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Father's Chinese Opera

by Rich Lo

The Chinese opera is anything but boring. Songs, acrobatics, acting, and costumes make the opera a truly spectacular show to behold. Spending a summer backstage at his father’s Chinese opera, a young boy is...


Many Lands, Many Stories: Asian Folktales for Children

by Ruth Ra & David Conger

For thousands of years, children and adults the world over have loved to tell and listen to folktales. Each country has its own set of interesting stories, and it is especially enjoyable to discover tales that...


Fabulous

by Simone Bryant

There's no such thing as being too rich, too popular or too fabulous...

Pace Academy is an exclusive private school catering to the rich, pampered and beautiful. And Starr, Dionne and Marisol are its ruling elite,...


The Tigers of the Kumgang Mountains: A Korean Folktale

by Kim So-Un & Jeong Kyoung-Sim

The Tigers of the Kumgang Mountains is a Korean folktale that has been handed down by word of mouth from one generation to the next. It has been told by grandparents to their grandchildren huddled on the heated...


Books Always Everywhere

by Jane Blatt

Babies and toddlers join in an exuberant celebration of books of all shapes and sizes in this charming picture book. For little kids, books can be anything from a chair, to a tower, to a hat. But once little...


How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World

by Marjorie Priceman

Illus. in full color. An apple pie is easy to make...if the market is open. But if the market is closed, the world becomes your grocery store. This deliciously silly recipe for apple pie takes readers around...


Sacagawea's Strength

by Stacia Deutsch, Rhody Cohon & David Wenzel

Abigail and her friends are in the middle of a Monday afternoon group project when Mr. C tells them it’s time to jump back to the past. They’re super-excited, even though this time things are more complicated...


The Adventures of Sasha and Malia at the White House

by Carol A Francois, P Segal & Jay Mazhar

Living in the White House is a great adventure for young Sasha and Malia especially when they discover a mysterious, moving bookcase that leads them into a passageway through time! Before they know it, the two...


Girl in Reverse

by Barbara Stuber

Being adopted isn’t easy—especially when you’re seen as a national enemy. A teen seeks the roots of her identity in this stirring novel from the acclaimed author of Crossing the Tracks.

When Lily was three,...


Getting Played

by Celeste O. Norfleet

If there's one thing Kenisha Lewis has learned, it's that the people you think you know best often surprise you the most. And not always in a good way. It seems the revelations just keep coming. First, her grandmother...


The Comic Book War: The Comic Book War

by Jacqueline Guest

Can three comic-book superheroes, and a rock that falls from the sky,really protect Robert Tourond's brothers as they fight the enemy inEurope during World War II?


Wish You Were Italian: An If Only novel

by Kristin Rae

The summer before senior year of high school. It�s supposed to be one of the biggest summers of her life, but Pippa is headed to an art program she has no interest in. The one saving grace is it�s in Italy....


The Year of the Fortune Cookie

by Andrea Cheng & Patrice Barton

The third chapter book sequel to The Year of the Book and The Year of the Baby, eleven-year-old Anna takes a trip to China and learns more about herself and her Chinese heritage.


Stonecutter

by Jon J. Muth & John Kuramoto

This adaptation of a Chinese folktale begins with a man's dissatisfaction with his life. Weary of being a stonecutter, he becomes many things in his quest for authority, each time finding that greater power...


A Time to Dance

by Padma Venkatraman

Padma Venkatraman's inspiring story of a young girl's struggle to regain her passion and find a new peace is told lyrically through verse that captures the beauty and mystery of India and the ancient bharatanatyam...


The Change Your Name Store

by Leanne Shirtliffe & Tina Kügler

Who am I? It’s a question a lot of children seem to ask themselves, at which point being “them” simply isn’t enough. They want to be someone better. Many kids want to change their names. This is what...


Touching Snow

by M. Sindy Felin

M. Sindy Felin’s National Book Award finalist is in paperback for the first time. Karina has plenty to worry about on the last day of seventh grade: finding three Ds and a C on her report card again, getting...


Subway Girl

by P. J. Converse

He is shy. Unassuming. Inexperienced.

She is Subway Girl. Cool. Unattainable.

From the moment he sees her on a Hong Kong subway, Simon is intrigued by Amy, but he doesn't have the nerve to talk to her. When he...


Orchards

by Holly Thompson

Winner of the APALA Asian/Pacific American Award for Young Adult Literature

An ALA-YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults Book

After a classmate commits suicide, Kana Goldberg—a half-Japanese, half-Jewish American—wonders...


Ice Whale

by Jean Craighead George & John Hendrix

From the most celebrated children's nature writer of our time comes a posthumous new novel in the tradition of her Newbery award-winning Julie of the Wolves

In 1848 in Barrow, Alaska, a young Eskimo boy witnesses...