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Butterfly Yellow by
Call Number: TEEN LAI
Publication Date: 2019-09-03
A Vietnam War refugee in Texas partners with a city boy with rodeo dreams to track down the younger brother she was separated from six years before when he was evacuated by American troops during the waning days of the Vietnam War.
Darius the Great Is Not Okay by
Call Number: TEEN KHORRAM
Publication Date: 2018-08-28
Darius Kellner speaks better Klingon than Farsi, and he knows more about Hobbit social cues than Persian ones. He's about to take his first-ever trip to Iran, and it's pretty overwhelming-especially when he's also dealing with clinical depression, a disapproving dad, and a chronically anemic social life.
Loveboat, Taipei by
Call Number: TEEN WEN
Publication Date: 2020-01-07
"Our cousins have done this program," Sophie whispers. "Best kept secret. Zero supervision." And just like that, Ever Wong's summer takes an unexpected turn. Gone is Chien Tan, the strict educational program in Taiwan that Ever was expecting. In its place, she finds Loveboat: a summer-long free-for-all where hookups abound, adults turn a blind eye, snake-blood sake flows abundantly, and the nightlife runs nonstop.
Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know by
Call Number: TEEN AHMED
Publication Date: 2020-04-07
Discover New York Times bestseller Samira Ahmed's romantic, sweeping adventure through the streets of Paris told in alternating narratives that bridge centuries, continents, and the lives of two young Muslim women fighting to write their own stories. Smash the patriarchy. Eat all the pastries.
Call Number: TEEN YANG
Publication Date: 2020-05-26
They're called parachutes: teenagers dropped off to live in private homes and study in the United States while their wealthy parents remain in Asia. Claire Wang never thought she'd be one of them, until her parents pluck her from her privileged life in Shanghai and enroll her at a high school in California.
Patron Saints of Nothing by
Call Number: TEEN RIBAY
Publication Date: 2019-06-18
A powerful coming-of-age story about grief, guilt, and the risks a Filipino-American teenager takes to uncover the truth about his cousin's murder.
A Thousand Beginnings and Endings by
Call Number: TEEN OH
Publication Date: 2018-06-26
Fifteen authors of Asian descent reimagine the folklore and mythology of East and South Asia, in short stories ranging from fantasy to science fiction to contemporary, from romance to tales of revenge.
Awesome Asian Americans by
Call Number: TEEN 920.0092 AMARA
Publication Date: 2020-11-17
It's about time - rebel girls, rad women, little leaders, and great guys are Asian American too!Readers will enjoy learning about 20 groundbreaking citizens who have contributed to the USA.
Every Falling Star by
Call Number: TEEN BIO LEE
Publication Date: 2016-09-13
Every Falling Star, the first book to portray contemporary North Korea to a young audience, is the intense memoir of a North Korean boy named Sungju who was forced at age twelve to live on the streets and fend for himself.
Samurai Rising: the Epic Life of Minamoto Yoshitsune by
Call Number: TEEN BIO YOSHITSUNE
Publication Date: 2016-02-02
A samurai fights for honor and survival in a real-life Game of Thrones. This epic tale of warriors and bravery, rebellion and revenge, reads like a novel, but this is the true story of the greatest samurai in Japanese history.
The Truths We Hold by
Call Number: TEEN BIO HARRIS
Publication Date: 2019-05-07
Now adapted for young readers, Vice President Kamala Harris's empowering memoir about the values and inspirations that guided her life.
Almost American Girl by
Call Number: TEEN GRAPHIC HA
Publication Date: 2020-01-28
A powerful and moving teen graphic novel memoir about immigration, belonging, and how arts can save a life.
American Born Chinese by
Call Number: TEEN GRAPHIC YANG
Publication Date: 2006-09-05
American Born Chinese tells the story of three apparently unrelated characters: Jin Wang, who moves to a new neighborhood with his family only to discover that he's the only Chinese-American student at his new school; the powerful Monkey King, subject of one of the oldest and greatest Chinese fables; and Chin-Kee, a personification of the ultimate negative Chinese stereotype, who is ruining his cousin Danny's life with his yearly visits.
The American Dream? by
Call Number: TEEN GRAPHIC KHOR
Publication Date: 2019-08-06
This book chronicles Shing's solo journey (small adventure-dog included) along the iconic Route 66, beginning in Santa Monica and ending up Chicago. What begins as a road trip ends up as something more like a pilgrimage in search of an American landscape that seems forever shifting and forever out of place.
The Best We Could Do by
Call Number: TEEN GRAPHIC BUI
Publication Date: 2017-03-07
An intimate and poignant graphic novel portraying one family's journey from war-torn Vietnam, from debut author Thi Bui. This beautifully illustrated and emotional story is an evocative memoir about the search for a better future and a longing for the past.
The Shadow Hero by
Call Number: TEEN GRAPHIC YANG
Publication Date: 2014-07-15
In the comics boom of the 1940s, a legend was born: the Green Turtle. He solved crimes and fought injustice just like the other comics characters. But this mysterious masked crusader was hiding something more than your run-of-the-mill secret identity... The Green Turtle was the first Asian American super hero.