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Themed Booklists

Asian Pacific American Heritage

Since 1978, Asian Pacific American Heritage has been celebrated in America, first with a week, now with the entire month of May. So many books featuring Asian Americans have been published in the last few years, including several Printz and Newbery winners.

Eyes of the Emperor

Eyes of the Emperor

Graham Salisbury
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Fiction, Historical Fiction
Published:
2007

She’s So Money

Cherry Cheva
Age Level:
Middle Grade, YA
Genre:
Fiction, Romance
Published:
2008
Kira-Kira

Kira-Kira

Cynthia Kadohata
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Fiction, Historical Fiction
Published:
2005

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

Anne Fadiman
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Nonfiction
Published:
1997

Necessary Roughness

Marie G. Lee
Age Level:
Middle Grade

Kotuku

Deborah Savage
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Fantasy, Fiction
Published:
2002
Stanford Wong Flunks Big-time

Stanford Wong Flunks Big Time

Lisa Yee
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Fiction
Published:
2005
A Step from Heaven

A Step from Heaven

An Na
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Fiction
Published:
2016
American Born Chinese

American Born Chinese

Gene Luen Yang
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Fiction
Published:
2006
Graphic novel style drawing of Korean-American teen girl

Re-Gifters

Mike Carey
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Fiction, Romance
Published:
2007