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Cultural Diversity/Asian American Interest : By Author : c


Books

Panda Kisses

By: Alyssa Satin Capcilli
Illustrated by: Kay Widdowson

A soft kiss. A sweet kiss. A sticky bamboo treat kiss. There are so many different kinds of kisses, and little panda wants to try them all until he finds the one that is just right for him!This sweet Step...

The Name Jar

By: Yangsook Choi
illustrated by: the author

The new kid in school needs a new name! Or does she?Being the new kid in school is hard enough, but what about when nobody can pronounce your name? Having just moved from Korea, Unhei is anxious that American...

Sweet Moon Baby: An Adoption Tale

By: Karen Henry Clark
Illustrated by: Patrice Barton

This is the story of one baby’s journey from her birth parents in China, who dream of a better life for their daughter, to her adoptive parents on the other side of the world, who dream of the life...


Year of Impossible Goodbyes

By: Sook Nyul Choi

It is 1945, and courageous ten-year-old Sookan and her family must endure the cruelties of the Japanese military occupying Korea.  Police captain Narita does his best to destroy everything of...

Sylvia & Aki

By: Winifred Conkling

Sylvia never expected to be at the center of a landmark legal battle; all she wanted was to enroll in school. Aki never expected to be relocated to a Japanese internment camp in the Arizona desert;...

China's Son

By: Da Chen

A candid memoir about growing up during the Chinese Cultural Revolution, adapted by the author from his Colors of the Mountain, published by Random House.Da Chen was born in China in 1962. The grandson...


Children of the River

By: Linda Crew

Sundara fled Cambodia with her aunt's family to escape the Khmer Rouge army when she was thirteen, leaving behind her parents, her brother and sister, and the boy she had loved since she was a child.Now,...



Resources

Sylvia & Aki

By: by Winifred Conkling

BOOK TALK
 
Two different girls.  Two different lives.  Yet, connected.   When Aki and her family are sent to an internment camp during WWII, Sylvia and her family move into their farm...