are appropriate for teenagers in grades 8-12.

Fantasy & Science Fiction Series

Standalone Fantasy & Science Fiction Titles