Eyes That Kiss in the Corners by Joanna Ho; Dung Ho (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2021-01-05
"A young Asian girl notices that her eyes look different from her peers'. They have big, round eyes and long lashes. She realizes that her eyes are like her mother's, her grandmother's, and her little sister's. They have eyes that kiss in the corners and glow like warm tea, crinkle into crescent moons, and are filled with stories of the past and hope for the future. Drawing from the strength of these powerful women in her life, she recognizes her own beauty and discovers a path to self love and empowerment"--Provided by publisher.
Drawn Together by Minh Lê; Dan Santat (Illustrator, Cover Design by)
Publication Date: 2018-06-05
A boy and his grandfather cross a language and cultural barrier using their shared love of art, storytelling, and fantasy.
Thao by Thao Lam
Publication Date: 2021-04-15
Thao is tired of her name being mispronounced all the time and decides to call herself Jennifer.
The Paper Boat by Thao Lam
Publication Date: 2020-09-15
"In December 1980, when Thao Lam was two years old, her parents made the decision to flee war-torn Vietnam. They piled into a small fishing boat, not knowing where they would end up, just knowing the had to leave. It was the only way they could imagine a future for their family, free of the violence that had ripped their country apart"--Dust jacket.
Natsumi! by Susan Lendroth; Priscilla Burris (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2018-03-13
"The festival of traditional Japanese arts is coming up, and little Natsumi's big personality is too much for her family's quieter traditions, until her grandfather introduces her to taiko drumming"--Provided by publisher.
Bindu's Bindis by Supriya Kelkar; Parvati Pillai (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2021-03-16
"Bindu has different bindis for every mood: lightning bolts, ovals, flowers, and diamonds. And Bindu especially loves to wear matching bindis with her Nani. But when Bindu signs up for the talent show along with Nani, she finds she doesn't want to wear her bindi in front of everyone. Will she ever be brave enough for lightning bolts again?"--Dust jacket.
Meet Yasmin! by Saadia Faruqi; Hatem Aly (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2018-08-01
Pakistani American second grader Yasmin learns to cope with the small problems of school and home, while gaining confidence in her own skills and creative abilities.
Katie Woo, We Love You! by Fran Manushkin; Tammie Lyon (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2018-02-01
"... Katie shows what a good friend she can be--whether it is starting a club, hosting a sleepover, or building a volcano for school. Includes extra chapters with cooking and handicraft activities"--Provided by publisher.
Blood and Iron: Building the Railway, Lee Heen-gwong British Columbia, 1882 by Paul Yee
Publication Date: 2010
Zachary Ying and the Dragon Emperor by Xiran Jay Zhao
Publication Date: 2022-05-10
"After his augmented reality gaming headset is possessed by the spirit of the First Emperor of China, twelve-year-old Chinese American Zack Ying is compelled to travel across China to steal an ancient artifact, fight figures from Chinese history and myth, and seal a portal to prevent malicious spirits from destroying the human realm"--Provided by publisher.
The Twelve by Cindy Lin
Publication Date: 2019-07-02
"Usagi can hear a squirrel's heartbeat from a mile away, and soar over treetops in one giant leap. She was born in the year of the wood rabbit, and it's given her extraordinary zodiac gifts. But she can never use them, not while the mysterious, vicious Dragonlord hunts down all those in her land with zodiac powers. Instead, she must keep her abilities--and those of her rambunctious sister Uma--a secret. After Uma is captured by the Dragonguard, Usagi can no longer ignore her powers. She must journey to Mount Jade with the fabled Heirs of the Twelve, a mystical group of warriors who once protected the land. As new mysteries unfold, Usagi must decide who she stands with, and who she trusts, as she takes on deadly foes on her path to the elusive, dangerous Dragonlord himself"--Amazon.com
The Gauntlet by Karuna Riazi
Publication Date: 2017-03-28
"When twelve-year-old Farah and her two best friends get sucked into a mechanical board game called The Gauntlet of Blood and Sand--a puzzle game akin to a large Rubik's cube--they know it's up to them to defeat the game's diabolical architect in order to save themselves and those who are trapped inside, including her baby brother Ahmed. But first they have to figure out how. Under the tutelage of a lizard guide named Henrietta Peel and an aeronaut Vijay, the Farah and her friends battle camel spiders, red scorpions, grease monkeys, and sand cats as they prepare to face off with the maniacal Lord Amari, the man behind the machine. Can they defeat Amari at his own game...or will they, like the children who came before them, become cogs in the machine?"-- Provided by publisher.
Front Desk by Kelly Yang
Publication Date: 2018-05-29
Recent immigrants from China and desperate for work and money, ten-year-old Mia Tang's parents take a job managing a rundown motel in Southern California, even though the owner, Mr. Yao is a nasty skinflint who exploits them; while her mother (who was an engineer in China) does the cleaning, Mia works the front desk and tries to cope with demanding customers and other recent immigrants--not to mention being only one of two Chinese in her fifth grade class, the other being Mr. Yao's son, Jason.
Ms Marvel: Stretched Thin (Graphic Novel) by Nadia Shammas; Nabi H. Ali (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2021-09-21
"Kamala Khan (a.k.a Ms. Marvel) is stretched too thin--literally. She's having a hard time balancing schoolwork with being a good friend, being there for her family, becoming the best fanfic writer this side of the Hudson River--and, you know, becoming a Super Hero. She's tired and just barely keeping control, BUT she's handling it. Totally. When a mysterious robot tries to infiltrate Avengers Tower, it'll be up to Ms. Marvel to (again, literally) pull herself together, learn to ask for help, and fix the mess she's made before anyone gets hurt!"--Back cover.
Ms. Marvel Volume 1 by G. Willow Wison; Adrian Alphona (Artist)
Publication Date: 2014-10-28
"Kamala Khan is an ordinary girl from Jersey City - until she's suddenly empowered with extraordinary gifts. But who truly is the new Ms. Marvel? Teenager? Muslim? Inhuman? Find out as she takes the Marvel Universe by storm! When Kamala discovers the dangers of her newfound powers, she unlocks a secret behind them, as well. Is Kamala ready to wield these immense new gifts? Or will the weight of the legacy before her be too much to bear? Kamala has no idea, either. But she's comin' for you, Jersey!"--Back cover.
Stargazing by Jen Wang (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2019-09-10
"Growing up in the same Chinese-American suburb, perfectionist Christine and artistic, confident, impulsive Moon become unlikely best friends, whose friendship is tested by jealousy, social expectations, and illness"--OCLC.