East Asia - China

Chinese Children's Favorite Stories: Fables, Myths and Fairy Tales Cover Image
By Mingmei Yip, Mingmei Yip (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780804850179
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - September 11th, 2018

Watch a mischievous monkey learn his lesson, float along with a colorful butterfly, and visit a village with a mouse mayor.

Chinese Children's Favorite Stories is a collection of thirteen timeless Chinese folktales told and charmingly illustrated by Yip--whose inspiration for retelling them came from her father's nightly storytelling when she was a child.


The Empty Pot Cover Image
By Demi, Demi (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9780805049008
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Published: Square Fish - September 15th, 1996

The Empty Pot is Demi's beloved picture book about an honest schoolboy

A long time ago in China there was a boy named Ping who loved flowers. Anything he planted burst into bloom.


Ruby's Wish Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781452145693
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Published: Chronicle Books - August 4th, 2015

Ruby is unlike most little girls in old China. Instead of aspiring to get married, Ruby is determined to attend university when she grows up, just like the boys in her family.


Red Scarf Girl: A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780064462082
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Published: HarperCollins - January 30th, 2018

Publishers Weekly Best Book * ALA Best Book for Young Adults * ALA Notable Children's Book * ALA Booklist Editors' Choice


Who Is Jackie Chan? (Who Was?) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9781524791629
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Published: Penguin Workshop - February 4th, 2020

How did Jackie Chan become one of the most recognizable and beloved actors in the world? Find out in this exciting biography of this martial artist turned international film superstar.


Lon Po Po Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780698113824
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Published: Puffin Books - April 16th, 1996

WINNER OF THE RANDOLPH CALDECOTT MEDAL, AWARDED TO THE ARTIST OF THE MOST DISTINGUISHED AMERICAN PICTURE BOOK OF THE YEAR

"(Young's) command of page composition and his sensitive use of color give the book a visual force that matches the strength of the story and stands as one of the illustrator's best efforts." --Booklist


The Moose of Ewenki Cover Image
By Gerelchimeg Blackcrane, Jiu Er (Illustrator), Helen Mixter (Translator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781771645386
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Published: Greystone Kids - September 30th, 2019

A Shelf Awareness Best Book of the Year, and a Junior Library Guide Selection


A Place for Mulan Cover Image
By Marie Chow, Jasper Shaw (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781368023481
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Published: Disney Press - February 11th, 2020

A stylized picture book that will tell an all-new, original story based on the world and characters of the upcoming Walt Disney Studios' live action Mulan film.


Where Is the Great Wall? (Where Is?) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448483580
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Published: Penguin Workshop - February 5th, 2015

More than two thousand years ago, with his land under constant attack from nomads, the First Emperor of China came up with a simple solution: build a wall to keep out enemies. It was a wall that kept growing and growing. But its construction came at a huge cost: it is believed that more than a million Chinese died building it, earning the wall its nickname--the longest cemetery on earth.


The Water Dragon: A Chinese Legend - Retold in English and Chinese (Stories of the Chinese Zodiac) Cover Image
By Li Jian
$16.95
ISBN: 9781602209787
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Published: Shanghai Press - April 10th, 2012

This fancifully illustrated multicultural children's book tells a famous Chinese myth about a young boy's quest to save his village.


My First Book of Chinese Words: An ABC Rhyming Book of Chinese Language and Culture Cover Image
By Faye-Lynn Wu, Aya Padron (Illustrator)
$10.95
ISBN: 9780804849418
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - August 29th, 2017

My First Book of Chinese Words introduces young children to basic words and concepts in the Chinese language through colorful rhymes and beautiful imagery.

It is a book that parents and young children will enjoy reading together. The Chinese words in the book are all common, everyday items, and the rhymes are informative and fun for children.


Mulan: The Legend of the Woman Warrior Cover Image
By Faye-Lynn Wu, Joy Ang (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062803412
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Published: HarperCollins - September 10th, 2019

Mulan, the legendary woman warrior, comes to life in this empowering retelling of The Ballad of Mulan with stunning full-color illustrations by New York Times bestseller Joy Ang.


My Beijing: Four Stories of Everyday Wonder Cover Image
By Nie Jun
$9.99
ISBN: 9781541526426
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Published: Graphic Universe (Tm) - September 1st, 2018

A 2019 Batchelder Honor Book

Yu'er and her grandpa live in a small neighborhood in Beijing--and it's full of big personalities. There's a story around every corner, and each day has a hint of magic.


Yeh-Shen: A Cinderella Story from China Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780698113886
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Published: Puffin Books - May 7th, 1996

"...A worthwhile addition to picture book collections." -- Booklist."Executed with chromatic splendor--a unique combination of brillinace and restraint." -- The Horn Book"Every library will be enriched by it." -- School Library Journal


Where the Mountain Meets the Moon Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780316038638
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 12th, 2011

This stunning fantasy inspired by Chinese folklore is a companion novel to Starry River of the Sky and the New York Times bestselling and National Book Award finalist When the Sea Turned to Silver


Starry River of the Sky Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780316125970
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - February 11th, 2014

From bestselling author Grace Lin comes the companion to the Newbery Honor winner Where the Mountain Meets the Moon and the National Book Award finalist When the Sea Turned to Silver.


When the Sea Turned to Silver Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780316125949
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 5th, 2017

This breathtaking, full-color illustrated fantasy is inspired by Chinese folklore, and is a companion to the Newbery Honor winner Where the Mountain Meets the Moon.


Round is a Mooncake: A Book of Shapes Cover Image
By Roseanne Thong, Grace Lin (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781452136448
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Published: Chronicle Books - September 16th, 2014

A little girl's urban neighborhood becomes a discovery ground for all things round, square, and rectangular in this lyrical picture book. Most items are Asian in origin, others universal: round rice bowls and a found pebble, square dim sum and the boxes that the pizzas come in, rectangular Chinese lace and a very special pencil case.


A Big Mooncake for Little Star Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316404488
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - August 28th, 2018

A gorgeous picture book that tells a whimsical origin story of the phases of the moon, from award-winning, bestselling author-illustrator Grace Lin
Pat, pat, pat...
Little Star's soft feet tiptoed to the Big Mooncake.


The Year of the Dog (A Pacy Lin Novel) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316060028
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 1st, 2007

A special edition of a modern classic by the Newbery-Award winning and bestselling author of Where the Mountain Meets the Moon


Dim Sum for Everyone! Cover Image
By Grace Lin, Grace Lin (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780440417705
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Published: Dragonfly Books - January 14th, 2003

In English, dim sum means “little hearts,” or “touches the heart,” but to this young girl, dim sum means delicious. On a visit to a bustling dim sum restaurant, a family picks their favorite little dishes from the steaming trolleys filled with dumplings, cakes, buns, and tarts.


Red Is a Dragon: A Book of Colors Cover Image
By Roseanne Thong, Grace Lin (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780811864817
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 26th, 2008

Younger children will be engaged by Red Is a Dragon, as a young girl finds a rainbow of colors in her everyday life.


Kite Flying Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780553112542
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Published: Dragonfly Books - May 11th, 2004

The family from Dim Sum for Everyone! is back for a new outing– building and flying their own kite!


All about China: Stories, Songs, Crafts and Games for Kids Cover Image
By Allison Branscombe, Lin Wang (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780804848497
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - April 17th, 2018

**Winner of Creative Child Magazine 2015 Preferred Choice Award**
**Winner of the Independent Publisher Book Award Silver Medal**
**Winner of Moonbeam Children's Book Awards 2015 Silver Medal**


Two of Everything Cover Image
By Lily Toy Hong, Lily Toy Hong (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780807581582
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - March 21st, 2017

Mr. Haktak digs up a curious brass pot in his garden and decides to carry his coin purse in it. When Mrs. Haktak's hairpin slips into the pot, she reaches in and pulls out two coin purses and two hairpins--this is a magic pot!


Lin Yi's Lantern PB Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781846867934
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Published: Barefoot Books - September 1st, 2012

Lin Yi's mother has sent him to the local market to buy food for the Moon Festival, but what he really wants is a red rabbit lantern. Will he barter well enough to be able to buy one? Lacombe's vivid illustrations are the perfect complement to Williams' gentle story. Full color.


Chinese Fables: The Dragon Slayer and Other Timeless Tales of Wisdom Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780804841528
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - February 12th, 2013

**Winner of the 2014 Aesop Prize for Children's and Young Adult Literature**

**Winner of the 2013 Gelett Burgess Children's Book Award for Fables, Folklore & Fairytales**

**2014 Creative Child Magazine Book of the Year Award Winner**


American Born Chinese Cover Image
By Gene Luen Yang, Gene Luen Yang (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9780312384487
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Published: Square Fish - December 23rd, 2008

Gene Luen Yang is the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature.


Dragon Hoops Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781626720794
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Published: First Second - March 17th, 2020

In his latest graphic novel, Dragon Hoops, New York Times bestselling author Gene Luen Yang turns the spotlight on his life, his family, and the high school where he teaches.

Gene understands stories—comic book stories, in particular. Big action. Bigger thrills. And the hero always wins.


Superman Smashes the Klan Cover Image
By Gene Luen Yang, Gurihiru (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781779504210
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Published: DC Comics - May 12th, 2020

The year is 1946. Teenagers Roberta and Tommy Lee just moved with their parents from Chinatown to the center of Metropolis, home to the famous hero, Superman. Tommy makes friends quickly, while Roberta pines for home. Then one night, the family awakens to find their house surrounded by the Klan of the Fiery Kross!


The Boy Who Became a Dragon: A Bruce Lee Story Cover Image
By Jim Di Bartolo, Jim Di Bartolo (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781338134117
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Published: Graphix - February 4th, 2020

The astonishing story of martial arts legend Bruce Lee . . . told in spectacular graphic form.


Front Desk (Scholastic Gold) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338157826
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Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - June 25th, 2019

Winner of the Asian / Pacific American Award for Children's Literature!

* "Many readers will recognize themselves or their neighbors in these pages." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Mia Tang has a lot of secrets.


Prairie Lotus Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781328781505
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Published: Clarion Books - March 3rd, 2020

Prairie Lotus is a powerful, touching, multilayered book about a girl determined to fit in and realize her dreams: getting an education, becoming a dressmaker in her father’s shop, and making at least one friend. Acclaimed, award-winning author Linda Sue Park has placed a young half-Asian girl, Hanna, in a small town in America’s heartland, in 1880.


Grandpa Grumps Cover Image
By Katrina Moore, Xindi Yan (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781499808865
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Published: little bee books - April 7th, 2020

Daisy's Yeh-Yeh is visiting from China, and try as she might, Daisy can't get her grumpy grandpa to smile!

Daisy's Yeh-Yeh is visiting for the first time from China, and Daisy is so excited to meet him! She has big plans for all the fun they'll have together, like tea parties and snow angels, but when Yeh-Yeh arrives, Daisy finds him less jolly than she imagined.


Amy Wu and the Perfect Bao Cover Image
By Kat Zhang, Charlene Chua (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534411333
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Published: Aladdin - October 1st, 2019

A Kirkus Reviews Best Picture Book of 2019

Meet the funny, fierce, and fearless Amy Wu, who is determined to make a perfect bao bun today. Can she rise to the occasion?

Amy loves to make bao with her family. But it takes skill to make the bao taste and look delicious.


Dragonwings: Golden Mountain Chronicles: 1903 Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780064400855
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Published: HarperCollins - January 23rd, 2001

Newbery Honor Book Dragonwings by Lawrence Yep takes readers on an adventure-filled journey across the world. This middle grade novel is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 5 to 6, especially during homeschooling. It’s a fun way to keep your child entertained and engaged while not in the classroom.


Queen of Physics, Volume 6: How Wu Chien Shiung Helped Unlock the Secrets of the Atom Cover Image
By Teresa Robeson, Rebecca Huang (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781454932208
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Published: Sterling Children's Books - October 8th, 2019

Meet Wu Chien Shiung, famous physicist who overcame prejudice to prove that she could be anything she wanted.

"Wu Chien Shiung's story is remarkable--and so is the way this book does it justice." --Booklist (Starred review)


The Dragon Warrior Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781547602001
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - October 15th, 2019

"An exhilarating tale. . . Readers will be enthralled." --J.C. Cervantes, New York Times bestselling author of The Storm Runner


Girl Under a Red Moon: Growing Up During China's Cultural Revolution (Scholastic Focus) Cover Image
By Da Chen
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338263862
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Published: Scholastic Nonfiction - September 3rd, 2019

New York Times bestselling author Da Chen weaves a deeply moving account of his resolute older sister and their childhood growing up together during the Chinese Cultural Revolution.