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Adult Fiction

  • The Sympathizer

    The Sympathizer

    Nguyen, Viet Thanh, 1971-
  • A burning

    A burning

    Majumdar, Megha
  • Aiiieeeee! : an anthology of Asian American writers

    Aiiieeeee! : an anthology of Asian American writers

  • America is not the heart

    America is not the heart

    Castillo, Elaine
  • Black flower

    Black flower

    Kim, Young-ha
  • Charlie Chan is dead : an anthology of contemporary Asian American fiction

    Charlie Chan is dead : an anthology of contemporary Asian American fiction

  • Days of Distraction

    Days of Distraction

    Chang, Alexandra
  • Dragonfish : A Novel

    Dragonfish : A Novel

    Tran, Vu, 1975-
  • East goes West : the making of an oriental Yankee

    East goes West : the making of an oriental Yankee

    Kang, Younghill, 1898-1972
  • How much of these hills is gold

    How much of these hills is gold

    Zhang, C Pam
  • How to pronounce knife : stories

    How to pronounce knife : stories

    Thammavongsa, Souvankham, 1978-
  • I Hotel

    I Hotel

    Yamashita, Karen Tei, 1951-
  • Iep jāltok : poems from a Marshallese daughter

    Iep jāltok : poems from a Marshallese daughter

    Jetn̄il-Kijiner, Kathy
  • If they come for us : poems

    If they come for us : poems

    Asghar, Fatimah
  • In the Shadow of the Banyan

    In the Shadow of the Banyan

    Ratner, Vaddey.

    Cambodia

  • Interior Chinatown

    Interior Chinatown

    Yu, Charles

    Winner: 2020 National Book Award for Fiction

  • Island of shattered dreams

    Island of shattered dreams

    Spitz, Chantal T., 1954-
  • Jasmine nights

    Jasmine nights

    Somtow, S. P.
  • Latitudes of longing

    Latitudes of longing

    Swarup, Shubhangi
  • Letters to memory

    Letters to memory

    Yamashita, Karen Tei, 1951-
  • Miss Burma

    Miss Burma

    Craig, Charmaine
  • Native speaker

    Native speaker

    Lee, Chang-rae
  • On Earth we're briefly gorgeous

    On Earth we're briefly gorgeous

    Vuong, Ocean
  • Pachinko

    Pachinko

    Lee, Min Jin
  • Quarantine : stories

    Quarantine : stories

    Mehta, Rahul.
  • Secret daughter

    Secret daughter

    Gowda, Shilpi.
  • Seventeen syllables and other stories

    Seventeen syllables and other stories

    Yamamoto, Hisaye.
  • Soft science

    Soft science

    Choi, Franny
  • Songs of the dragons flying to heaven and other plays

    Songs of the dragons flying to heaven and other plays

    Lee, Young Jean
  • The farm

    The farm

    Ramos, Joanne
  • The fortunes

    The fortunes

    Davies, Peter Ho, 1966-
  • The gangster we are all looking for

    The gangster we are all looking for

    Lê, Thi Diem Thúy, 1972-
  • The last story of Mina Lee

    The last story of Mina Lee

    Kim, Nancy Jooyoun
  • The mountains sing

    The mountains sing

    Nguyẽ̂n, Phan Qué̂ Mai
  • The refugees

    The refugees

    Nguyen, Viet Thanh, 1971-
  • The Wangs vs. the world

    The Wangs vs. the world

    Chang, Jade, 1975-
  • This is paradise : stories

    This is paradise : stories

    Kahakauwila, Kristiana.
  • Unaccustomed earth

    Unaccustomed earth

    Lahiri, Jhumpa.
  • When the elephants dance

    When the elephants dance

    Holthe, Tess Uriza
  • Your house will pay

    Your house will pay

    Cha, Steph

Young Adult Fiction

Adult & Young Adult Nonfiction

  • America for Americans : a history of xenophobia in the United States

    America for Americans : a history of xenophobia in the United States

    Lee, Erika
  • America is in the Heart

    America is in the Heart

    Bulosan, Carlos
  • Asian America : a primary source reader

    Asian America : a primary source reader

  • Asian American dreams : the emergence of an American people

    Asian American dreams : the emergence of an American people

    Zia, Helen.
  • Asianfail : narratives of disenchantment and the model minority

    Asianfail : narratives of disenchantment and the model minority

    Ty, Eleanor Rose, 1958-
  • Beyond the shadow of Camptown : Korean military brides in America

    Beyond the shadow of Camptown : Korean military brides in America

    Yuh, Ji-Yeon.
  • Brown skin, white minds : Filipino-/American postcolonial psychology (with commentaries) = Kayumangg

    Brown skin, white minds : Filipino-/American postcolonial psychology (with commentaries) = Kayumangg

    David, E. J. R.
  • Care Work: Dreaming Disability Justice

    Care Work: Dreaming Disability Justice

    Piepzna-Samarasinha, Leah Lakshmi
  • Chinatown pretty : fashion and wisdom from Chinatown's most stylish seniors

    Chinatown pretty : fashion and wisdom from Chinatown's most stylish seniors

    Lo, Andria
  • Chop suey, USA : the story of Chinese food in America

    Chop suey, USA : the story of Chinese food in America

    Chen, Yong, 1960-
  • Comfort woman

    Comfort woman

    Keller, Nora Okja.
  • Countervisions : Asian American film criticism

    Countervisions : Asian American film criticism

  • Driven out : the hidden war against Chinese America

    Driven out : the hidden war against Chinese America

    Pfaelzer, Jean.
  • Encyclopedia of Asian American folklore and folklife

    Encyclopedia of Asian American folklore and folklife

  • Fly until you die : an oral history of Hmong pilots in the Vietnam War

    Fly until you die : an oral history of Hmong pilots in the Vietnam War

    Vang, Chia Youyee, 1971-
  • Go home!

    Go home!

  • Good girls marry doctors : South Asian American daughters on obedience and rebellion

    Good girls marry doctors : South Asian American daughters on obedience and rebellion

  • Haunting the Korean diaspora : shame, secrecy, and the forgotten war

    Haunting the Korean diaspora : shame, secrecy, and the forgotten war

    Cho, Grace M.
  • Heartbeat of struggle : the revolutionary life of Yuri Kochiyama

    Heartbeat of struggle : the revolutionary life of Yuri Kochiyama

    Fujino, Diane Carol.
  • Hollywood Chinese : the Chinese in American feature films

    Hollywood Chinese : the Chinese in American feature films

    Dong, Arthur E
  • How do I begin? : a Hmong American literary anthology

    How do I begin? : a Hmong American literary anthology

  • Last boat out of Shanghai : the epic story of the Chinese who fled Mao's revolution

    Last boat out of Shanghai : the epic story of the Chinese who fled Mao's revolution

    Zia, Helen
  • Long live the tribe of fatherless girls : a memoir

    Long live the tribe of fatherless girls : a memoir

    Madden, T Kira
  • Maya Lin : thinking with her hands

    Maya Lin : thinking with her hands

    Rubin, Susan Goldman
  • Minor feelings : an Asian American reckoning

    Minor feelings : an Asian American reckoning

    Hong, Cathy Park
  • Not my white savior : [an memoir in poems]

    Not my white savior : [an memoir in poems]

    Lee, Julayne
  • Orientalism

    Orientalism

    Said, Edward W.
  • Orientals : Asian Americans in popular culture

    Orientals : Asian Americans in popular culture

    Lee, Robert G., 1947-
  • Perfume dreams : reflections on the Vietnamese diaspora

    Perfume dreams : reflections on the Vietnamese diaspora

    Lam, Andrew.
  • Racial melancholia, racial dissociation : on the social and psychic lives of Asian Americans

    Racial melancholia, racial dissociation : on the social and psychic lives of Asian Americans

    Eng, David L., 1967-
  • Stranger in the Shogun's city : a Japanese woman and her world

    Stranger in the Shogun's city : a Japanese woman and her world

    Stanley, Amy, 1978-
  • Strangers from a different shore : a history of Asian Americans

    Strangers from a different shore : a history of Asian Americans

    Takaki, Ronald T., 1939-2009.
  • Talk Thai : the adventures of Buddhist boy

    Talk Thai : the adventures of Buddhist boy

    Sukrungruang, Ira.
  • The Asian American achievement paradox

    The Asian American achievement paradox

    Lee, Jennifer, 1968-
  • The color of success : Asian Americans and the origins of the model minority

    The color of success : Asian Americans and the origins of the model minority

    Wu, Ellen D.
  • The future is Asian : commerce, conflict, and culture in the 21st century

    The future is Asian : commerce, conflict, and culture in the 21st century

    Khanna, Parag
  • The Grave on the Wall

    The Grave on the Wall

    Shimoda, Brandon
  • The magical language of others : a memoir

    The magical language of others : a memoir

    Koh, EJ, 1988-
  • The making of Asian America : a history

    The making of Asian America : a history

    Lee, Erika
  • The minority experience : navigating emotional and organizational realities

    The minority experience : navigating emotional and organizational realities

    Pei, Adrian, 1978-
  • The next American revolution : sustainable activism for the twenty-first century

    The next American revolution : sustainable activism for the twenty-first century

    Boggs, Grace Lee.
  • The other one percent : Indians in America

    The other one percent : Indians in America

    Chakravorty, Sanjoy
  • The song poet : a memoir of my father

    The song poet : a memoir of my father

    Yang, Kao Kalia, 1980-
  • The souls of yellow folk : essays

    The souls of yellow folk : essays

    Yang, Wesley
  • Vestiges of war : the Philippine-American War and the aftermath of an imperial dream, 1899-1999

    Vestiges of war : the Philippine-American War and the aftermath of an imperial dream, 1899-1999

  • Water tossing boulders : how a family of Chinese immigrants led the first fight to desegregate schoo

    Water tossing boulders : how a family of Chinese immigrants led the first fight to desegregate schoo

    Berard, Adrienne
  • Without you, there is no us : my time with the sons of North Korea's elite

    Without you, there is no us : my time with the sons of North Korea's elite

    Kim, Suki, 1970-
  • Yell-oh girls! : emerging voices explore culture, identity, and growing up Asian American

    Yell-oh girls! : emerging voices explore culture, identity, and growing up Asian American

Adult & Young Adult Graphic Novels

  • American Born Chinese

    American Born Chinese

    Yang, Gene Luen
  • Almost American Girl: An Illustrated Memoir

    Almost American Girl: An Illustrated Memoir

    Ha, Robin
  • Duran Duran, Imelda Marcos, and me : a graphic memoir

    Duran Duran, Imelda Marcos, and me : a graphic memoir

    Mapa, Lorina,
  • Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations

    Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations

    Jacob, Mira
  • Ichiro

    Ichiro

    Inzana, Ryan.
  • Infidel

    Infidel

    Pichetshote, Pornsak
  • Ms. Marvel : Kamala Khan

    Ms. Marvel : Kamala Khan

    Wilson, G. Willow, 1982-
  • Secret identities : the Asian American superhero anthology

    Secret identities : the Asian American superhero anthology

  • Skim

    Skim

    Tamaki, Mariko.
  • Superman Smashes the Klan

    Superman Smashes the Klan

    Yang, Gene Luen
  • The American dream? : a journey on Route 66 : discovering dinosaur statues, muffler men, and the per

    The American dream? : a journey on Route 66 : discovering dinosaur statues, muffler men, and the per

    Khor, Shing Yin
  • The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir

    The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir

    Bui, Thi.
  • They Called Us Enemy

    They Called Us Enemy

    George Takei, Justin Eisinger, Steven Scott
  • Woman World

    Woman World

    Dhaliwal, Aminder

Children's Fiction

  • Bee-Bim Bop!

    Bee-Bim Bop!

    Park, Linda Sue

    An eager little girl helps her mama make bee-bim bop, a Korean dish with meat and vegetables mixed with rice and a spicy, sweet, savory s

  • 'Ohana means family

    'Ohana means family

    Loomis, Ilima
  • A Different Pond

    A Different Pond

    Phi, Bao

    Celebrated poet Bao Phi tells a father-son story based on his own childhood.

  • A gift for Amma : market day in India

    A gift for Amma : market day in India

    Sriram, Meera
  • A scarf for Keiko

    A scarf for Keiko

    Malaspina, Ann, 1957-
  • A Wish in the Dark

    A Wish in the Dark

    Soontornvat, Christina
  • Alvin Ho : allergic to camping, hiking, and other natural disasters

    Alvin Ho : allergic to camping, hiking, and other natural disasters

    Look, Lenore.
  • Amina's voice

    Amina's voice

    Khan, Hena
  • Amy Wu and the Perfect Bao

    Amy Wu and the Perfect Bao

    Zhang, Kat
  • Bilal Cooks Daal

    Bilal Cooks Daal

    Saeed, Aisha
  • Drawn Together

    Drawn Together

    Le, Minh, 1979-

    Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature.

  • Eyes that kiss in the corners

    Eyes that kiss in the corners

    Ho, Joanna
  • Festival of colors

    Festival of colors

    Sehgal, Surishtha
  • From the stars in the sky to the fish in the sea

    From the stars in the sky to the fish in the sea

    Thom, Kai Cheng
  • Front Desk

    Front Desk

    Kelly Yang

    Mia Tang helps her parents run an Anaheim motel that becomes a haven for struggling immigrants.

  • Grandfather's Journey

    Grandfather's Journey

    Say, Allen.
  • Green Lantern : legacy

    Green Lantern : legacy

    Lê, Minh, 1979-
  • Hand over hand

    Hand over hand

    Fullerton, Alma
  • Hush! : a Thai lullaby

    Hush! : a Thai lullaby

    Ho, Minfong.
  • Inside Out & Back Again

    Inside Out & Back Again

    Lai, Thanhha
  • Jasmine Toguchi, mochi queen

    Jasmine Toguchi, mochi queen

    Florence, Debbi Michiko
  • Kira-Kira

    Kira-Kira

    Kadohata, Cynthia
  • Lalani of the Distant Sea

    Lalani of the Distant Sea

    Kelly, Erin Entrada
  • Landed

    Landed

    Lee, Milly.
  • Leila in saffron

    Leila in saffron

    Guidroz, Rukhsanna
  • Lion Island : Cuba's warrior of words

    Lion Island : Cuba's warrior of words

    Engle, Margarita
  • Measuring up

    Measuring up

    LaMotte, Lily
  • Meet Yasmin!

    Meet Yasmin!

    Faruqi, Saadia
  • Mindy Kim and the yummy seaweed business

    Mindy Kim and the yummy seaweed business

    Lee, Lyla
  • Pie in the Sky

    Pie in the Sky

    Lai, Remy

    In this funny, emotional hybrid chapter book/graphic novel, 11-year old Jingwen struggles after his father's accidental death and immigra

  • Prairie lotus

    Prairie lotus

    Park, Linda Sue
  • Save me a seat

    Save me a seat

    Weeks, Sarah
  • Stand Up, Yumi Chung!

    Stand Up, Yumi Chung!

    Jessica Kim

    11-year-old Yumi Chung keeps busy at school and helping out at her parents’ restaurant in L.A.’s Koreatown, but what she really wants is

  • Stargazing

    Stargazing

    Wang, Jen

    Can two people that are so different get along with each other?

  • Step Up To the Plate, Maria Singh

    Step Up To the Plate, Maria Singh

    Uma Krishnaswami
  • Tall story

    Tall story

    Gourlay, Candy.
  • The boy & the bindi

    The boy & the bindi

    Shraya, Vivek, 1981-
  • The House That Lou Built

    The House That Lou Built

    Respicio, Mae
  • The many colors of Harpreet Singh

    The many colors of Harpreet Singh

    Kelkar, Supriya, 1980-
  • The most beautiful thing

    The most beautiful thing

    Yang, Kao Kalia, 1980-
  • The Name Jar

    The Name Jar

    Choi, Yangsook
  • The paper boat

    The paper boat

    Lam, Thao
  • The way to Bea

    The way to Bea

    Yeh, Kat,
  • Under my hijab

    Under my hijab

    Khan, Hena
  • When You Trap a Tiger

    When You Trap a Tiger

    Keller, Tae
  • Where's Halmoni?

    Where's Halmoni?

    Kim, Julie J.

Children's Nonfiction

  • Drawing From Memory

    Drawing From Memory

    Say, Allen.
  • A life made by hand : the story of Ruth Asawa

    A life made by hand : the story of Ruth Asawa

    D'Aquino, Andrea
  • Angel Island

    Angel Island

    Freedman, Russell
  • Chef Roy Choi and the Street Food Remix

    Chef Roy Choi and the Street Food Remix

    Martin, Jacqueline Briggs
  • Fred Korematsu speaks up

    Fred Korematsu speaks up

    Atkins, Laura
  • It Began With a Page: How Gyo Fujikawa Drew the Way

    It Began With a Page: How Gyo Fujikawa Drew the Way

    Maclear, Kyo
  • Mountain chef : how one man lost his groceries, changed his plans, and helped cook up the National P

    Mountain chef : how one man lost his groceries, changed his plans, and helped cook up the National P

    Pimentel, Annette Bay
  • Paper son : the inspiring story of Tyrus Wong, immigrant and artist

    Paper son : the inspiring story of Tyrus Wong, immigrant and artist

    Leung, Julie
  • Queen of Physics: How Wu Chien Shiung Helped Unlock the Secrets of the Atom

    Queen of Physics: How Wu Chien Shiung Helped Unlock the Secrets of the Atom

    Robeson, Teresa
  • Shining star : the Anna May Wong story

    Shining star : the Anna May Wong story

    Yoo, Paula.
  • Sixteen years in sixteen seconds : the Sammy Lee story

    Sixteen years in sixteen seconds : the Sammy Lee story

    Yoo, Paula.
  • Stories for South Asian supergirls

    Stories for South Asian supergirls

    Khaira, Raj Kaur
  • The last princess : the story of Princess Kaʻiulani of Hawaiʻi

    The last princess : the story of Princess Kaʻiulani of Hawaiʻi

    Stanley, Fay.

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