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The Boring Book by
Call Number: JP YOS
Publication Date: 2019-08-06
A child, bored by his toys, contemplates the emotion and concept of boredom, and whether or not it is boring to be an adult--or a child.
Bus! Stop! by
Call Number: JP THINGS THAT GO ON LAND YAN
Publication Date: 2018-03-13
Few words are needed in this inventive and fun transportation adventure!
The Crane Girl by
Call Number: JP STORIES FAIRYTALES MAN
Publication Date: 2017-03-01
A boy helps an injured crane, that then returns in human form to weave silk and save the boy and his father from poverty.
A Different Pond by
Call Number: JP PEOLPE FAMILY PHI
Publication Date: 2017-08-01
As a young boy, Bao and his father awoke early, hours before his father's long workday began, to fish on the shores of a small pond in Minneapolis. Unlike many other anglers, Bao and his father fished for food, not recreation. A successful catch meant a fed family. Between hope-filled casts, Bao's father told him about a different pond in their homeland of Vietnam.
Drawn Together by
Call Number: JP PLAY VISUAL ARTS LE
Publication Date: 2018-06-05
When a young boy visits his grandfather, their lack of a common language leads to confusion, frustration, and silence. But as they sit down to draw together, something magical happens--with a shared love of art and storytelling, the two form a bond that goes beyond words.
Eyes That Kiss in the Corners by
Call Number: JP ALL ABOUT ME IDENTITY HO
Publication Date: 2021-01-05
A self-confident and strong young girl recounts how she shares her eyes--and so much more--with her mother, her amah and her little sister.
Juna's Jar by
Call Number: JP PLAY ADVENTURE BAH
Publication Date: 2015-01-15
Juna and her best friend, Hector, have many adventures together, and they love to collect things in empty kimchi jars.
The Name Jar by
Call Number: JP/OV CHO
Publication Date: 2001-07-10
The new kid in school needs a new name! Or does she? Being the new kid in school is hard enough, but what about when nobody can pronounce your name?
No Kimchi for Me! by
Call Number: JP PEOPLE FAMILY KIM
Publication Date: 2017-09-05
Yoomi loves Grandma's cooking--except for stinky, spicy kimchi, the pickled cabbage condiment served at Korean meals.
Aru Shah and the End of Time (a Pandava Novel, Book 1) by
Call Number: J CHO
Publication Date: 2018-03-27
Twelve-year-old Aru stretches the truth to fit in at her private school, but when she is dared to prove an ancient lamp is cursed, she inadvertently frees an ancient demon.
Count Me In by
Call Number: J BAJ
Publication Date: 2019-08-27
An uplifting story, told through the alternating voices of two middle-schoolers, in which a community rallies to reject racism.
Dragon Pearl by
Call Number: J LEE
Publication Date: 2019-01-15
Min, a thirteen-year-old girl with fox-magic, stows away on a battle cruiser and impersonates a cadet in order to solve the mystery of what happened to her older brother in the Thousand World Space Forces.
Call Number: J VIV
Publication Date: 2016-09-27
Nervous about middle school because her family does not get her and her friends know exactly what they want to do, Abbie Wu searches for her own passion before discovering a knack for leadership when injustices in the cafeteria come to light.
Front Desk by
Call Number: J YAN
Publication Date: 2018-05-29
Mia Tang has a lot of secrets. Number 1: She lives in a motel, not a big house. Every day, while her immigrant parents clean the rooms, ten-year-old Mia manages the front desk of the Calivista Motel and tends to its guests.
Hello, Universe by
Call Number: J KEL
Publication Date: 2017-03-14
Hello, Universe is a funny and poignant neighborhood story about unexpected friendships. Told from four intertwining points of view--two boys and two girls--the novel celebrates bravery, being different, and finding your inner bayani (hero).
Prairie Lotus by
Call Number: J PAR
Publication Date: 2020-03-03
Prairie Lotus is a powerful, touching, multilayered book about a girl determined to fit in and realize her dreams: getting an education, becoming a dressmaker in her father's shop, and making at least one friend.
Spirit Hunters by
Call Number: J OH
Publication Date: 2017-07-25
Harper doesn't trust her new home from the moment she steps inside, and the rumors are that the Raine family's new house is haunted. Harper isn't sure she believes those rumors, until her younger brother, Michael, starts acting strangely.