Chinese/Chinese American

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 (Pacy Lin Series #3)

by Grace Lin

Age 08 or older

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

Dumplings for Lili

by Melissa Iwai

Age 06 or older

Themes: Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Welcoming by Individual

Everyone Loves Lunchtime but Zia

by Jenny Liao

Age 03 or older

Themes: Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Celebrations & Traditions, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Family Relationship: Parents, Multilingual Character, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Welcoming by School

Eyes That Kiss in the Corners

by Joanna Ho

Age 04 or older

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

Eyes That Kiss in the Corners (Wonderbook Edition)

by Joanna Ho

Age 04 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Celebrations, Cross-Group Friendship, Family Relationship: Parents, Wonderbook

Fake Dates and Mooncakes

by Sher Lee

Age 12 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Celebrations, Cross-Group Dating, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Family Relationship: Extended, Genre: Romance, LGBTQIA+, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Finally Seen

by Kelly Yang

Age 08 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Citizenship, Coming of Age, Cross-Group Friendship, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Identity, Discrimination: Immigration Status, Discrimination: Language Ability, Discrimination: Racial, Family Relationship: Parents, Immigrant: Reunion of Family, Multilingual Character, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Welcoming by Individual

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

Ghost Book

by Remy Lai

Age 08 or older

Themes: Coming of Age, Genre: Fantasy & Folklore, Graphic Novel, Own Voices/Lived Experience

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

Grace’s Chinese New Year

by Jackie Huang

Age 04 or older

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

Grandfather Counts

by Andrea Cheng

Age 04 or older

Themes: Celebrations, 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

Grumpy New Year

by Katrina Moore

Age 04 or older

Themes: Celebrations: Lunar New Year, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Celebrations & Traditions, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Generation: 1st, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Visiting Home Country, Welcoming by Individual

Her Rebel Highness (Daughters of the Dynasty)

by Diana Ma

Age 13 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Parents, Family Relationship: Siblings, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Himawari House

by Harmony Becker

Age 14 or older

Themes: Award Winner: Youth Media Awards 2023, Cross-Group Friendship, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Multilingual Character, Multiracial Identity

How We Fall Apart

by Katie Zhao

Age 14 or older

Themes: Coming of Age, Cross-Group Dating, Cross-Group Friendship, Discrimination: Abilities, Discrimination: Cultural, Discrimination: Language Ability, Family Relationship: Parents, Genre: Thriller, Immigrant: Economic, Multilingual Character, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Trauma & Healing: Death of Family or Friend, Trigger Warning: Self-Harm

How We Say I Love You

by Nicole Chen

Age 03 or older

Themes: Cultural Empowerment, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Family, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience

I Am an American: The Wong Kim Ark Story

by Martha Brockenbrough

Age 04 or older

Themes: Citizenship, Detention, Discrimination: Cultural, Discrimination: Immigration Status, Generation: 1st

I Am Golden

by Eva Chen

Age 04 or older

Themes: Discrimination: Racial, Family Relationship: Parents, Own Voices/Lived Experience

I Am Golden (Wonderbook Edition)

by Eva Chen

Age 04 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Discrimination: Racial, Family Relationship: Parents, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Wonderbook

I Escaped a Chinese Internment Camp

by Anthony Del Col

Age 15 or older

Themes: Award Winner, Detention, Discrimination: Cultural, Discrimination: Religious, Family Separation: By Detention, Human Rights Violation: Abduction & Internment, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Refugee: Asylee, Refugee: Persecution, Religious Background: Muslim, Trauma & Healing: Physical Assault, Trigger Warning: Graphic Violence, Trigger Warning: Self-Harm, Welcoming by Individual

I’m an American

by Darshana Khiani

Age 04 or older

Themes: Celebrations, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Identity, Discrimination: Racial, Discrimination: Religious, Immigrant: Economic, Immigrant: Education, LGBTQIA+, Refugee: War/Conflict, Welcoming by School, Welcoming Library: Core Picture Books (Current)

In the Beautiful Country

by Jane Kuo

Age 08 or older

Themes: Coming of Age, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Discrimination: Language Ability, Family Relationship: Parents, Immigrant: Economic, Multilingual Character, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience

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+

Jennifer Chan Is Not Alone

by Tae Keller

Age 08 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Coming of Age, Cross-Group Friendship, Discrimination: Cultural, Mental Health, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Starred Review, Trauma & Healing