Coined by writer Corinne Duyvis, #OwnVoices is a term that refers to an author from a marginalized or underrepresented group writing about their own experiences/from their own perspective, rather than someone from an outside perspective writing as a character from an underrepresented group.
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Black is a Rainbow Color by Angela Joy, ill. Ekua Holmes
Eyes That Kiss in the Corners by Joanna Ho, ill. Dung Ho
I Am Every Good Thing by Derrick Barnes and Gordon C. James
Laxmi's Mooch by Shelly Anand, ill. Nabi H. Ali
Lulu the One and Only by Lynnette Mawhinney, ill. Jennie Poh
Magnificent Homespun Brown: A Celebration by Samara Cole Doyon, ill. Kaylani Juanita
Sunday Funday in Koreatown by Aram Kim
We Are Water Protectors by Carole Lindstrom, ill. Michaela Goade
Wishes by Mượn Thị Văn, ill. Victo Ngai
Your Name is a Song by Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow, ill. Luisa Uribe