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Girl in Reverse

by Barbara Stuber Margaret K. McElderry Books (May 13, 2014)

Being adopted isn't easy--especially when you're seen as a national enemy. A teen seeks the roots of her identity in this stirring novel from the acclaimed author of Crossing the Tracks.

When Lily was three,...


Kira-Kira

by Cynthia Kadohata Atheneum Books for Young Readers (June 20, 2008)

kira-kira (kee' ra kee' ra): glittering; shining

Glittering. That's how Katie Takeshima's sister, Lynn, makes everything seem. The sky is kira-kira because its color is deep but see-through at the same time....


Sugar

by Jewell Parker Rhodes Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (May 07, 2013)

From Jewell Parker Rhodes, the author of Towers Falling and Ninth Ward (a Coretta Scott King Honor Book and a Today show Al's Book Club for Kids pick) comes a tale of a strong, spirited young girl who rises...


Stargazing

by Jen Wang First Second (September 09, 2019)

Stargazing is a heartwarming middle-grade graphic novel in the spirit of Real Friends and El Deafo, from New York Times bestselling author-illustrator Jen Wang.

Moon is everything Christine isn't. She's confident,...


Chinatown

by William Low Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (September 14, 1997)

Chinatown. City within a city. Home to street cobblers and herbalists, tai chi masters and kung fu students, outdoor fish markets and lots and lots of restaurants. And best of all, when the Chinese New Year...


This Is Our House

by Hyewon Yum Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (July 29, 2013)

A tree has bloomed on a city block outside a house for many years. Inside that house, several generations of a family have grown up. Grandma and Grandpa arrived at the house from a country far away, and Mom...


American as Paneer Pie

by Supriya Kelkar Aladdin (June 09, 2020)

An Indian American girl navigates prejudice in her small town and learns the power of her own voice in this brilliant gem of a middle grade novel full of humor and heart, perfect for fans of Front Desk and Amina’s...


Mindy Kim and the Birthday Puppy

by Lyla Lee & Dung Ho Aladdin (June 09, 2020)

Fresh off the Boat meets Junie B. Jones in this third novel in an adorable chapter book series about Mindy Kim, a young Asian American girl who wants a puppy for her birthday!

All Mindy Kim has ever wanted is...


Mindy Kim and the Yummy Seaweed Business

by Lyla Lee & Dung Ho Aladdin (January 14, 2020)

Fresh Off the Boat meets Junie B. Jones in this first novel in an adorable new chapter book series about Mindy Kim, a young Asian American girl who is starting a snack business!

Mindy Kim just wants three things:...


Mindy Kim and the Lunar New Year Parade

by Lyla Lee & Dung Ho Aladdin (January 14, 2020)

Fresh Off the Boat meets Junie B. Jones in this second novel in an adorable new chapter book series about Mindy Kim, a young Asian American girl who is getting ready to celebrate Lunar New Year!

Mindy is excited...


It's Girls Like You, Mickey

by Patti Kim Atheneum Books for Young Readers (June 30, 2020)

Mickey navigates the pitfalls, heartbreaks, and triumphs of seventh grade in this uplifting companion to I’m Ok, which award-winning author Gene Luen Yang praised as “funny and heartfelt.”

For the first...


Born Confused

by Tanuja Desai Hidier & Marguerite Gavin Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2006)

Dimple Lala doesn't know what to think. Her parents are from India, and she's spent her whole life resisting their traditions. Then suddenly she gets to high school and everything Indian is trendy. Now things...


Ling & Ting: Twice as Silly

by Grace Lin & Tara Sands Little, Brown Young Readers (November 11, 2014)

Ling & Ting are twins. They like to be silly. They like to tell jokes. Most of all, they like to laugh together. Laugh with Ling & Ting!

The beloved twins from the Geisel Honor book Ling & Ting: Not Exactly the...


Ling & Ting: Together in All Weather

by Grace Lin & Tara Sands Little, Brown Young Readers (November 03, 2015)

Ling and Ting have fun, rain or shine, in the fourth book of this irresistible early reader series.

The adorable twins Ling and Ting from the Geisel Honor early reader series are back to have fun in Winter,...


The Year of the Dog

by Grace Lin & Kim Mai Guest Little, Brown Young Readers (January 02, 2018)

A special edition of a modern classic by the Newbery-Award winning and bestselling author of Where the Mountain Meets the Moon

When Pacy's mom tells her that this is a good year for friends, family, and "finding...


Nothing But the Truth (and a few white lies)

by Justina Chen Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (October 02, 2012)

Half Asian and half white, Patty Ho has never felt completely home in her skin. When a Chinese fortuneteller foresees a white guy on Patty's horizon, things go from bad to worse in this novel by acclaimed author...


The Forbidden Temptation of Baseball

by Dori Jones Yang SparkPress (August 15, 2017)

Despite his impulsive and curious nature, twelve-year-old Leon is determined to follow the Emperor’s rules—to live with an American family, study hard, and return home to modernize China. But he also must...


New Year

by Rich Lo Sky Pony (November 15, 2016)

After his family moves from Hong Kong to Los Angeles, a boy begins school in America. He has a difficult time adjusting with limited knowledge of the English language and American culture. His translator is...


From the Stars in the Sky to the Fish in the Sea

by Kai Cheng Thom, Kai Yun Ching & Wai-Yant Li Arsenal Pulp Press (October 16, 2017)

A children’s picture book that incorporates lush visual storytelling with poetic language to tell the tale of a magical gender variant child who brings transformation and change to the world around them with...


Shadow Spinner

by Susan Fletcher Atheneum Books for Young Readers (October 18, 2011)

Every night, Shahrazad begins a story. And every morning, the Sultan lets her live another day -- providing the story is interesting enough to capture his attention. After almost one thousand nights, Shahrazad...


Aunty Pinau's Banyan Tree

by Helen Berkey & Raymond Lanterman Tuttle Publishing (June 10, 1970)

This multicultural children's book is a classic Hawaiian story that both children and parents will love.

A familiar sight in Hawaii is the giant banyan tree, its huge mass supported by roots growing down from...


What's My Name in Hawaii?

by Louise Bonner & Ray Lanterman Tuttle Publishing (June 10, 1967)

What's My Name in Hawaii? is a multicultural children's story of a little Japanese boy's search for a name.

He needs a new one because he is about to become an American citizen in Hawaii, where his parents have...


Michiko or Mrs.Belmont's Brownstone on Brooklyn Heights

by Clay Lancaster Tuttle Publishing (December 08, 2015)

This classic children's storybook is about Michiko—a little Japanese girl—who, all alone, makes the long journey from a small country village in Japan to her new home and life in Brooklyn Heights.

Michiko...


The Secret Cave of Kamanawa

by Helen Lamar Berkey & Ray Lanterman Tuttle Publishing (June 15, 1968)

A classic story, this young adult adventure book takes readers to the Hawaiian Islands.

The Secret Cave of Kamanawa is a story about a secret burial cave of an old Hawaiian ali’i or chief. It provides the adventure...


When Dimple Met Rishi

by Sandhya Menon Simon Pulse (May 30, 2017)

A New York Times bestseller

An NPR Best Book of 2017

A Buzzfeed Best YA Book of 2017

A Kirkus Reviews Best Teen Book of 2017

A School Library Journal Best Young Adult Book of 2017

A Bustle Best YA Novel of 2017...


The Book of the Heart

by Carrie Asai & Renato Alarcao Simon Pulse (June 15, 2004)

When I was six months old, I dropped from the sky -- the lone survivor of a deadly Japanese plane crash. The newspapers named me Heaven. I was adopted by a wealthy family in Tokyo, pampered, and protected. For...


The Book of the Flame

by Carrie Asai & Renato Alarcao Simon Pulse (June 15, 2004)

When I was six months old, I dropped from the sky -- the lone survivor of a deadly Japanese plane crash. The newspapers named me Heaven. I was adopted by a wealthy family in Tokyo, pampered, and protected. For...


The Book of the Pearl

by Carrie Asai & Renato Alarcao Simon Pulse (June 15, 2004)

When I was six months old, I dropped from the sky -- the lone survivor of a deadly Japanese plane crash. The newspapers named me Heaven. I was adopted by a wealthy family in Tokyo, pampered, and protected. For...


Ruby Lu, Star of the Show

by Lenore Look & Stef Choi Atheneum Books for Young Readers (February 08, 2011)

Ruby Lu returns--in paperback! Can this spunky middle-grader solve her family's money troubles?

Ruby is starting third grade, and she can't wait! She'll get to join fun clubs, learn cursive, and play in the orchestra....


The Book of the Shadow

by Carrie Asai & Renato Alarcao Simon Pulse (June 15, 2004)

When I was six months old, I dropped from the sky -- the lone survivor of a deadly Japanese plane crash. The newspapers named me Heaven. I was adopted by a wealthy family in Tokyo, pampered, and protected. For...


The Book of the Wind

by Carrie Asai & Renato Alarcao Simon Pulse (June 15, 2004)

When I was six months old, I dropped from the sky -- the lone survivor of a deadly Japanese plane crash. The newspapers named me Heaven. I was adopted by a wealthy family in Tokyo, pampered, and protected. For...


The Book of the Sword

by Carrie Asai & Annabelle Verhoye Simon Pulse (June 15, 2004)

When I was six months old, I dropped from the sky -- the lone survivor of a deadly Japanese plane crash. The newspapers called me Heaven. I was adopted by a wealthy family in Tokyo, pampered, and protected....


The Year of the Rat

Pacy #2

by Grace Lin Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (January 01, 2008)

In this sequel to Year of the Dog, Pacy has another big year in store for her. The Year of the Dog was a very lucky year: she met her best friend Melody and discovered her true talents. However, the Year of...


Ruby Lu, Brave and True

by Lenore Look & Anne Wilsdorf Atheneum Books for Young Readers (May 11, 2010)

Most days the best thing about being Ruby is everything. Like when she's the star of her own backyard magic show. Or when she gives a talk at the school safety assembly on the benefits of reflective tape. Or...


Ruby Lu, Empress of Everything

by Lenore Look & Anne Wilsdorf Atheneum Books for Young Readers (June 23, 2008)

When Ruby's cousin Flying Duck emigrates from China to live with her, Ruby decides the best thing about Flying Duck is that she is a great new friend. BUT the worst thing about Flying Duck is that now, no one...


Kimchi & Calamari

by Rose Kent HarperCollins (October 06, 2009)

Kimchi and calamari. It sounds like a quirky food fusion of Korean and Italian cuisine, and it's exactly how Joseph Calderaro feels about himself. Why wouldn't an adopted Korean drummer—comic book junkie feel...


Girl Overboard

by Justina Chen Headley Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (January 01, 2008)

Everybody thinks Syrah is the golden girl. After all, her father is Ethan Cheng, billionaire, and she has everything any kid could possibly desire: a waterfront mansion, jet plane, and custom-designed snowboards....


The Year of the Dog

Pacy #1

by Grace Lin Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (January 01, 2008)

It's the Chinese Year of the Dog, and as Pacy celebrates with her family, she finds out that this is the year she is supposed to "find herself." Universal themes of friendship, family, and finding one's passion...


Out of the Darkened Room: When a Parent Is Depressed: Protecting the Children and Strengthening the Family

by William R. Beardslee & Ed Young Little, Brown and Company (June 27, 2009)

Depression spreads like a contagion through families, affecting everyone's lives, especially children's. The spouses of people with depression are several times more likely to become depressed themselves; their...