Diversity & Inclusion

Here at MBE Books we have curated a selection of the most popular diverse and inclusive books available. Books and stories that feature a diverse range of voices can help to develop empathy and inclusion, as well as to build a more realistic view of the world around us. Generally featuring characters that are traditionally under-represented in teenage fiction.

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A Kind Of Spark

A Kind Of Spark

A Kind of Spark tells the story of 11-year-old Addie as she campaigns for a memorial in memory of the witch trials that took place in her Scottish hometown. Addie knows there's more to the story of these 'witches', just like there is more to hers. ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 192
  • MBE Code : 438
Original price was: £7.99.Current price is: £5.59. 30% off
Ace Of Spades

Ace Of Spades

Hello, Niveus High. It's me. Who am I? That's not important. All you need to know is...I'm here to divide and conquer. - AcesWelcome to Niveus Private Academy, where money paves the hallways, and the students are never less than perfect. Until now. ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 470
  • MBE Code : 513
Original price was: £8.99.Current price is: £6.29. 30% off
Alex In Wonderland

Alex In Wonderland

In the town of Newsands, painfully shy Alex is abandoned by his two best friends for the summer. But he unexpectedly lands a part-time job at Wonderland, a run-down amusement arcade on the seafront, where he gets to know the other teen misfits ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 388
  • MBE Code : 457
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All That's Left In The World

All That’s Left In The World

When the Superflu wipes out most of the population, Jamie finds himself completely alone in a cabin in the woods - until an injured stranger crosses his path. Life is dangerous now and, armed with a gun, Jamie goes to pull the trigger. But there's...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 354
  • MBE Code : 542
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All The Invisible Things

All The Invisible Things

With Pez, the days felt endless – cycling, climbing trees, sucking sour sweets till our tongues burned. I’d give anything to be that girl again. For four years Vetty Lake has been keeping her heart in hiding. Since her mum died and her family ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 358
  • MBE Code : 461
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All The Pieces Of Me

All The Pieces Of Me

Year 9 can be tough for everyone, but for Tally it feels even tougher. Everything seems to be changing as she and her friends get older. Make-up, boys, social media, GCSE prep - why is it all starting to feel so different? Tally has always known ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 294
  • MBE Code : 548
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Anita & Me

Anita & Me

The debut novel from the award-winning screenwriter of Bhaji on the Beach. The title of Anita & Me reflects on the character of nine-year-old Meena, growing up in the only Punjabi family, surrounded in the Black Country mining village of ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 336
  • MBE Code : 205
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Because Of You

Because Of You

Poppy's having a nightmare at home. Her parents have split up and her mum's new boyfriend is moving in. Dad is the one who's always been there for Poppy, but now he's drifting further and further away. It seems like things can't get any worse until ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 98
  • MBE Code : 535
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Becoming Dinah

Becoming Dinah

Dinah’s whole world is upside down, dead things and angry men and cuts all over her head that are beginning to sting…. Seventeen-year-old Dinah needs to leave her home, the weird commune where she grew up. She needs a whole new identity, ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 244
  • MBE Code : 462
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Birthday

Birthday

Meet Eric and Morgan. Born on the same day, at the same time, in the same place.They’ve always shared this one day together, but as they grow up they begin to grow apart. Everyone expects Eric to get a football scholarship, but no one knows he’s ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 312
  • MBE Code : 463
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Black And British: A Short Essential History

Black And British: A Short Essential History

When did Africans first come to Britain?Who are the well-dressed black children in Georgian paintings?Why did the American Civil War disrupt the Industrial Revolution?These and many other questions are answered in this essential introduction to 1800 ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 176
  • MBE Code : 442
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Black Brother, Black Brother

Black Brother, Black Brother

Donte wishes he were invisible. As one of the few black boys at his school, he feels as if he is constantly swimming in whiteness. Most of the students don't look like him. They don't like him either. Dubbed the 'Black Brother', Donte's teachers and ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 240
  • MBE Code : 446
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Boy 87

Boy 87

Boy 87 is an original and beautifully written page-turner of a novel about love, survival and the strength that can be found in a hopeful human spirit' -- Sarah Crossan, Carnegie Medal Winner'Shif is an unforgettable character, and his story should ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 224
  • MBE Code : 433
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Boy Like Me

Boy Like Me

It's 1994 and thanks to Section 28, there can be no mention of gay relationships in UK schools. When a kind librarian leads Jamie to a disguised novel in the library that reflects his own confused feelings towards boys, Jamie sees that he's not the ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 368
  • MBE Code : 677
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Can You See Me?

Can You See Me?

With diary entries written by eleven-year-old Libby Scott, based on her own experiences of autism, this pioneering book, writtenin collaboration with esteemed author Rebecca Westcott, hasbeen widely praised for its realistic portrayal of autism. ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 368
  • MBE Code : 415
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Cuts Both Ways

Cuts Both Ways

London is everything to Cynthia, so when her parents move her to a place where there is only one bus an hour and the faint smell of horse manure continuously permeates the air, it's a culture shock, to say the least. As is transitioning to a private ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 320
  • MBE Code : 667
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Dare To Be You

Dare To Be You

If you're the kind of person who thinks: I don't like standing out from the crowd ... I wish I could be more like the cool kids ... There's no point trying to change things ... then this book is for you.Because guess what? There's no such ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 192
  • MBE Code : 436
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Fight Back

Fight Back

Aaliyah is an ordinary thirteen-year-old living in the Midlands - she's into her books, shoes, K-pop and she is a Muslim. She has always felt at home where she lives ... until a terrorist attack in her area changes everything. As racial tensions ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 370
  • MBE Code : 543
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Ghost Boys

Ghost Boys

A heartbreaking and powerful story about a black boy killed by a white police officer, drawing connections with real-life history, from award-winning author Jewell Parker Rhodes. ALIVETwelve-year-old Jerome doesn't get into trouble. He goes to ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 214
  • MBE Code : 315
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Glitter Boy

Glitter Boy

James loves dancing, poetry, and Mariah Carey (not in that order, though, because Mariah would obviously be first!). His teacher, Mr Hamilton, is getting married to his boyfriend and it seems that James will be part of a surprise choir ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 368
  • MBE Code : 662
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Go Big

Go Big

Secondary school can seem scary. Corridors are wide, older students look terrifying and there's homework, messy friendships and stressful exams to deal with. But, whether you're about to land at secondary school or you're still settling in, Mr ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 208
  • MBE Code : 566
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Heartbreak Boys

Heartbreak Boys

At the start of summer, Jack and Nate find themselves dumped as their respective exes, Dylan and Tariq, start up a new relationship together. Not only that, their exes start posting pics on social media, showing the whole world how fabulous their ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 405
  • MBE Code : 464
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Heroes

Heroes: How To Turn Inspiration Into Action

During your life you're going to come across people who will change your life. People who will inspire you to be the best version of yourself that you can be. Marcus Rashford is not only an England International footballer – he's also a ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 224
  • MBE Code : 677
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High Rise Mystery

High Rise Mystery

The detective duo everyone is dying to meet! Summer in London is hot, the hottest on record, and there's been a murder in THE TRI: the high-rise home to resident know-it-alls, Nik and Norva. Who better to solve the case? Armed with curiosity, ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 352
  • MBE Code : 563
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Home Girl

Home Girl

This isn't my home. Haven't had a proper home since...This is just somewhere I'll be resting my bones for a week and maybe a bit. This time next year you'll forget who I am. I haven't got a diddly where I'll be by then. But I'm used to it' New ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 288
  • MBE Code : 383
Original price was: £7.99.Current price is: £5.59. 30% off