Chinese/Chinese American

A Big Mooncake for Little Star

by Grace Lin

Age 04 or older

Themes: Award Winner, Celebration & Commemoration, Engagement Tool: Arts, Engagement Tool: I'm Your Neighbor Books Created, Engagement Tool: Video, Fantasy & Folklore, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Recommended: Counterpoint to AAPI Hate

Alma Presses Play

by Tina Cane

Age 12 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 2nd, Generational: Gender Roles, Multiracial Identity, Religious Background: Jewish, The Arts

American Born Chinese

by Gene Luen Yang

Age 12 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Friendship, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Amy Wu and the Patchwork Dragon

by Kat Zhang

Age 04 or older

Themes: Celebration & Commemoration, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Generation: 2nd, Own Voices/Lived Experience, The Arts

Apple Pie Fourth of July

by Janet S. Wong

Age 04 or older

Themes: Celebration & Commemoration, Community Action, Family Relationship: Parents, Food & Culture

Auntie Yang’s Great Soybean Picnic

by Ginnie Lo

Age 08 or older

Themes: Food & Culture, Generation: 1st, Multiracial Identity

Blue Gold

by Elizabeth Stewart

Age 12 or older

Themes: Child Labor, Death of Family or Friend, Refugee Camp

Bringing in the New Year

by Grace Lin

Age 04 and Older

Themes: Celebration & Commemoration, Engagement Tool: Arts, Family Relationship: Parents, Food & Culture, Generation: 1st

Cilla Lee-Jenkins: Future Author Extraordinaire

by Susan Tan

Age 08 or older

Themes: Celebration & Commemoration, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Multiracial Identity

Cilla Lee-Jenkins: The Epic Story

by Susan Tan

Age 08 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Relationship: Siblings, Generation: 1st

Cilla Lee-Jenkins: This Book is a Classic

by Susan Tan

Age 08 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Friendship, Family Relationship: Siblings, Generation: 1st, Multiracial Identity

Crouching Tiger

by Ying Chang Compestine

Age 06 or older

Themes: Celebration & Commemoration, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Generation: 1st, Multiracial Identity

Dim Sum for Everyone

by Grace Lin

Age 03 or older

Themes: Celebration & Commemoration, Food & Culture, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Dragon Hoops

by Gene Luen Yang

Age 14 or older

Themes: Award Winner, Celebration & Commemoration, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Dumpling Days

by Grace Lin

Age 08 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Grandparents, Generation: 1st, Generational Differences: Language, Multiracial Identity, Visiting Home Country

Eyes That Kiss in the Corners

by Joanna Ho

Age 04 or older

Themes: Celebration & Commemoration, Cross-Group Friendship, Family Relationship: Parents

Frazzled: Ordinary Mishaps and Inevitable Catastrophes

by Booki Vivat

Age 09 or older

Themes: Education & Literacy

From Little Tokyo, With Love

by Sarah Kuhn

Age 14 or older

Themes: Adoption, Cross-Group Dating, Cross-Group Friendship, Death of Family or Friend, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Front Desk

by Kelly Yang

Age 09 or older

Themes: Bilingual Character, Discrimination: Racial, Education & Literacy, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Immigrant: Economic, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Recommended: Counterpoint to AAPI Hate

Ginger and Chrysanthemum

by Kristen Mai Giang

Age 04 or older

Themes: Celebration & Commemoration, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Relationship: Siblings, Food & Culture, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Grandfather Counts

by Andrea Cheng

Age 04 or older

Themes: Celebration & Commemoration, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Generational Differences: Language, Multiracial Identity
Grandpa Grumps

Grandpa Grumps

by Katrina Moore

Age 04 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Grandparents, Generation: 1st, Generational Differences: Language

It’s Not Like It’s A Secret

by Misa Sugiura

Age 12 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Dating, Discrimination: Racial, Family Relationship: Parents, LGBTQIA+

Ling and Ting series

by Grace Lin

Age 06 or older

Themes: Celebration & Commemoration, Family Relationship: Siblings, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Lucy and Linh

by Alice Pung

Age 12 or older

Themes: Education & Literacy, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st

Luna’s Yum Yum Dim Sum

by Natasha Yim

Age 03 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Siblings, Food & Culture
Lupe Wong Won't Dance

Lupe Wong Won’t Dance

by Donna Barba Higuera

Age 08 or older

Themes: Death of Family or Friend, Discrimination: Racial, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Relationship: Parents, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Mama and Papa Have a Store

by Amelia Lau Carling

Age 06 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience

My Day with Gong Gong

by Sennah Yee

Age 04 or older

Themes: Canadian Connection, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Food & Culture, Generation: 1st, Generational Differences: Language, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Welcoming by Community, Welcoming Library Selection

My Friend Mei Jing

by Anna McQuinn

Age 05 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Friendship, Generation: 1st

Not Here to Be Liked

by Michelle Quach

Age 13 or older

Themes: Community Action, Cross-Group Dating, Cross-Group Friendship, Generation: 1st, Own Voices/Lived Experience, The Arts

Parachutes

by Kelly Yang

Age 14 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Friendship, Discrimination: Racial, Immigrant: Education