Southeast Asia - Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, and more

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The Magic Fish: (A Graphic Novel) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781984851598
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Published: Random House Graphic - October 13th, 2020

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR by the New York Public Library • Kirkus Reviews • Booklist • Publishers Weekly


My Night in the Planetarium Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781609807009
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Published: Triangle Square - November 10th, 2016

7-year-old Innosanto spends an exciting night with his mom sleeping under the stars in the Jakarta Planetarium. Innosanto's father is a playwright and the boy memorizes lines during the actors' rehearsals, so they invite him to join the performance, which tours the country.


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My First Day Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593306260
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Published: Make Me a World - February 16th, 2021

A visually stunning story of resilience and determination by an award-winning new author-illustrator team, perfect for back to school.


We Belong Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780593112205
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Published: Dial Books - March 30th, 2021

An extraordinarily beautiful novel-in-verse, this important debut weaves a dramatic immigrant story together with Pilipino mythology to create something wholly new.


Girl Giant and the Monkey King Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250240415
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - December 1st, 2020

From debut author Van Hoang comes Girl Giant and the Monkey King, a tale packed with magic, adventure, and middle-school woes—perfect for fans of Rick Riordan and Roshani Chokshi.

Eleven-year-old Thom Ngho is keeping a secret: she’s strong. Like suuuuper strong. Freakishly strong. And it’s making it impossible for her to fit in at her new middle school.


See You in the Cosmos Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780399186387
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Published: Puffin Books - May 15th, 2018

“I haven't read anything that has moved me this much since Wonder.” —Jennifer Niven, author of All the Bright Places


Cora Cooks Pancit Cover Image
$10.95
ISBN: 9781885008480
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Published: Shen's Books - May 1st, 2014

Cora and Mama work together to cook up pancit for the family in this celebration of Filipino heritage and foods.


Vietnamese Children's Favorite Stories Cover Image
By Phuoc Thi Minh Tran, Dong Nguyen (Illustrator), Hop Thi Nguyen (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780804844291
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - April 14th, 2015

**Winner of Creative Child Magazine 2015 Book of the Year Award**
**Winner of Moonbeam Children's Book Awards 2015 Gold Medal**

This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Vietnamese fairy tales and other folk stories--providing insight into a rich literary culture.


My First Book of Vietnamese Words: An ABC Rhyming Book of Vietnamese Language and Culture Cover Image
By Phuoc Thi Minh Tran, Dong Nguyen (Illustrator), Hop Thi Nguyen (Illustrator)
$10.95
ISBN: 9780804849074
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - August 29th, 2017

*Winner Moonbeam Children's Book Award*
*Winner Creative Child Magazine Book of the Year Award*
*Freeman Book Award for Children's Literature*

My First Book of Vietnamese Words is a beautifully illustrated book that introduces Vietnamese language and culture to young children through everyday words.


A Different Pond (Fiction Picture Books) Cover Image
By Bao Phi, Thi Bui (Illustrator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781623708030
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Published: Capstone Young Readers - August 1st, 2017

A 2018 Caldecott Honor Book that Kirkus Reviews calls "a must-read for our times," A Different Pond is an unforgettable story about a simple event - a long-ago fishing trip. Graphic novelist Thi Bui and acclaimed poet Bao Phi deliver a powerful, honest glimpse into a relationship between father and son - and between cultures, old and new.


Inside Out and Back Again Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780061962790
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Published: HarperCollins - January 2nd, 2013

Inside Out and Back Again is a #1 New York Times bestseller, a Newbery Honor Book, and a winner of the National Book Award!


Listen, Slowly Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780062229199
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Published: HarperCollins - May 17th, 2016

This remarkable and bestselling novel from Thanhha Lai, author of the National Book Award–winning and Newbery Honor Book Inside Out & Back Again, follows a young girl as she learns the true meaning of family. 


My Footprints Cover Image
By Bao Phi, Basia Tran (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781684460007
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Published: Capstone Editions - September 1st, 2019

Every child feels different in some way, but Thuy feels "double different." She is Vietnamese American and she has two moms. Thuy walks home one winter afternoon, angry and lonely after a bully's taunts. Then a bird catches her attention and sets Thuy on an imaginary exploration. What if she could fly away like a bird? What if she could sprint like a deer, or roar like a bear?


Sea Sirens (A Trot & Cap'n Bill Adventure #1) Cover Image
By Amy Chu, Janet K. Lee (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780451480170
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - June 11th, 2019

Dive into this visually stunning, middle-grade graphic novel about a spunky Vietnamese American surfer girl and her cantankerous talking cat who plunge into a fantasy world of oceanic marvels . . . and mayhem!


Drawn Together Cover Image
By Minh Lê, Dan Santat (Illustrator), Dan Santat (Cover design or artwork by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781484767603
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - June 5th, 2018

The recipient of six starred reviews and the APALA Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature! Named a Best Book of 2018 by the Wall Street Journal, NPR, Smithsonian, Kirkus Reviews, School Library Journal, Booklist, the Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, BookRiot, the New York Public Library, the Chicago Public Library


Clever Little Witch Cover Image
By Muon Thi Van, Hyewon Yum (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481481717
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - July 23rd, 2019

Magical mayhem and hilarity ensue when a clever little witch tries to turn her baby brother into a goldfish in this funny and imaginative picture book about sibling rivalry.

Little Linh is the cleverest little witch on Mãi Mãi island. She has everything she could need: a trusty broomstick, a powerful spell book, and a magical pet mouse.


Thai Children's Favorite Stories: Fables, Myths, Legends and Fairy Tales Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780804837088
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - August 13th, 2019

In captivating text and illustrations, this beautiful multicultural children's book presents a collection of cherished fables, myths, legends and fairy tales from Thailand that have been passed down through generations of Thai families.


Hush! A Thai Lullaby Cover Image
By Minfong Ho, Holly Meade (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780531071663
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - March 1st, 2000

In an endearing lullaby, a mother asks a lizard, a monkey, and a water buffalo to be quiet and not disturb her sleeping baby.


All about Thailand: Stories, Songs, Crafts and Games for Kids Cover Image
By Elaine Russell, Patcharee Meesukhon (Illustrator), Vinit Yeesman (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780804844277
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - November 8th, 2016

**Creative Child Magazine Preferred Choice Award Winner**
**Moonbeam Children's Book Award Silver Medal Winner**

All About Thailand is a new Thai book for kids ages 8 to 12 which brings you on an incredible journey to exotic Thailand.


All about Indonesia: Stories, Songs, Crafts and Games for Kids Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780804848503
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - March 13th, 2018

All About Indonesia takes kids on an exciting adventure through one of the world's largest and most culturally diverse nations.


Indonesian Children's Favorite Stories: Fables, Myths and Fairy Tales Cover Image
By Joan Suyenaga, Salim Martowiredjo (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780804851503
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - March 3rd, 2020

Indonesian Children's Favorite Stories contains a charming selection of traditional tales from the rich store of Indonesian lore and legends.


Filipino Friends Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780804838221
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - December 15th, 2006

Travel to the Philippines without leaving home!

From the author of Filipino Children's Favorite Stories comes a book for young children that features a Filipino-American boy visiting the Philippines for the very first time.


My First Book of Tagalog Words: An ABC Rhyming Book of Filipino Language and Culture Cover Image
By Liana Romulo, Jaime Laurel (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9780804850148
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - August 28th, 2018

U is for umaga, the end of the night--when Mama kisses me good morning, and dark becomes light.

My First Book of Tagalog introduces preschool children to the Tagalog language--also known as Filipino--the national language of the Philippines, which has been influenced by both Spanish and English.


Hello, Universe Cover Image
By Erin Entrada Kelly, Isabel Roxas (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780062414168
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Published: Greenwillow Books - April 7th, 2020

Winner of the Newbery Medal

“A charming, intriguingly plotted novel.”—Washington Post

Newbery Medalist Erin Entrada Kelly’s Hello, Universe is a funny and poignant neighborhood story about unexpected friendships.


Butterfly Yellow Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062229229
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Published: HarperCollins - October 13th, 2020

Winner of the Scott O’Dell Award for Historical Fiction! Perfect for fans of Elizabeth Acevedo, Ibi Zoboi, and Erika L. Sánchez, this gorgeously written and deeply moving novel is the YA debut from the award-winning author of Inside Out & Back Again. 4 starred reviews!


Green Lantern: Legacy Cover Image
By Minh Le, Andie Tong (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781401283551
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Published: DC Comics - January 21st, 2020

From Minh Lê, award-winning author of Drawn Together and Let Me Finish! comes the tale of a new hero!

Thirteen-year-old Tai Pham lives in the apartment above his grandmother's store, where his bedroom is crammed with sketchpads and comic books. But not even his most imaginative drawings could compare to the colorful adventure he's about to embark on.


The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir Cover Image
By Thi Bui
$19.99
ISBN: 9781419718786
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Published: Abrams ComicArts - April 17th, 2018

National bestseller
2017 National Book Critics Circle (NBCC) Finalist
ABA Indies Introduce Winter / Spring 2017 Selection
Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Spring 2017 Selection
ALA 2018 Notable Books Selection

An intimate and poignant graphic novel portraying one family’s journey from war-torn Vietnam, from debut author Thi Bui
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All Thirteen: The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys' Soccer Team Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781536209457
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Published: Candlewick - October 13th, 2020

A 2021 Newbery Honor Book
A 2021 Robert F. Sibert Honor Book
A 2021 YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Finalist


A unique account of the amazing Thai cave rescue told in a heart-racing, you-are-there style that blends suspense, science, and cultural insight.


Patron Saints of Nothing Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780525554929
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Published: Penguin Books - April 21st, 2020

A NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST

"Brilliant, honest, and equal parts heartbreaking and soul-healing." --Laurie Halse Anderson, author of SHOUT 

"A singular voice in the world of literature." --Jason Reynolds, author of Long Way Down


Lalani of the Distant Sea Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062747280
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Published: Greenwillow Books - September 15th, 2020

“Fast-paced and full of wonder, this is a powerful, gripping must-read.”—Kirkus (starred review)

“A lush and mysterious fable, full of beauty, full of wonder.”—Rebecca Stead, Newbery Medal–winning author of When You Reach Me