These fiction and nonfiction books for grades PreK-12 will help students learn about the cultural heritages and experiences of Asian Pacific Americans.
Click on a region below for specialized lists of some of our favorite books with many on our shelves for purchase now.
East Asia - China,
East Asia - Japan,
East Asia - Korea,
East Asia - Taiwan, Hong Kong, Okinawa, and more,
Oceania - Hawaii, Samoa, Maori, and more,
South Asia - India, Pakistan, and more,
Southeast Asia - Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, and more.
Enjoy the best children's anthology of noteworthy Asian Americans. This compelling collection features 20 profiles with 60 action-packed, color illustrations.
A New York Times Bestseller and #1 Indie Bestseller · A Bank Street Best Children’s Book of the Year · A School Library Journal Best Book of 2021 · Included in NPR’s 2021 Books We Love List · Featured in Forbes, Oprah Daily, The Cut, and Book Riot · Golden Poppy Book Award Winner · Featured in Chicago Public Library’s Best Books of 2021
Brown-skinned children around the world laugh, love and play together in this infectiously joyful book.
I am brown. I am beautiful. I am perfect. I designed this computer. I ran this race. I won this prize. I wrote this book. A joyful celebration of the skin you're in--of being brown, of being amazing, of being you.
New York Times bestselling team Joanna Ho and Dung Ho present Eyes That Speak to the Stars, companion to the acclaimed Eyes That Kiss in the Corners.
“A brilliant treatise to love of self and heritage.” —School Library Journal (starred review)