Engaging Political YA Books About Politics (30 Books)

Engaging Political YA Books About Politics (30 Books)

Young Adult (YA/Teen) political books is a really important genre. The best political YA books are all on our ultimate list. This list of new and best teen political books is a perfect way to inspire and engage readers! If you are looking for a thought-provoking read, there is bound to be one here for you to enjoy. So get excited and pick up one of our favourite political Young Adult novels. We recommend them all!

YA Political Books

Last Update: May 8, 2023

Political YA Books

  1. Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed

2. Sources Say by Lori Goldstein

3. How I Resist: Activism and Hope For a New Generation

4. Your Own Worst Enemy by Gordon Jack

5. 10 Things I Hate About Pinky by Sandyha Menon

6. The Voting Booth by Brandy Colbert

7. Moxie by Jennifer Mathieu

If you enjoy book to movie adaptations, Moxie and been adapted by Netflix. This movie is a great companion to the novel and will generate lots of discussion about politics.

8. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

9. The (Un)Popular Vote by Jasper Sanchez

10. The Black Kids by Christina Hammonds Reed

11. Most Likely by Sarah Watson

12. Watch Us Rise by Renée Watson and Ellen Hagan

13. Running by Natalia Sylvester

14. You Say it First by Katie Cotugno

15. Dear Martin by Nic Stone

16. Dread Nation by Justina Ireland

17.Tyler Johnson Was Here by Jay coles

18. The State of Us by Shaun David Hutchinson

19. The Wrong Side of Right by Jenn Marie Thorne

20. Like a Love Story by Abdi Nazemian

21. Love is a Revolution by Renée Watson

22. The Nowhere Girls by Any Reed

23. Take the Mic: Fictional Stories of Everyday Resistance

24. Jasmine Zumideh Needs a Win by Susan Azim Boyer

25. Stamped: Anitracism and You by Jason Reynolds

26. Nevertheless, We Persisted: 48 Voices of Defiance, Strength, and Courage

27. Something Like Possible by Miel Moreland

28. The President’s Daughter by Ellen Emerson White

29. The Perfect Candidate by Peter Stone

30. Hope Was Here by Joan Bauer

Political YA books are the best reads to spark a conversation about government and social justice. If you are a fan of Goodreads, we have a shelf for our favourite YA political books to explore. What are some of your favourites? Let us know in the comments!

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