East Asia - China

New from Here By Kelly Yang Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534488304
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 1st, 2022

An instant #1 New York Times bestseller!

This “timely and compelling” (Kirkus Reviews) middle grade novel about courage, hope, and resilience follows an Asian American boy fighting to keep his family together and stand up to racism during the initial outbreak of the coronavirus.

When the coronavirus hits Hong Kong, ten-year-old Knox Wei-Evans&


Room to Dream (Front Desk #3) By Kelly Yang Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338621129
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Published: Scholastic Press - September 21st, 2021

New York Times bestselling author Kelly Yang is back with another heartwarming and inspiring story of Mia and friends!

Mia Tang is going for her dreams!

After years of hard work, Mia Tang finally gets to go on vacation with her family -- to China! A total dream come true! Mia can't wait to see all her cousins and grandparents again, especially her cousin Shen.


Front Desk (Front Desk #1) (Scholastic Gold) By Kelly Yang Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781338157826
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Published: Scholastic Press - June 25th, 2019

Four starred reviews and over ten best-of-year lists!* "Many readers will recognize themselves or their neighbors in these pages." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

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 reviewMia Tang has a lot of secrets.Num


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

Prairie Lotus is a powerful, touching, multilayered novel 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.


Three Keys (Front Desk #2) By Kelly Yang Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338591385
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Published: Scholastic Press - September 15th, 2020

The story of Mia and her family and friends at the Calivista Motel continues in this powerful, hilarious, and resonant sequel to the award-winning novel Front Desk.

Mia Tang thinks she's going to have the best year ever.


Little Messy Marcy Su By Cherie Fu, Julie Kwon (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Cherie Fu, Julie Kwon (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780759556096
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 30th, 2021

A pitch-perfect rhyming text about messiness that any child and parent can relate to -- featuring a unique Chinese-American, intergenerational twist.

Marcy Su couldn't help make messes, track mud on the floors, and get stains on her dresses.

But Marcy's Mama has had enough!


Last Night at the Telegraph Club By Malinda Lo Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780525555278
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - December 28th, 2021

Winner of the National Book Award
A New York Times Bestseller

"The queer romance we’ve been waiting for.”—Ms. Magazine


Luli and the Language of Tea By Andrea Wang, Hyewon Yum (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Andrea Wang, Hyewon Yum (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823446148
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Published: Neal Porter Books - May 24th, 2022

Though they may speak different languages, kids from all over the world come together to enjoy the shared pastime of tea in this delicious book for young readers.


Amy Wu and the Patchwork Dragon By Kat Zhang, Charlene Chua (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kat Zhang, Charlene Chua (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534463639
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - December 15th, 2020

In this sweet and brightly illustrated picture book, Amy Wu must craft a dragon unlike any other to share with her class at school in this unforgettable follow-up to Amy Wu and the Perfect Bao.

Amy loves craft time at school. But when her teacher asks everyone to make their own dragon, Amy feels stuck.


The Legend of Auntie Po By Shing Yin Khor Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9780525554899
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Published: Kokila - June 15th, 2021

A NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST

Part historical fiction, part fable, and 100 percent adventure. Thirteen-year-old Mei reimagines the myths of Paul Bunyan as starring a Chinese heroine while she works in a Sierra Nevada logging camp in 1885.


Paper Son: The Inspiring Story of Tyrus Wong, Immigrant and Artist By Julie Leung, Chris Sasaki (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Julie Leung, Chris Sasaki (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781524771874
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - September 24th, 2019

Winner of the American Library Association's 2021 Asian/Pacific American Award for Best Picture Book!
 
An inspiring picture-book biography of animator Tyrus Wong, the Chinese American immigrant responsible for bringing Disney's Bambi to life.


The Fearless Flights of Hazel Ying Lee By Julie Leung, Julie Kwon (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Julie Leung, Julie Kwon (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780759554955
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - February 2nd, 2021

Discover an inspiring picture book biography about Hazel Ying Lee, the first Chinese American woman to fly for the US military.

Hazel Ying Lee was born fearless—she was not afraid of anything, and the moment she took her first airplane ride, she knew where she belonged. When people scoffed at her dreams of becoming a pilot, Hazel wouldn't take no for an answer.


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Watercress By Andrea Wang, Jason Chin (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Andrea Wang, Jason Chin (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823446247
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Published: Neal Porter Books - March 30th, 2021

Caldecott Medal Winner
Newbery Honor Book
APALA Award Winner

A story about the power of sharing memories—including the painful ones—and the way our heritage stays with and shapes us, even when we don’t see it. 


New England Book Award Winner
A New York Times Best Children’s Book of the Year


Amy Wu and the Patchwork Dragon By Kat Zhang, Charlene Chua (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kat Zhang, Charlene Chua (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534463639
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - December 15th, 2020

In this sweet and brightly illustrated picture book, Amy Wu must craft a dragon unlike any other to share with her class at school in this unforgettable follow-up to Amy Wu and the Perfect Bao.

Amy loves craft time at school. But when her teacher asks everyone to make their own dragon, Amy feels stuck.


Parachutes By Kelly Yang Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062941091
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - July 13th, 2021

Speak enters the world of Gossip Girl in this modern immigrant story from New York Times bestselling author Kelly Yang about two girls navigating wealth, power, friendship, and trauma.


Chinese Children's Favorite Stories: Fables, Myths and Fairy Tales (Favorite Children's Stories) By Mingmei Yip, Mingmei Yip (Illustrator) 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 By Demi, Demi (Illustrator) 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 By Shirin Yim Bridges, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator) 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.


The Downstairs Girl By Stacey Lee Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781524740979
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - March 2nd, 2021

A Reese's Book Club YA Pick and New York Times Bestseller
 
From the critically acclaimed author of Luck of the Titanic, Under a Painted Sky, and Outrun the Moon comes a powerful novel about identity, betrayal, and the meaning of family.


Red Scarf Girl: A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution By Ji-li Jiang Cover Image
$10.99
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?) By Jody Jensen Shaffer, Who HQ, Gregory Copeland (Illustrator) Cover Image
$6.99
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.


My First Book of Chinese Words: An ABC Rhyming Book of Chinese Language and Culture (My First Words) By Faye-Lynn Wu, Aya Padron (Illustrator) 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.


My Beijing: Four Stories of Everyday Wonder By Nie Jun Cover Image
By Nie Jun
$15.99
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.


Where the Mountain Meets the Moon (Newbery Honor Book) By Grace Lin Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780316038638
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 12th, 2011

A Newbery Honor Book!
A New York Times bestseller!
An Al Roker's TODAY Show Book Club Pick!
A Time Magazine 100 Best Fantasy Books of All Time selection!​

A Reader’s Digest Best Children’s Book of All Time​!

This stunning fantasy inspired by Chinese folklore is a companion novel to Starry River of the Sky


Starry River of the Sky By Grace Lin 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 (National Book Award Finalist) By Grace Lin Cover Image
$11.99
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.


A Big Mooncake for Little Star (Caldecott Honor Book) By Grace Lin 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 #1) By Grace Lin Cover Image
$8.99
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! By Grace Lin, Grace Lin (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Grace Lin, Grace Lin (Illustrator)
$8.99
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 By Roseanne Thong Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780811864817
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Published: Chronicle Books - May 15th, 2008

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


American Born Chinese By Gene Luen Yang, Gene Luen Yang (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Gene Luen Yang, Gene Luen Yang (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781250811899
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Published: First Second - February 23rd, 2021

Original Series Now Available on Disney+


Dragon Hoops By Gene Luen Yang Cover Image
$29.99
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 By Gene Luen Yang, Gurihiru (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Gene Luen Yang, Gurihiru (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781779504210
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Published: DC Comics - May 12th, 2020

Harvey Award winner for Best Children or Young Adult Book!


Stargazing By Jen Wang, Jen Wang (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jen Wang, Jen Wang (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250183880
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Published: First Second - September 10th, 2019

Stargazing is a heartwarming middle-grade graphic novel in the spirit of Real Friends and El Deafo, from New York Times bestselling author-illustrator Jen Wang.


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

Prairie Lotus is a powerful, touching, multilayered novel 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.


Grandpa Grumps By Katrina Moore, Xindi Yan (Illustrator) 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 By Kat Zhang, Charlene Chua (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kat Zhang, Charlene Chua (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534411333
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - 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.


Queen of Physics: How Wu Chien Shiung Helped Unlock the Secrets of the Atom Volume 6 By Teresa Robeson, Rebecca Huang (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Teresa Robeson, Rebecca Huang (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781454932208
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Published: Union Square Kids - 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)


Three Keys (Front Desk #2) By Kelly Yang Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338591385
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Published: Scholastic Press - September 15th, 2020

The story of Mia and her family and friends at the Calivista Motel continues in this powerful, hilarious, and resonant sequel to the award-winning novel Front Desk.

Mia Tang thinks she's going to have the best year ever.