Chinese/Chinese American

A Big Mooncake for Little Star

by Grace Lin

Age 04 or older

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

A Glasshouse of Stars

by Shirley Marr

Age 08 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Relationship: Parents, Genre: Fantasy & Folklore, Trauma & Healing: Death of Family or Friend

A Sweet New Year for Ren

by Michelle Sterling

Age 04 or older

Themes: Celebrations, Celebrations: Lunar New Year, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Celebrations & Traditions, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Family, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Engagement Tool: Arts, Family Relationship: Parents, Family Relationship: Siblings, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Alma Presses Play

by Tina Cane

Age 12 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 2nd, Generational Differences: 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: Celebrations, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Generation: 2nd, Own Voices/Lived Experience, The Arts

Amy Wu and the Perfect Bao

by Kat Zhang

Age 4 or older

Themes: Celebrations, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Engagement Tool: Arts, Engagement Tool: Video, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 2nd, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Amy Wu and the Warm Welcome

by Kat Zhang

Age 4 or older

Themes: Celebrations, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Engagement Tool: Video, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Generation: 2nd, Multilingual Character, Multilingual: Mandarin/English, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Welcoming by Individual

Apple Pie Fourth of July

by Janet S. Wong

Age 04 or older

Themes: Celebrations, Community Action, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Family Relationship: Parents

Auntie Yang’s Great Soybean Picnic

by Ginnie Lo

Age 08 or older

Themes: Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Generation: 1st, Multiracial Identity

Blue Gold

by Elizabeth Stewart

Age 12 or older

Themes: Human Rights Violation: Child Labor, Refugee Camp, Trauma & Healing: Death of Family or Friend

Bonnie’s Rocket

by Emeline Lee

Age 5 or older

Themes: Educator Resource, Engagement Tool: Arts, Engagement Tool: Video, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 2nd, Own Voices/Lived Experience, STEM

Bringing in the New Year

by Grace Lin

Age 04 and Older

Themes: Celebrations, Celebrations: Lunar New Year, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Engagement Tool: Arts, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st

Cilla Lee-Jenkins: Future Author Extraordinaire

by Susan Tan

Age 08 or older

Themes: Celebrations, 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: Celebrations, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Generation: 1st, Multiracial Identity

Danny Chung Does Not Do Maths

by Maisie Chan

Age 09 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 2nd, Generational Differences, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Danny Chung Sums It Up

by Maisie Chan

Age 08 or older

Themes: Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Family, Discrimination: Racial, Engagement Tool: Video, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Generational Differences: Language, Immigrant: Reunion of Family, Own Voices/Lived Experience, STEM, Welcoming by Individual

Dim Sum for Everyone

by Grace Lin

Age 03 or older

Themes: Celebrations, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Dim Sum, Here We Come!

by Maple Lam

Age 04 or older

Themes: Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Family, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Identity, Generation: 1st, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Dragon Hoops

by Gene Luen Yang

Age 14 or older

Themes: Award Winner, Celebrations, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Dumpling Day

by Meera Sriram

Age 04 or older

Themes: Celebrations, Community Action, Cross-Group Friendship, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food

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: Celebrations, Cross-Group Friendship, Family Relationship: Parents

Frazzled: Ordinary Mishaps and Inevitable Catastrophes

by Booki Vivat

Age 09 or older

Themes: Education & Literacy

Friends Are Friends, Forever

by Dane Liu

Age 04 or older

Themes: Celebrations: Lunar New Year, Cross-Group Friendship, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Welcoming by Individual

From a Whisper to a Rallying Cry: The Killing of Vincent Chin and the Trial that Galvanized the Asian American Movement

by Paula Yoo

Age 13 or older

Themes: Award Winner, Award Winner: Youth Media Awards 2022, Discrimination: Racial, Genre: Historical

From Little Tokyo, With Love

by Sarah Kuhn

Age 14 or older

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

Front Desk (Front Desk Series #1)

by Kelly Yang

Age 09 or older

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

Ginger and Chrysanthemum

by Kristen Mai Giang

Age 04 or older

Themes: Celebrations, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Relationship: Siblings, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Grandfather Counts

by Andrea Cheng

Age 04 or older

Themes: Celebrations, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Generational Differences: Language, Multiracial Identity