The following is a listing of adult, children's, and young adult fiction and nonfiction titles on the storytelling, history, achievements, and the diversity and complexity of the Asian American and Pacific Islander global diaspora.

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The Partition

Don Lee, Apr.

An updated exploration of Asian American identity, twenty-one years after Lee's debut story collection, Yellow, now with characters who are presumptive model minorities in the arts, academia, and media.


Return to You: A Postpartum Plan for New Moms

Natasha Sriraman, June

Discusses the importance of community in supporting new mothers, contrasts the experiences of Indian families with that of American, and explores the isolation of new American mothers, which has increased during the pandemic.


Be A Triangle: How I Went from Being Lost to Getting My Life into Shape

Lilly Singh, Apr.

Singh instructs readers to “be a triangle,” creating a solid foundation for your life, one that can be built upon, but never fundamentally changed or destroyed.

Forbidden City: A Novel

Vanessa Hua, Apr.

A teenage girl living in 1960s China becomes Mao Zedong’s protégée and lover—and a heroine of the Cultural Revolution.


At Least You Have Your Health: A Novel

Madi Sinha, Apr.

An Indian-American gynecologist uncovers the dangerous secrets lurking beneath the facade of a women’s health and wellness clinic.

Set on You

Amy Lea, May

A rivals-to-lovers romantic comedy with bold messages of body acceptance in the fitness community, overcoming racial stereotypes, and the importance of uplifting marginalized voices.

Sophie Go’s Lonely Hearts Club

Roselle Lim, Aug.

A newly minted professional matchmaker becomes an outcast when she is revealed as a fraud who never actually graduated from matchmaking school.


The Vegan Chinese Kitchen

Hannah Che, Aug.

Over one hundred plant-based, umami-packed recipes that show the range of traditional and modern Chinese vegan cuisine, from the creator of The Plant-Based Wok.


Nuclear Family

Joseph Han, June

Set in the months leading up to the 2018 false missile alert scare in Hawai’i, a Korean-American family faces the fallout of their eldest son attempting to run across the Korean Demilitarized Zone.


Holiday Heroine

Sarah Kuhn, July

The conclusion of Kuhn’s Heroine Complex series, which follows Asian American superheroines Bea Tanaka and Aveda Jupiter as they navigate the complexities of friendship and romance while saving the world.


The Art of Prophecy

Wesley Chu, Aug.

An epic fantasy ode to martial arts and magic—with a spoiled hero, an exacting grandmaster, and an immortal god-king from the New York Times bestselling author of The Lives of Tao.


Stay True

Hua Hsu, Aug.

The debut memoir from New Yorker staff writer Hsu, as he reckons with the senseless murder of his best friend at the age of 21.


When We Fell Apart

Soon Wiley, Apr.

Set in the bustling city of Seoul, interweaves the stories of Yu-Jin, a beautiful Korean woman from a powerful political family, and Min, a biracial Korean-American in search of his cultural identity.

Kaleidoscope: A Novel

Cecily Wong, July

A reckoning with one family’s flawed American Dream, a commentary on privilege, consumerism, and cultural appropriation, and an examination of the precious bond between sisters.


Mother Ocean Father Nation: A Novel

Nishant Batsha, June

A brother and sister whose paths diverge—one forced to leave, one left behind—in the wake of a nationalist coup on a small Pacific island.

Take No Names

Daniel Nieh, July

A political thriller with a Mexico City backdrop illustrates the ways the U.S. and China are competing for power and influence around the globe.


No Escape: The True Story of China's Genocide of the Uyghurs

Nury Turkel, May

A memoir that lays bare China’s repression of the Uyghur people, by the former president of the Uyghur Humans Rights Project, now a commissioner for the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom.



Melody Razak, Aug.

The saga of one Indian family’s trials through the tumultuous partition—the 1947 split of Pakistan from India—exploring its impact on women, what it means to be “othered” in one’s own society, and the redemptive power of family.


Essential Labor: Mothering as Social Change

Angela Garbes, May

An urgent consideration of the work of care and mothering, its grassroots power to create societal change, and why we need a collective understanding and valuing of its importance.

Who Is Wellness For: An Examination of Wellness Culture and Who it Leaves Behind

Fariha Roisin, June

Part memoir, part journalistic investigation, the writer and poet explores the way in which the progressive health industry has appropriated and commodified global healing traditions.


The Last Karankawas

Kimberly Garza, Aug.

A debut novel following a tight-knit community of Mexican and Filipino American families on the Texas coast.


Learning Our Names: Asian American Christians on Identity, Relationships, and Vocation

Sabrina Chan, Linson Daniel, E. David de Leon, and La Thao, Aug.

A team from East Asian, Southeast Asian, and South Asian backgrounds explores what it means to learn our names and be seen by God.


The Candid Life of Meena Dave

Namrata Patel, June

A Desi coming of age novel that explores identity, family life, food, and the challenges with embracing a new culture when photojournalist and nomad Meena unexpectedly inherits an apartment in a Victorian brownstone in historic Back Bay, Boston.


American Seoul: A Memoir

Helena Rho, May

Rho reveals the courage it took to break away from the path that was laid out for her, to assert her presence, and to discover the freedom and joy of finally being herself.


Things We Do in the Dark: A Novel

Jennifer Hillier, July

When Paris Peralta is suspected of killing her celebrity husband, her long-hidden past threatens to destroy her future.

Peril at the Exposition: A Mystery

Nev March, July

Captain Jim Agnihotri and his new bride return in the followup to March's Edgar finalist debut, Murder in Old Bombay.


Gods of Want: Stories

K-Ming Chang, July

Surreal tales that mix myth and migration, corporeality and ghostliness, queerness and the quotidian, told in Changs’s feminist fabulist style.



Zeina Hashem Beck, July

From lyrics and triptychs to ghazals and Beck's own duets, in which English and Arabic echo and contradict each other—O explores the limits of language, notions of home and exile, and visions of motherhood, memory, and faith.


Don’t Worry: 48 Lessons on Relieving Anxiety from a Zen Buddhist Monk

Shunmyo Masuno, trans. by Allison Markin Powell, Apr.

Discover why 90% of your worries won’t come true in this practical, internationally bestselling guide by the renowned Zen Buddhist author of The Art of Simple Living.

Be Not Afraid of Love: Lessons on Fear, Intimacy, and Connection

Mimi Zhu, Aug.

The author’s personal exploration of the intersections of love and fear in self-esteem, friendship, family dynamics, and romantic relationships, and its effects on society and the greater political realm.


Disorientation: A Novel

Elaine Hsieh Chou, Mar.

A Taiwanese American woman’s coming-of-consciousness ignites eye-opening revelations and chaos on a college campus.

Time Is a Mother

Ocean Vuong, Apr.

In this second poetry collection, Vuong searches for life among the aftershocks of his mother’s death, embodying the paradox of sitting within grief while being determined to survive beyond it.

A Map for the Missing: A Novel

Belinda Huijuan Tang, Aug.

An epic debut novel set against a rapidly changing post–Cultural Revolution China, spanning the late 1970s to 1990s and moving between rural provinces and big cities as it examines family, forgiveness, and the meaning of home.


A Career in Books

Kate Gavino, Aug.

A graphic novel for those who wanted to "work with books" and had NO idea what it entailed; who were taken aback by that first paycheck; who wanted a literary career even in the face of systemic racism; and who dealt with the unique challenges of coming from an immigrant family.


The Fervor

Alma Katsu, Apr.

A psychological and supernatural twist on the horrors of the Japanese American internment camps in World War II.


The Evening Hero

Marie Myung-Ok Lee, May

A Korean immigrant pursuing the American dream must confront the secrets of the past or risk watching the world he’s worked so hard to build come crumbling down.

Keya Das’s Second Act: A Novel

Sopan Deb, July

A discovered box in the attic leads one Bengali American family down a path toward understanding the importance of family, even when splintered.


Death Doesn't Forget

Ed Lin, July

In this fourth entry in Lin’s Taipei mystery series, the owner of a popular night market food stall is framed for a string of high-profile murders.


A Hundred Other Girls

Iman Hariri-Kia, Aug.

A modern story about the shifting media landscape, one Middle Eastern-American writer finding her place in it, and how far she will go to keep the job a hundred other girls are ready to take.


How to Navigate Life: The New Science of Finding Your Way in School, Career, and Beyond

Belle Liang and Timothy Klein, Aug.

A guide to tackling what students, families, and educators can do now to cut through stress and performance pressure, and find a path to purpose.


Radical Radiance: 12 Weeks of Self-Love Rituals to Manifest Abundance, Beauty, and Joy

Angela Jia Kim, June

An innovative self-care program that allows readers to hone their inner and outer beauty with twelve simple rituals based in Korean skincare regimens.


Booked on a Feeling: A Novel

Jayci Lee, July

When an unexpected attraction flares between an overachieving lawyer and a childhood friend, the two must choose between past dreams or their forever together.


Weird To Exist

Alison Zai, Apr.

A collection of 100 comics depicting anthropomorphic characters going through the motions of relationships, loneliness, creativity blocks, mental health concerns, social anxiety, and more.


Anita Jaisinghani, Aug.

A collection of over 100 recipes go inside the mind of a chef to learn the fundamentals of Indian cuisine and decode the secrets to cooking with spices.


Magnolia 木蘭

Nina Mingya Powles, Aug.

Powles’ debut poetry collection pushes the borders of languages and poetic forms to examine memories, myths, and the experiences of a mixed-race girlhood.


Portrait of a Thief: A Novel

Grace D. Li, Apr.

A Chinese American art history major at Harvard believes art belongs with its creators, so when a Chinese corporation offers him a very illegal chance to reclaim five priceless sculptures China lost centuries ago, it’s surprisingly easy to say yes.


The Book Eaters

Sunyi Dean, Aug.

A contemporary fantasy debut exploring motherhood, sacrifice, and hope; queer identity and learning to accept who you are; gilded lies and the danger of believing the narratives others create for you.

The First Binding

R.R. [no spaces between the initials/dp] Virdi, Aug.

A storyteller and a singer on the run hope to find obscurity in a tavern bar, but old secrets aren't so easily buried–and their enemies have long memories.


Siren Queen

Nghi Vo, May

In a fantastical Hollywood where monsters are real and immortality is just a casting call away, a beautiful and talented outsider tries to achieve stardom despite the limited roles for Chinese American girls from Hungarian Hills.


An Eternal Lei: A Leilani Santiago Hawai'i Mystery

Naomi Hirahara, Mar.

It's the middle of the pandemic, Hawai‘i has been virtually closed to tourists, so when Leilani Santiago and her young sisters save a mysterious woman wearing a lei from drowning in Waimea Bay in Kaua‘I, questions abound: who is she and where did she come from?


Indigenous Pacific Islander Eco-Literatures

Edited by Kathy Jetñil-Kijiner, Leora Kava, and Craig Santos Perez, Aug.

An anthology of 100 emerging, mid-career, and established Indigenous writers from Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia, and the global Pacific diaspora call attention to the legacy of environmental imperialism and the ongoing impacts of climate change.


The Wongs of Beloit, Wisconsin

Beatrice McKenzie, Apr.

Family interviews, original photographs, and national records trace the many lives of a resilient multigenerational family whose experiences parallel the complicated relationship between America and China in the twentieth century.


Happy For You: A Novel

Claire Stanford, Apr.

Even as her own happiness feels more unknowable than ever, a young Asian American woman struggles to find belonging at a tech company, where her team is tasked with developing an app that will help users quantify and augment their happiness.

Sisters of Mokama: The Pioneering Women Who Brought Hope and Healing to India

Jyoti Thottam, Apr.

Draws upon twenty years of research to bring to life the hopes, struggles, and accomplishments of ordinary women—both American and Indian—who succeeded against the odds during the tumult and trauma of the years after World War II and Partition.

The Haunting of Hajji Hotak and Other Stories

Jamil Jan Kochai, July

A meditation on sons and fathers, ghosts of war, and living history that moves between modern-day Afghanistan and the Afghan diaspora.

How to Read Now: Essays

Elaine Castillo, July

An exploration and manifesto investigating the power of reading, and our potential to become radically better readers in the world.

All This Could Be Different

Sarah Thankam Mathews, Aug.

A young Indian immigrant builds a life for herself in a saga of queer love, friendship, work, and precarity in twenty-first century America.

Diary of a Void

Emi Yagi, Aug.

A debut novel about a woman in Japan who avoids harassment at work by perpetuating, for nine months and beyond, the lie that she’s pregnant.


That Noodle Life: Soulful, Savory, Spicy, Slurpy

Mike and Stephanie Le, Apr.

A 75-recipe celebration of everyone’s favorite carb by the bloggers behind the award winning iamafoodblog.



Lion Needs a Shot

Hyewon Yum, May

A lion family navigates their fears of going to the doctor in this companion to Lion Needs a Haircut. Ages 4-8.


Hang in There! (A Hello!Lucky Book)

Sabrina Moyle and Eunice Moyle, May

One thing after another goes wrong on Cat’s cat-astrophic day—but with support from her friends, she just may be able to keep things in purr-spective. Ages 4-8.


My Sister’s Big Fat Indian Wedding

Sajni Patel, Apr.

A rom-com set against the backdrop of a high-profile music competition and a riotous Indian wedding. Ages 12-up.


I Am Able to Shine

Korey Watari, illus. by Mike Wu, May

An empowering story about embracing your identity and finding your voice, inspired in part by debut author Watari’s experiences growing up Asian American. Ages 3-7.


Tofu Takes Time

Helen H. Wu, illus. by Julie Jarema, Apr.

A girl spends the day making tofu with her grandmother, imagining all the parts of the world that go into making tofu while learning the family tradition in her modern Chinese-American family. Ages 4-8.


I’ll Go and Come Back

Rajani LaRocca, illus. by Sara Palacios, Apr.

The love between a girl in America and her grandmother in India stretches between languages and cultures—and across the world. Ages 3-7.

The Last Mapmaker

Christina Soontornvat, Apr.

A high-seas adventure set in a Thai-inspired fantasy world where a young woman struggles to unburden herself of the past and chart her own destiny in a world of secrets. Ages 8-12.

Mommy’s Hometown

Hope Lim, illus. by Jaime Kim, Apr.

When a boy and his mother travel overseas to her childhood home in Korea, the town is not as he imagined. Will he be able to see it the way his mother does? Ages 3-7.

Dragonfly Eyes

Cao Wenxuan, June

A multigenerational saga by the celebrated Chinese novelist takes readers from 1920s France to a ravaged postwar Shanghai and through the convulsions of the Cultural Revolution. Ages 9-12.

The Hanmoji Handbook: Your Guide to the Chinese Language Through Emoji

Jason Li, An Xiao Mina, and Jennifer 8. Lee, Aug.

A full-color illustrated handbook introduces and explains Han characters and idioms through the language of emoji. Ages 14-17.


Noodles, Please!

Cheryl Yau Chepusova, Apr.

In this board book shaped to mimic bowls, readers will discover 26 different varieties of noodles as they eat their way through the alphabet and cuisines from over a dozen diffrent countries. Ages up to 4.


My Mechanical Romance

Alexene Farol Follmuth, May

A look at the challenges that girls of color face in STEM, in life, and in love, exploring the vulnerabilities of trust, allyship, and falling in love. Ages 14-up.


All You Need

Howard Schwarts, illus. by Jasu Hu, Apr.

This picture book a Chinese girl from her first steps, all the way to the moment she realizes a lifelong dream in an exciting new land. Ages 4-8.

Luli and the Language of Tea

Andrea Wang, illus. by Hyewon Yum, May

When five-year-old Luli joins her new English as a Second Language class, where no one speaks English, she has a brilliant idea to host a tea party and bring them all together. Ages 4-8.


The Not So Uniform Life of Holly Mei

Christina Matula, Apr.

This debut series follows a girl finding her place in a new world of private school and frenemies when her family moves to Hong Kong. Ages 8-12.

A Show for Two

Tashie Bhuiyan, May

This novel follows an indie film star who enrolls in high school under a secret identity, and the girl who will do whatever it takes to convince him to star in her short film. Ages 13-17.


The Lost Ryū

Emi Watanabe Cohen, June

A story of multigenerational pain, magic, and the lengths to which we’ll go to protect the people we love. Ages 8-12.

Dadaji's Paintbrush

Rashmi Sirdeshpande, illus. by Ruchi Mhasane, Aug.

After his grandfather dies, a boy notices a box wrapped in string with a note that read: “From Dadaji, with love,” with his grandfather’s best paintbrush tucked away inside. Will the boy overcome his grief and find joy in painting and his dadaji’s memory again? Ages 4-8.


An Arrow to the Moon

Emily X.R. Pan, Apr.

A bittersweet narrative of love, family, and culture that showcases the experiences of two Taiwanese American teens. Ages 14-up.


John Cho, Apr.

This middle grade novel follows a Korean-American boy on April 29, 1992—the evening of the L.A. riots—and details his experiences navigating the tensions and violence of that night. Ages 8-12.

Hollow Fires

Samira Ahmed, May

After teenager Jawad Ali is labeled a terrorist and killed for building a clock that is mistaken for a bomb, an aspiring teen journalist seeks to tell the truth about the murdered boy and those who killed him based on their hate-filled beliefs. Ages 12-up.


Team Chu and the Battle of Blackwood Arena

Julie C. Dao, July

The first book in a middle grade fantasy series is a fast-paced adventure full of fierce sibling rivalry, high stakes and inventive challenges in a virtual world. Ages 8-12.


Theo Tan and the Fox Spirit

Jesse Q. Sutanto, May

After inheriting a grieving fox spirit, a Chinese-American boy must learn to embrace his heritage to solve the mystery of his brother's death. Ages 8-12.


Zoe Hana Mikuta, June

After the devastating events of Heavensday, Eris and Sona are pitted against each other in the ongoing war between Godolia and the Badlands in this sequel to Gearbreakers. Ages 12-up.

How Maya Got Fierce

Sona Charaipotra, July

An Indian-American teen gets her dream job at a fashion magazine, despite being only 17. Ages 14-18.

What Souls Are Made of: A Wuthering Heights Remix

Tasha Suri, July

The fourth book in the Remixed Classics series shines light on a hidden piece of history: after the British colonized India, it wasn’t uncommon for white men to settle there and have mixed-race children. If the children “passed” as white, they were often sent to England to be cut off from their Indian heritage and assimilated into “proper” society; those who didn't “pass” were left behind. Ages 12-up.

A Venom Dark and Sweet

Judy I. Lin, Aug.

In this conclusion to the Book of Tea duology, a young tea-maker may be the only one who can stop an evil darkness from spreading throughout her homeland. Ages 12-up.


Remixed: A Blended Family

Arree Chung, July

A colorful picture book celebrates the many forms that family can take and helps readers understand that change can lead to new beginnings. Ages 4-8.


Let's Do Everything and Nothing

Julia Kuo, Apr.

A debut picture book about the marvels—big and small—of childhood. Ages 3-6.

How to Hug a Pufferfish

Ellie Peterson, Apr.

A picture book about a group of underwater friends who learn to ask for permission before showing their prickly pufferfish pal some love. Ages 3-6.



Elisa A. Bonnin, July

A teen girl must bring together two broken worlds to save her nation in this Filipino-inspired fantasy novel. Ages 14-18.


The Charmed List

Julie Abe, July

A romantic comedy with a magical twist about two former friends turned enemies, forced together on a summer road trip. Ages 13-18.


So Not Ghoul

Karen Yin, illus. by Bonnie Lui, July

This playful ghost story offers a reminder that while sometimes school and family can make you feel invisible, bicultural pride never goes out of style. Ages 4-8.


Boys I Know

Anna Gracia, July

A high school senior in Iowa balances her academic expectations with her fraught love life and discovering what she wants for herself, outside of the expectations of her family and society. Ages 14-up.


Jennifer Chan Is Not Alone

Tae Keller, Apr.

The Newbery Medalis offers an emotional story about shifting friendships, right and wrong, and the power we all hold to influence and change one another. Ages 8-12.

Winnie Zeng Unleashes a Legend

Katie Zhao, Apr.

The first book in a new fantasy series inspired by Chinese mythology. When a girl awakens the stuff of legends from an old family recipe, she must embrace her extraordinary heritage to save the world. Ages 8-12.


The Rise (and Falls) of Jackie Chan

Kristen Mai Giang, illus. by Alina Chau, Apr.

Twist, tumble, and train alongside Hollywood actor, stuntman, and superstar Jackie Chan in this picture book biography showing how Jackie used his goofball acrobatics to make a name and a style all his own. Ages 4-8.


Violet Made of Thorns

Gina Chen, July

This fantasy debut about a morally grey court Seer, a cursed prince, and the prophecy that ignites their twined destinies centers an Asian main character and draws out themes of diaspora, identity, and belonging. Ages 14-up.


The Blur

Minh Lê, illus. by Dan Santat, May

Meet a child with superhero-like abilities––and the parents who are racing to keep up with her in this picture book about the blur of childhood, from the creators of Drawn Together. Ages 3-7.


Mako and Tiger

Scott Rothman, illus. by Mika Song, Apr.

Two sharks try to resolve their differences by trading jokes and making each other laugh in this picture book about learning to get along with others. Ages 3-7.



Alice Lin, June

Lulu jumps at the chance to rekindle the friendship with her childhood-friend-turned-K-Pop-idol, but is surprised when she realizes her feelings may not be strictly platonic. Ages 12-up.


Vera Ahiyya, illus. by Joey Chou, June

A picture book about a class that pledged to ensure that their class is the kindest it can possibly be. Ages 4-8.

Rosa’s Song

Helena Ku Rhee, illus. by Pascal Campion, June

A young immigrant from South Korea finds community and friendship in an apartment house filled with other newly arrived kids, one of whom is a girl who shows him how his imagination can bring back memories of his old home. Ages 4-8.


Debating Darcy

Sayantani DasGupta, Apr.

A reinterpretation of Pride and Prejudice, reflective of the complex, diverse world of American high school culture. Ages 12-up.

Friends Fur-ever (Must Love Pets #1)

Saadia Faruqi, May

A new series aimed at animal lovers. Ages 8-12.


Tamarind and the Star of Ishta

Jasbinder Bilan, Apr.

Weaves a family mystery together with adventure and wonder, set against the Himalaya Mountains. Ages 8-12.


Days of Infamy: How a Century of Bigotry Led to Japanese American Internment

Lawrence Goldstone, June

Examines the history of racism against Japanese Americans, exploring the territory of citizenship and touching on fears of non-white immigration to the U.S. Ages 12-up.


The Rema Chronicles #1: Realm of the Blue Mist

Amy Kim Kibuishi, Apr.

Enter the fantastical world of Rema in the first installment of this graphic novel series with sweeping adventure and light romance. Ages 8-12.


K-Pop Revolution

Stephan Lee, April

In the sequel to K-Pop Confidential, Candace is the industry’s K-Pop Warrior… but what will happen when the road to a record-breaking debut isn’t as smooth as planned? Ages 12-up.


Meet Me in Mumbai

Sabina Khan, July

A novel in two acts—told 18 years apart—gives voice to both mother and daughter after an unplanned teen pregnancy led the mother to place the daughter up for adoption. Ages 14-up.


The Secret Battle of Evan Pao

Wendy Wan-Long Shang, May

A Chinese American middle-schooler must fight against prejudice and bullying as he struggles to claim his own history. Ages 8-12.

Sweet & Sour

Debbi Michiko Florence, July

A novel about ex-best friends, betrayals, and revenge that is best served sour. Ages 8-12.


Amy Wu and the Warm Welcome

Kat Zhang, illus. by Charlene Chua, May

Amy Wu does her best to make her new classmate from China feel welcome in this follow-up to Amy Wu and the Perfect Bao and Amy Wu and the Patchwork Dragon. Ages 4-8.


Jessica Jung, May

Another dive inside the luxe, hyper-color world of K-pop, in this sequel to Shine! Ages 14-up.

Lizzy and the Cloud

Eric Fan and Terry Fan, May

A girl cares for her pet cloud as it grows. Ages 4-8.


Mindy Kim and the Fairy-Tale Wedding

Lyla Lee, illus. by Dung Ho, Apr.

Part of a chapter book series following Mindy Kim, an Asian-American girl; in this seventh novel, Mindy’s dad and Julie get married. Ages 6-9.

Mindy Kim Makes a Splash

Lyla Lee, illus. by Dung Ho, July

Part of a chapter book series following Mindy Kim, an Asian American girl; in this eighth novel, Mindy learns to swim. Ages 6-9.

Lia Park and the Missing Jewel

Jenna Yoon, June

A girl must venture to the undersea kingdom of the Dragon King in Korea to save her parents from an evil diviner spirit. Ages 8-12.


Holding On

Sophia N. Lee, illus. by Isabel Roxas, Aug.

A girl and her grandmother in the Philippines use music to connect as the grandmother’s memory fades. Ages 4-8.


Zachary Ying and the Dragon Emperor

Xiran Jay Zhao, May

A contemporary fantasy that follows a boy as he journeys across China to seal the underworld shut and save the mortal realm. Ages 8-12.


Queen of the Tiles

Hanna Alkaf, Apr.

Sixteen-year-old Najwa Bakri is forced to investigate the mysterious death of her best friend, the former queen of the tiles, while struggling to manage her own grief and anxiety. Ages 12-up.