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Yang the Youngest and his Terrible Ear

By: Lensey Namioka

Everyone in the Yang family is a talented musician except for nine-year-old Yingtao, the youngest Yang. Even after years of violin lessons from his father, Yingtao cannot make beautiful music.Now that...

Ready? Set. Raymond!

By: Vaunda Micheaux Nelson;illustrated by Derek Anderson

Raymond likes to do everything fast–from brushing his teeth to going to school to making new friends. In three easy-to-read stories, readers follow Raymond on a typical super-fast day, see him make...

Land of Hope

By: Joan Lowery Nixon

The family of Rebekah Levinsky emigrates from Russia and settles in New York City, hoping their dreams will come true. But instead of finding streets paved with gold, they find they must work seven days...


Mismatch

By: Lensey Namioka

Sue Hua just moved from racially diverse Seattle to a suburban white-bread town where she feels like the only Asian American for miles. Then she meets Andy, a handsome and passionate violin player who...

Yang the Eldest and His Odd Jobs

By: Lensey Namioka

The Yang family is known for its talented musicians. The best in the group is Eldest Brother, Ying Wu, who spends most of his time practicing his violin. Everyone thinks he will become a famous violinist...

Mismatch

By: Lensey Namioka

Sue Hua just moved from racially diverse Seattle to a suburban white-bread town where she feels like the only Asian American for miles. Then she meets Andy, a handsome and passionate violin player who...


Ties That Bind, Ties That Break

By: Lensey Namioka

Third Sister in the Tao family, Ailin has watched her two older sisters go through the painful process of having their feet bound. In China in 1911, all the women of good families follow this ancient tradition....

Who Will I Be, Lord?

By: Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
Illustrated by: Sean Qualls

A lyrical story about how looking back is helpful when you start looking forward. . . .A young girl thoughtfully considers her family tree and the vibrant ancestors who populate it. As each family member’s...

The King of Mulberry Street

By: Donna Jo Napoli

In 1892, nine-year-old Dom’s mother puts him on a ship leaving Italy, bound for America. He is a stowaway, traveling alone and with nothing of value except for a new pair of shoes from his mother....


Resources

Alligator Bayou

By: Donna Jo Napoli

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