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Recommended Reads by Local Authors & Illustrators

New York City is home to many, many amazing writers and artists, but this list focuses exclusively on authors and illustrators based in or originally from the Bronx or uptown Manhattan, right across the Hudson River!

I Can Write the World Cover Image
By Joshunda Sanders, Charly Palmer (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781644420010
Availability: Available to order
Published: Six Foot Press - July 8th, 2019

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A Place of Our Own Cover Image
By Joshunda Sanders, Charly Palmer (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781644420232
Availability: Not Yet Published
Published: Six Foot Press - April 5th, 2022

MC Veggie Fresh Rocks the Mic Cover Image
By Shanon Morris, Merve Terzi (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781732582118
Availability: Available to order
Published: Shanon Morris - November 6th, 2018

Some Places More Than Others Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781681191102
Availability: Available to order
Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - September 8th, 2020

Chicken Little: The Real and Totally True Tale Cover Image
By Sam Wedelich, Sam Wedelich (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338359015
Availability: Available to order
Published: Scholastic Press - June 2nd, 2020

Chicken Little and the Big Bad Wolf Cover Image
By Sam Wedelich, Sam Wedelich (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338359008
Availability: Available to order
Published: Scholastic Press - March 2nd, 2021

The Order of the Key Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781684335046
Availability: Available to order
Published: Black Rose Writing - July 9th, 2020

Bronxshapes (Bronx Baby) Cover Image
By Alex Rivera, Alex Rivera (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780593110812
Availability: Available to order
Published: Kokila - September 8th, 2020

Bronxtones (Bronx Baby) Cover Image
By Alex Rivera, Alex Rivera (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780593110782
Availability: Available to order
Published: Kokila - September 8th, 2020

Never Look Back Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781547603732
Availability: Available to order
Published: Bloomsbury YA - September 15th, 2020

The Education of Margot Sanchez Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781481472128
Availability: Available to order
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 27th, 2018

Dealing in Dreams Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781481472159
Availability: Available to order
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 3rd, 2020

Goldie Vance: The Hocus-Pocus Hoax Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780316427593
Availability: Available to order
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - January 5th, 2021

La educación de Margot Sanchez Cover Image
$11.00
ISBN: 9781984899057
Availability: Available to order
Published: Vintage Espanol - November 26th, 2019

They Both Die at the End Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062457806
Availability: Available to order
Published: Quill Tree Books - December 18th, 2018

Infinity Son (Infinity Cycle #1) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062457837
Availability: Available to order
Published: Quill Tree Books - December 1st, 2020

History Is All You Left Me Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781616958732
Availability: Available to order
Published: Soho Teen - February 6th, 2018

More Happy Than Not (Deluxe Edition) Cover Image
By Adam Silvera, Angie Thomas (Introduction by)
$10.99
ISBN: 9781641291941
Availability: Available to order
Published: Soho Teen - September 8th, 2020

Infinity Reaper (Infinity Cycle #2) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062882318
Availability: Available to order
Published: Quill Tree Books - March 2nd, 2021

Solo Quedo Nuestra Historia Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9788496886810
Availability: Available to order
Published: Urano - March 30th, 2021

I Am Alfonso Jones Cover Image
By Tony Medina, John Jennings (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781620142639
Availability: Available to order
Published: Tu Books - October 10th, 2017

Ana Maria Reyes Does Not Live in a Castle Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781620143629
Availability: Available to order
Published: Tu Books - October 2nd, 2018