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Judy and the Moons of Korea

by Audrey McKim

By telling a fun story about a little girl named Judy, this multicultural children's book is a great introduction to Korean culture and festivals.

When Judy and her parents spent a year in Korea, she had a wonderful...


Under the Moonlit Sky

by Nav K. Gill

It's the spring of 1984 and life is getting exciting for young and beautiful Esha. However, one day changes everything, and she must fulfill her father's last wish, taking her to a place she never dreamed of...


Moon Princess

by Barbara Laban

Sienna is unhappy. Her mother has disappeared and she feels alone in Shanghai. Her only friend is Rufus--a sarcastic invisible dog with a VERY clear idea of how things should be done. When their mean housekeeper...


In the Shadow of the Sun

by Anne Sibley O'Brien

North Korea is known as the most repressive country on Earth, with a dictatorial leader, a starving population, and harsh punishment for rebellion.Not the best place for a family vacation.Yet that's exactly...


The Crystal Ribbon

by Celeste Lim

In the village of Huanan, in medieval China, the deity that rules is the Great Huli Jing. Though twelve-year-old Li Jing's name is a different character entirely from the Huli Jing, the sound is close enough...


The City of Death

by Sarwat Chadda

Perfect for fans of Roshani Chokshi and Rick Riordan!

"A fabulous, action-packed modern take on Indian mythology. I can't wait to read more!" -- Rick Riordan on The Savage Fortress

Meet Ash Mistry: eighth grader,...


The Bamboo Sword

by Margi Preus

Master writer Margi Preus treats readers to an amazing adventure in 1853 Japan. This lyric novel follows Yoshi, a Japanese boy who dreams of becoming a samurai. Unfortunately, as part of the serving class, Yoshi...


Tokyo Friends

by Betty Reynolds

This multicultural children's book is a a kid-friendly introduction to Japanese culture!

Katie is a young American girl living in present-day Tokyo. One day, as she walks her dog, she meets Keiko, a young Japanese...


I am Full Truth, I am Half Truth,  I am All Lie

by Ayesha Marfani & Aisha Aamir

I AM FULL TRUTH, I AM HALF TRUTH, I AM ALL LIE  is the story of three ordinary boys born to three unattractive and reclusive brothers. The three boys cherish each other’s company and friendship and enjoy...


Book Uncle and Me

by Uma Krishnaswami & Julianna Swaney

Winner of the International Literacy Association Social Justice Literature Award

An award-winning middle-grade novel about the power of grassroots activism and how kids can make a difference.

Every day, nine-year-old...


Black Flame

by Gerelchimeg Blackcrane & Anna Holmwood

Award-winning author Gerelchimeg Blackcrane has written a compelling novel, set in Tibet, Mongolia and China, about the adventures of a fiercely powerful yet lovable Tibetan mastiff that is sure to join the...


No Ordinary Day

by Deborah Ellis

Shortlisted for the SYRCA 2013 Diamond Willow Award, selected as an American Library Association 2012 Notable Children's Book, a Booklist Editors’ Choice, nominated for the OLA Golden Oak Tree Award, and a...


Sadri Returns to Bali

by Elisabeth Waldmeier & Susan Tuttle-Laube

With beautiful illustrations done in the traditional Balinese style, this multicultural children's book celebrates an important Balinese festival.

The Galungan festival in Bali marks the victory of dharma (order)...


Ai Li Goes to School

by Eleanor Liu & Aytbubu Badahshanova

The title comes from the Chinese proverb Those who are destined to meet are connected by an invisible red thread. It may stretch, twist, or tangle but will never break. This book recounts events and circumstances...


My Star: “Btr- Born to Rock"

by Choi Minyeo

The names of the members that are in the group BTR Born to Rock are: Shin Light (L), Gu Minam, Jang Teakhyun, Kang Kee and Seok Kihyun. The one that Im really in love with is L. Once I found out about the group...


Rachel's Visit to Japan

by Pam Leasure

Rachels Visit to Japan is about a young girl who has the opportunity to go on an exciting trip to Japan with her friends and their parents. They visit many of Tokyos attractions and learn much about Japanese...


Black and White

by Bryan Peppin

Bryan was born into an "Anglo-Indian" family in 1952. His schooling was completed in 1968, exclusively in "Anglo-Indian" schools, which, up to that point in time at least, were identifiably "Anglo-Indian". Growing...


Sadri Returns to Bali: A Tale of the Balinese Galungan Festival

by Elisabeth Waldmeier & Susan Tuttle-Laube

With beautiful illustrations done in the traditional Balinese style, this multicultural children's book celebrates an important Balinese festival.

The Galungan festival in Bali marks the victory of dharma (order)...


Chinese Myths and Legends

by Shelley Fu & Patrick Yee

This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Chinese fairy tales and other folk stories—providing insight into a vibrant literary culture.

Chinese Myths and Legends is a delightful collection...


Japanese Fairy Tales

by Yei Theodora Ozaki

This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Japanese fairy tales and other folk stories—providing insight into a rich literary culture.

The rich world of Japanese fantasy is very apparent...