Children’s and Teen Books for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Picture Books


{31EDA9BE-A98C-4421-93EB-6D3B7B0F704B}Img100Amy Wu and the Perfect Bao by Kat Zhang

Big Red Lollipop by Rukhsana Khan

Bilal Cooks Daal by Aisha Saeed

Camp Tiger by Choi, Susan

A Different Pond by Bao Phi

Drawn Together by Lê, Minh

Grandfather’s Journey by Allen Say

Fortune Cookie Fortunes by Grace Lin

Juna’s Jar by Jane Bahk

A Map into the World by Kao Kalia Yang

Meet Yasmin! by Saadia Faruqi

My Footprints by Bao Phi
Paper Son: The Inspiring Story of Tyrus Wong, Immigrant and Artist by Julie Leung


Chapter Books 

Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed

{05A954C0-AC5E-4BF9-8ACA-7618379B8C5C}Img100Amina’s Voice by Hena Khan

Aru Shah and the End of Time by Roshani Chokshi

The Best at It by Maulik Pancholy

Cilla Lee-Jenkins–Future Author Extraordinaire by Susan Tan

Dragon Pearl by Yoon Ha Lee

Front Desk by Kelly Yang

The Great Wall of Lucy Wu by Wendy Wan-Long Shang

{DF2A9923-67D1-493E-9720-A71988C13C4F}Img100Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhhà Lai

Jasmine Toguchi, Super Sleuth by Debbi Michiko Florence

The Land of Forgotten Girls by Erin Entrada Kelly

The Night Diary by Veera Hiranandani
Once Upon an Eid by S.K. Ali & Aisha Saeed

A Place to Belong by Cynthia Kadohata

The Serpent’s Secret by Sayantani DasGupta

Stargazing by Jen Wang


Teen Books

American Panda by Gloria Chao

bsa_9781455107452_270Born Confused by Tanuja Desai Hidier
Dragon Hoops by Gene Luen Yang

Love from A to Z by S. K. Ali

Millicent Min, Girl Genius by Lisa Yee

Ms. Marvel Vol. 1: No Normal by G. Willow Wilson
-Anna, Head of Youth Services

Yakety Yak

Have a second- or third-grader who doesn’t know what to read next?  Below is a list of some mysteries available as ebooks through Livingston Library.



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For 2nd and third grade mystery lovers, the Yakety Yak Book Club for Grades 2-3 will discuss mystery books during the next session on June 2. Children will choose a mystery book (any mystery book!) to read and then discuss with the group on June 2. Registration is open now.

-Amanda Winter, Youth Librarian