Category Archives: Asian Americans

When Can We Go Back to America?: Voices of Japanese Incarceration During World War II by Susan H. Kamei

When Can We Go Back to America?: Voices of Japanese Incarceration During World War II by Susan H. Kamei. Simon and Schuster, 2021. 9781481401449 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover  What did you like … Continue reading

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Room to Dream by Kelly Yang

Room to Dream by Kelly Yang. Scholastic Press, 2021. 9781338621129 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Uncorrected proof  Genre: Historical fiction What did you like about the book? Mia Tang is back for a … Continue reading

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Sunny Song Will Never Be Famous by Suzanne Park

Sunny Song Will Never Be Famous by Suzanne Park. Sourcebooks, 2021, 9781728209425 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Paperback Genre:  Humor What did you like about the book? Sunny Song is beyond obsessed with … Continue reading

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It All Comes Back to You by Farah Naz Rishi

It All Comes Back to You by Farah Naz Rishi. Quill Tree Books, HarperCollins, 2021. 9780062741486 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: ARC (to be published 9/14/21) Genre: Realistic fiction, romance What did you … Continue reading

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The Legend of Auntie Po by Shing Yin Khor

The Legend of Auntie Po by Shing Yin Khor. Kokila, 2021. 9780525554882 Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format:  Hardcover Genre: Historical Fiction What did you like about the book?    This graphic novel takes a … Continue reading

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Luck of the Titanic by Stacey Lee

Luck of the Titanic by Stacey Lee. G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers, 2021. 9781524740986 Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format:  Hardcover Genre: Historical fiction What did you like about the book?    Valora Luck … Continue reading

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From Little Tokyo, With Love by Sarah Kuhn

From Little Tokyo, With Love by Sarah Kuhn. Viking, Penguin Random House, 2021. 9780593327487 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction, romance What did you like about the book?  Rika lives … Continue reading

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Eyes That Kiss In The Corners – Joanna Ho, illustrated by Dung Ho

  Eyes That Kiss In The Corners – Joanna Ho, illustrated by Dung Ho, HarperCollins, (9780062915627), 2021 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Picture Book What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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Rent a Boyfriend by Gloria Chao

Rent a Boyfriend by Gloria Chao. Simon & Schuster, 9781534462458, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction/romance What did you like about the book?  Chloe (Taiwanese name Jing-Jing) tries to … Continue reading

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Not Your All-American Girl by Madelyn Rosenberg and Wendy Wan-Long Shang

Not Your All-American Girl by Madelyn Rosenberg and Wendy Wan-Long Shang. Scholastic, 2020. 9781338037760 Format: ARC (7/20 pub date) Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Realistic/historical fiction What did you like about the book? Middle schooler Lauren … Continue reading

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