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Zero Fade

by Chris L Terry

Chris L. Terry's debut young adult novel Zero Fade chronicles eight days in the life of inner-city Richmond, Virginia teen Kevin Phifer as he deals with wack haircuts, bullies, last-year fly gear, his uncle...


MISSING

by Kevin Don Porter

MISSING. That's what the posters say about the girl. After bumping into a strange man at Yellowstone National Park who's secretly removing the posters, Calvin Crane thinks their van is being tailed. In a cramped...


Ginger and Chrysanthemum

by Kristen Mai Giang & Shirley Chan

"A sweet story spiced with cultural humor and life lessons." —Kirkus Reviews

"A perennial message." —Publishers Weekly

"Incorporating the Chinese belief that foods have warm and cool characteristics, Giang's...


Memories of Shiprock in the 60s with Grandpa

by Nez,Annabeth

This book was written with the intention to allow parents of young children know how Navajo culture and teachings influence the attitude of Navajo children.


Little Warrior

by Edward Rodriguez

Little Warrior is a five year old Native American child who we call Little Hawk. It is the normal life of a child growing up in the tribe of the Cheyenne. He encounters the happy as well as the sad and adventurous...


My Day with Gong Gong

by Sennah Yee & Elaine Chen

A day in Chinatown takes an unexpected turn when a bored little girl makes a connection with her grandpa.

May isn't having fun on her trip through Chinatown with her grandfather. Gong Gong doesn't speak much...


Share the Shaka

by Bertram,Tifney

Share the Shaka is a story of friendship and tells the story of how the shaka came to be. Paul is new to Hawaii and meets his neighbor, Kai, a local boy. Together, the boys set out to find out how the shaka...


Sora and the Cloud

by Felicia Hoshino

A curious child hops on a friendly cloud and has a magical journey flying through the sky. Features delightful watercolors and a bilingual Japanese translation.

Once a baby, now Sora is a boy who explores...


Ten Little Birds / Diez Pajaritos (Ebook)

by Andrés Salguero & Sara Palacios

Count to 10 and back again with Latin Grammy Award-winning children's musical duo 123 Andrés in this bilingual ebook!

The popular song from 123 Andrés' Latin Grammy Award-winning album is cleverly and beautifully...


The Year of the Rat

by Oliver Chin & Jeremiah Alcorn

2020 is the Year of the Rat! Ralph is a resolute rodent whose journey celebrates the new year. This edition features a bilingual Chinese translation.

Young Ralph explores the world with his friend, the boy...


The Year of the Ox

by Oliver Chin & Jeremiah Alcorn

Enjoy the sensational adventure of Olivia, an outgoing ox growing up to discover her true character. The revised edition features a bilingual Chinese translation.

The fun-loving calf Olivia befriends the girl...


It Doesn't Take a Genius

by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich

A hilarious and moving coming-of-age tale that explores the intersection between self and community and the complexity of Black identity as a boy wonders: if he's not who he's always thought he was, who exactly...


Jericho's Adventures in Navajoland

by Clark,John

Jericho is a young Navajo boy living in Arizona on the Navajo Indian Reservation. He and his family live with few modern conveniences. They don?t have hot and cold running water, electricity or a telephone....


The Year of the Dog

by Oliver Chin & Miah Alcorn

- The United States Postal Service has succesfully marketed a series of stamps with the Chinese Zodiac animals. 12 stamps have been issued one per year beginning with 1992’s Year of the Rooster. 2005 featured...


Julie Black Belt: The Belt of Fire

by Oliver Chin & Charlene Chua

Our energetic heroine Julie aims for her next martial arts rank - The Belt of Fire! But will a new student get in her way?

This long-awaited sequel to Julie Black Belt: The Kung Fu Chronicles picks up as...


Good Dream, Bad Dream

by Juan Calle & Serena Valentino

  • bilingual in Spanish

  • colorful superhero comic book art style

  • successfully funded Kickstarter campaign (December 2013)

  • appeal of legendary and mythic heroes around the world

  • The Year of the Tiger

    by Oliver Chin & Justin Roth

    *5th book in increasingly popular series. *only children's series which features each animal of the Chinese New Year *Chinese New Year is celebrated more widely every year, and Asian Americans are one of the...


    The Year of the Pig

    by Oliver Chin & Jeremiah Alcorn

  • Only English children's book series on the animals of the Chinese New Year

  • This is a new bilingual edition with translation in simplified Chinese.

  • ~100,000 copies sold across the series to date

  • appeals to families...

  • Wishes

    by Muon Thi Van & Victo Ngai

    An arresting, poetic journey and a moving reflection on immigration, family, and home, from an acclaimed creative team.

    Wishes tells the powerful, honest story about one Vietnamese family's search for a new...


    The Rice in the Pot Goes Round and Round

    by Wendy Wan-Long Shang & Lorian Tu

    Sing along to this delicious twist on "The Wheels on the Bus" and celebrate the food, laughter, and love of a multigenerational family meal!

    * "Artfully brings an authentic expression of family love...an utterly...