Filipino/Filipino American

Any Day with You

by Mae Respicio

Age 08 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Grandparents, Own Voices/Lived Experience, The Arts

Blackbird Fly

by Erin Entrada Kelly

Age 08 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Friendship, Family Relationship: Parents, Multiracial Identity, The Arts

Brown Boy Nowhere

by Sheeryl Lim

Age 14 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Coming of Age, Cross-Group Friendship, Discrimination: Racial, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Sports

Calling the Moon: 16 Period Stories from BIPOC Authors

by Aida Salazar (Editor)

Age 10 or older

Themes: Anthology, Body Image, Celebrations, Coming of Age, Family Relationship: Parents, LGBTQIA+, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Trauma & Healing

Chloe and the Kaishao Boys

by Mae Coyiuto

Age 12 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Coming of Age, Cross-Group Dating, Cross-Group Friendship, Family Relationship: Parents, Genre: Romance, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Dancing Hands: A Story of Friendship in Filipino Sign Language

by Joanna Que

Age 03 or older

Themes: Cultural Empowerment, Diverse Abilities: Physical, Multilingual Character, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Dancing the Tinikling

by Bobbie Peyton

Age 06 or older

Themes: Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Celebrations & Traditions, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Generation: 2nd, Multilingual Character, Own Voices/Lived Experience, The Arts

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

Halina Filipina: A New Yorker in Manila

by Arnold Arre

Age 13 or older

Themes: Cultural Empowerment, Family Relationship: Extended, Genre: Romance, Graphic Novel, Multilingual Character, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Visiting Home Country, Welcoming by Individual

Hello Universe

by Erin Entrada Kelly

Age 09 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Friendship, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Holding On

by Sophia N. Lee

Age 04 or older

Themes: Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Mental Health, Own Voices/Lived Experience, The Arts

How to Be the Best Third Wheel

by Loridee De Villa

Age 12 or older

Themes: Coming of Age, Cross-Group Dating, Cross-Group Friendship, Generation: 1st, Genre: Romance, Multilingual Character, Own Voices/Lived Experience

I Was Their American Dream

by Malaka Gharib

Age 14 or older

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

I’d Rather Burn Than Bloom

by Shannon C.F. Rogers

Age 15 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Cross-Group Dating, Cross-Group Friendship, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Identity, Family Relationship: Parents, Family Relationship: Siblings, Mental Health, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Religious Background: Christian, Trauma & Healing: Death of Family or Friend, 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)

Lolo’s Sari-sari Store

by Sophia N. Lee

Age 04 or older

Themes: Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Family, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Storytelling, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Relationship: Parents, Family Separation: Living with Other Family or Friends, Immigrant: Reunion of Family, Multilingual Character, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Mabuhay!: A Graphic Novel

by Zachary Sterling

Age 08 or older

Themes: Coming of Age, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Identity, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Storytelling, Family Relationship: Parents, Family Relationship: Siblings, Generation: 1st, Genre: Fantasy & Folklore, Graphic Novel, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Maybe Maybe Marisol Rainey (Maybe Marisol , #1)

by Erin Entrada Kelly

Age 08 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Family Relationship: Parents, Family Relationship: Siblings, Generation: 1st, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience
My Heart Underwater

My Heart Underwater

by Laurel Flores Fantauzzo

Age 14 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Family Relationship: Parents, Family Relationship: Siblings, Generation: 1st, LGBTQIA+, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Visiting Home Country

My Mechanical Romance

by Alexene Farol Follmuth

Age 14 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Cross-Group Dating, Cross-Group Friendship, Own Voices/Lived Experience

One Hundred Percent Me

by Renee Macalino Rutledge

Age 04 or older

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

Only Only Marisol Rainey (Maybe Marisol, #3)

by Erin Entrada Kelly

Age 08 or older

Themes: Animals, Audiobook, Generation: 1st, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Parachutes

by Kelly Yang

Age 14 or older

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

Patron Saints of Nothing

by Randy Ribay

Age 14 or older

Themes: Immigrant: Economic, Multiracial Identity, Visiting Home Country

Sari-Sari Summers

by Lynnor Bontigao

Age 03 or older

Themes: Cultural Empowerment, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Visiting Home Country

Something in Between

by Melissa De La Cruz

Age 15 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Dating, Deportation, Discrimination: Immigration Status, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Immigrant: Economic, Immigrant: Education, Immigrant: Undocumented, Multiracial Identity

Surely Surely Marisol Rainey (Maybe Marisol, #2)

by Erin Entrada Kelly

Age 08 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Cross-Group Friendship, Family Relationship: Siblings, Generation: 1st, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Sports

The ABCs of Asian American History

by Renee Macalino Rutledge

Age 05 or older

Themes: Celebrations, Cultural Empowerment, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Recommended: Counterpoint to AAPI Hate

The Astonishing Color of After

by Emily X. R. Pan

Age 15 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Trauma & Healing: Death of Family or Friend, Visiting Home Country

The House That Lou Built

by Mae Respicio

Age 08 or older

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

The Land of Forgotten Girls

by Erin Entrada Kelly

Age 09 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Siblings, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Trauma & Healing: Death of Family or Friend

The Takeout

by Tracy Badua

Age 08 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Cross-Group Friendship, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Genre: Fantasy & Folklore, Own Voices/Lived Experience