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Honey Cake

By: Joan Betty Stuchner
illustrated by: Cynthia Nugent

A story about friendship, honor, and bravery—now in paperback.For David Nathan, Copenhagen is the most beautiful city in the world. Even Nazis in the street can’t make Copenhagen ugly. But...

Roller Rintoo! (Ni Hao, Kai-lan)

By: Geof Smith
illustrated by: Jason Fruchter

Rintoo wants to be the fastest skater at the roller rink—even though he's never skated before! Luckily, he has friends like Kai-lan and Hoho to lend a hand. Fans of Ni Hao, Kai-lan aged 3 to 6 will...

I am an American: A True Story of Japanese Internment

By: Jerry Stanley

Illustrated with black-and-white photographs. Young Shi Nomura was among the 120,000 American citizens who lost everything when he was sent by the U.S. government to Manzanar, an interment camp in the...


The Five Ancestors Book 2: Monkey

By: Jeff Stone

At 11-years-old, Malao is the youngest of the Five Ancestors. Master of the monkey fighting style, he’s curious and quick, fast and fun-loving. But now, with the destruction of the temple and the...

Eyes of the Emperor

By: Graham Salisbury

Eddy Okubo lies about his age and joins the army in his hometown of Honolulu only weeks before the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor. Suddenly Americans see him as the enemy—even the U.S. Army doubts the...

The Silk Princess

By: Charles Santore

Princess Hsi-Ling Chi has heard tales of a sleeping dragon and ancient gods residing in the Holy Mountains beyond her father’s palace. But when she emerges from the gates for the first time, she...


Shabanu

By: Susanne Fisher Staples

The Newbery Honor winner about a heroic Pakistani girl that The Boston Globe called “Remarkable . . . a riveting tour de force.” Life is both sweet and cruel to strong-willed young...

The Five Ancestors Book 3: Snake

By: Jeff Stone

Twelve-year-old Seh is a snake-style master and a keeper of secrets. Close-lipped and ever-watchful, he has used his highly attuned senses to collect information about his brothers, his temple, and even...

The Squiggle

By: Carole Lexa Schaefer
illustrated by: Pierr Morgan

What magic can be found in a piece of string?  The magic of a million incarnations--when the string is found by an imaginative little girl who spies it on the sidewalk.  Slither, slish--it...


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Calvin Coconut

By: Graham Salisbury

A humorous chapter book about a fourth-grade boy, full of the fun of growing up in Hawaii.
 
Calvin Coconut lives near the beach in Kailua, Hawaii, with his mom and his little sister. All...

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