Every child feels different in some way, but Thuy feels "double different." She is Vietnamese American and she has two moms. Thuy walks home one winter afternoon, angry and lonely after a bully's taunts. Then a bird catches her attention and sets Thuy on an imaginary exploration. What if she could fly away like a bird? What if she could sprint like a deer, or roar like a bear?
I am brown. I am beautiful. I am perfect. I designed this computer. I ran this race. I won this prize. I wrote this book. A joyful celebration of the skin you're in--of being brown, of being amazing, of being you.
From the award-winning and bestselling creators of Drawn Together comes the fantastic tale of a magical elevator that will lift your spirits--and press all the right buttons!$16.19ISBN: 9781452180199Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Chronicle Books - March 10th, 2020
A lyrical and heartwarming celebration of a mother's love for her children by the award-winning author of Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns.Email or call for priceISBN: 9781534411333Availability: BackorderedPublished: Aladdin - October 1st, 2019
A Kirkus Reviews Best Picture Book of 2019
Meet the funny, fierce, and fearless Amy Wu, who is determined to make a perfect bao bun today. Can she rise to the occasion?
Amy loves to make bao with her family. But it takes skill to make the bao taste and look delicious.$17.09ISBN: 9780316404488Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - August 28th, 2018
A gorgeous picture book that tells a whimsical origin story of the phases of the moon, from award-winning, bestselling author-illustrator Grace Lin
Pat, pat, pat...
Little Star's soft feet tiptoed to the Big Mooncake.$15.26ISBN: 9781911271222Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Kashi House - May 16th, 2019
Through the inspirational stories of 50 famous and under-celebrated women from Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka, South Asian girls will have a chance to dream about lives for themselves that radically differ from the limited narratives and stereotypes written for them by their culture, wider society and the mainstream media.$15.29ISBN: 9781328781505Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Clarion Books - March 3rd, 2020Prairie Lotus is a powerful, touching, multilayered book about a girl determined to fit in and realize her dreams: getting an education, becoming a dressmaker in her father’s shop, and making at least one friend. Acclaimed, award-winning author Linda Sue Park has placed a young half-Asian girl, Hanna, in a small town in America’s heartland, in 1880.$16.19ISBN: 9780316423823Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 14th, 2020
Told in dual narrative, This Is My Brain in Love is a stunning YA contemporary romance, exploring mental health, race and, ultimately, self-acceptance, for fans of I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter and Emergency Contact.$15.29ISBN: 9781779504210Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: DC Comics - May 12th, 2020
Harvey Award winner for Best Children or Young Adult Book!$15.29ISBN: 9780062866417Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Balzer + Bray - October 8th, 2019
From award-winning actor Maulik Pancholy comes a hilarious and heartfelt middle grade debut about a gay Indian American boy coming into his own. One of Time Out's “LGBTQ+ books for kids to read during Pride Month,” this is perfect for fans of Tim Federle’s Nate series.Email or call for priceISBN: 9780062671165Availability: BackorderedPublished: Greenwillow Books - January 14th, 2020
Sixteen extraordinary authors—including New York Times bestsellers Melissa de la Cruz, Renée Ahdieh, and Julie Kagawa—reimagine the folklore and mythology of East and South Asia in short stories that are by turns enchanting, heartbreaking, romantic, and passionate.$8.99ISBN: 9781419740961Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Harry N. Abrams - April 7th, 2020$16.19ISBN: 9781499808865Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: little bee books - April 7th, 2020
Daisy's Yeh-Yeh is visiting from China, and try as she might, Daisy can't get her grumpy grandpa to smile!
Daisy's Yeh-Yeh is visiting for the first time from China, and Daisy is so excited to meet him! She has big plans for all the fun they'll have together, like tea parties and snow angels, but when Yeh-Yeh arrives, Daisy finds him less jolly than she imagined.$17.09ISBN: 9780525555148Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Kokila - March 24th, 2020
For the first time ever, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate His Holiness the Dalai Lama addresses children directly, sharing lessons of peace and compassion, told through stories of his own childhood.$16.19ISBN: 9781534421721Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Beach Lane Books - November 5th, 2019
From New York Times bestselling authors Kabir Sehgal and Surishtha Sehgal comes a charming and unique alphabet book celebrating the rich culture, delicious foods, and fascinating animals of India.
From C for chai to Y for yoga, this fresh alphabet book takes young readers on a spirited journey to discover the people, places, lifestyles, and language of India.$15.26ISBN: 9781454931843Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Sterling Children's Books - September 3rd, 2019
"Alea Marley's cover illustration screams JOY and LOVE. I love everything about this important and necessary picture book, especially Harpreet Singh and his big heart." --Mr. Schu, Ambassador of School Libraries for Scholastic"This simple yet sensitive story about a child coming to terms with things beyond his control will resonate across cultures." --Kirkus$5.36ISBN: 9781684360222Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Picture Window Books - August 1st, 2018
Meet Yasmin Yasmin is a spirited second-grader who's always on the lookout for those "aha" moments to help her solve life's little problems.$16.19ISBN: 9780399173295Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - May 21st, 2019
Six Starred Reviews!
Shelf Awareness Best Children's Book of 2019
A 2019 New York Public Library Best Book for Kids
Imagination meets reality in this poetic and tender ode to childhood, illustrated by Caldecott Honor winner, John Rocco.
Every year, a boy and his family go camping at Mountain Pond.$16.19ISBN: 9781682631294Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Peachtree Publishing Company - April 1st, 2020
A Vivacious and endearing #OwnVoices story of identification, values, and the rewards in looking closely and thinking imaginatively.
"This circular story has the ring of an Indian folk tale. Its art strikingly contrasts the warm bright colors of silks and spices with the lush turquoise of peacock feathers." --The New York Times
What would you do with a feather?$16.19ISBN: 9781534418103Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for You - June 4th, 2019
A Kirkus Reviews Best Picture Book of 2019
An Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature Honor Book 2019
Six-year-old Bilal introduces his friends to his favorite dish—daal!—in this charming picture book that showcases the value of patience, teamwork, community, and sharing.
Six-year-old Bilal is excited to help his dad make his favorite$16.19ISBN: 9781534429925Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - November 5th, 2019
A young Korean girl must come up with a clever idea to help a spirit tiger who has swallowed the sun by mistake in this fun, charming debut picture book from author-illustrator Hanna Cha.
Soe-In is a tiny child in a village full of large people.Email or call for priceISBN: 9781771389631Availability: BackorderedPublished: Kids Can Press - April 2nd, 2019
When Mayumi was born, her grandfather created a garden for her. It was unlike any other garden she knew. It had no flowers or vegetables. Instead, Ojiichan made it out of stones: ?big ones, little ones and ones in-between.? Every summer, Mayumi visits her grandfather in Japan, and they tend the garden together. Raking the gravel is her favorite part.$9.86ISBN: 9781643794228Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Lee & Low Books - April 21st, 2020
Now available in paperback: In this sweet, slice-of-life story, a curious and active Asian American girl spends the day learning tai chi from her grandfather, and in turn tries to teach him how to do yoga.$16.16ISBN: 9780874869729Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Plough Publishing House - March 8th, 2019
Batchelder Honor Winner, 2020 ALA Youth Media AwardsKorea's demilitarized zone has become an amazing accidental nature preserve that gives hope for a brighter future for a divided land.
Honorable Mention, 2019 Freeman Awards (National Consortium for Teaching about Asia)$16.16ISBN: 9781643439556Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Beaver's Pond Press - March 26th, 2019$16.16ISBN: 9781554989546Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Groundwood Books - September 4th, 2018
Grandmother lives with Grace's family. She teaches her how to measure water for rice. She tells her stories about growing up in China and together they savor the flavors of her childhood. Grandmother says goodbye when she drops Grace off at school every morning and hello when she picks her up at the end of the day.$15.29ISBN: 9781570619540Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Little Bigfoot - May 5th, 2015
Meet Little Kunoichi, a young ninja in training!$12.56ISBN: 9788193388983Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Karadi Tales Picturebooks - October 1st, 2019
Tsering can't wait to taste his grandmother's delicious noodle soup.
He invites a string of friends and neighbours home. But as preparations get underway, there is a power cut and the house is plunged into darkness. Will Abi be able to put together the much-anticipated thukpa?$17.96ISBN: 9781633450394Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Museum of Modern Art - October 10th, 2017$16.19ISBN: 9781541538368Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Carolrhoda Books (R) - October 1st, 2019
Filled with wonder and sorrow and happiness.
--Alison McGhee, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Someday
A heartfelt story of a young girl seeking beauty and connection in a busy world.$14.36ISBN: 9781623708030Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Capstone Young Readers - August 1st, 2017
A 2018 Caldecott Honor Book that Kirkus Reviews calls "a must-read for our times," A Different Pond is an unforgettable story about a simple event - a long-ago fishing trip. Graphic novelist Thi Bui and acclaimed poet Bao Phi deliver a powerful, honest glimpse into a relationship between father and son - and between cultures, old and new.Email or call for priceISBN: 9780525554974Availability: BackorderedPublished: Kokila - March 17th, 2020
One lie snowballs into a full-blown double life in this irresistible story about an aspiring stand-up comedian.$8.09ISBN: 9780399544699Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Puffin Books - January 7th, 2020
A New York Times Bestseller!
Amal has big dreams, until a nightmarish encounter . . .$16.19ISBN: 9781536204940Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Candlewick - March 24th, 2020
A boy on the run. A girl determined to find him. A compelling fantasy looks at issues of privilege, protest, and justice.$13.50ISBN: 9781945820427Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Iron Circus Comics - May 19th, 2020
A Junior Library Guild Selection
"Highly recommended for readers passionate about activism." -- SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL, Starred Review
"Sure to inspire today's youthful generation of tenacious changemakers." -- BOOKLIST, Starred Review
"The messages of hope are universal." -- PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, Starred Review$17.09ISBN: 9780062941084Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Katherine Tegen Books - May 26th, 2020
Speak enters the world of Gossip Girl in this modern immigrant story from New York Times bestselling author Kelly Yang about two girls navigating wealth, power, friendship, and trauma.$16.19ISBN: 9781624149689Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Page Street Kids - May 12th, 2020
"Impossible to put down." - Kirkus, starred review$17.09ISBN: 9781984812209Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - September 10th, 2019
An Instant New York Times Bestseller and #1 Indie Bestseller!
A William C. Morris YA Debut Award Finalist
An Asian Pacific American Librarians Association Honor Book
Two friends. One fake dating scheme. What could possibly go wrong?$16.19ISBN: 9781524740955Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - August 13th, 2019
From the critically-acclaimed author of Under a Painted Sky and Outrun the Moon and founding member of We Need Diverse Books comes a powerful novel about identity, betrayal, and the meaning of family.$15.29ISBN: 9780062747273Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Greenwillow Books - September 3rd, 2019
“Fast-paced and full of wonder, this is a powerful, gripping must-read.”—Kirkus (starred review)
“A lush and mysterious fable, full of beauty, full of wonder.”—Rebecca Stead, Newbery Medal–winning author of When You Reach Me$7.19ISBN: 9781368023566Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Rick Riordan Presents - March 19th, 2019Best-selling author Rick Riordan introduces this fantasy adventure by New York Times best-selling author, Roshani Chokshi, inspired by the great epics she grew up on.Named one of 100 Best Fantasy Books of All Time by Time magazine!$10.76ISBN: 9781941026878Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Cinco Puntos Press - September 19th, 2017
Recommended Fiction Book List for the 2019 In the Margins Book Award$11.66ISBN: 9780888999641Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Groundwood Books - February 23rd, 2010
"Skim" is Kimberly Keiko Cameron, a not-slim, would-be Wiccan goth who goes to a private girls' school in the early '90s. When her classmate Katie Matthews is dumped by her boyfriend, who then kills himself possibly because he's (maybe) gay the entire school goes into mourning overdrive.$9.89ISBN: 9780316464017Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 19th, 2019
A stunning, heartbreaking debut novel about grief, love, and family, perfect for fans of Jandy Nelson and Celeste Ng.
Leigh Chen Sanders is absolutely certain about one thing: When her mother died by suicide, she turned into a bird.