In this sequel to Inside Out and Back Again, Ha and her family have worked hard to make a life for themselves in the US, but it hasn’t come easy. Ha has only just started to feel settled when Mother decides that the family will move to Texas for a new job.
A young Asian boy notices that his eyes look different from his peers’ after seeing his friend’s drawing of them. After talking to his father, the boy realizes that his eyes rise to the skies and speak to the stars, shine like sunlit rays, and glimpse trails of light from those who came before–in fact, his eyes are like his father’s, his agong’s, and his little brother’s, and they are visionary. Inspired by the men in his family, he recognizes his own power and strength from within. This extraordinary picture book redefines what it means to be truly you. Eyes That Kiss in the Corners received three starred reviews and was embraced as “breathtaking,” “lyrical,” and “poignant.” This companion volume is sure to be welcomed with equal joy.
The multi-generational tale of the Trân family, set against the backdrop of the Vî?t Nam War. Trân Dêu Lan, who was born in 1920, was forced to flee her family farm with her six children during the Land Reform as the Communist government rose in the North. Years later in Hànôi, her young granddaughter, Huang, comes of age as her parents and uncles head off down the Hò Chí Minh Trail to fight in a conflict that will tear not just her beloved country but her family apart
After learning that her father is the Crown Prince of Japan, Izumi travels to Tokyo, where she discovers that Japanese imperial life–complete with designer clothes, court intrigue, paparazzi scandals, and a forbidden romance with her handsome but stoic bodyguard–is a tough fit for the outspoken and irreverant eighteen-year-old from northern California.
Daiyu never wanted to be like the tragic heroine for whom she was named, revered for her beauty and cursed with heartbreak. But when she is kidnapped and smuggled across an ocean from China to America, Daiyu must relinquish the home and future she imagined for herself. Over the years that follow, she is forced to keep reinventing herself to survive. From a calligraphy school, to a San Francisco brothel, to a shop tucked into the Idaho mountains, we follow Daiyu on a desperate quest to outrun the tragedy that chases her. As anti-Chinese sentiment sweeps across the country in a wave of unimaginable violence, Daiyu must draw on each of the selves she has been-including the ones she most wants to leave behind-in order to finally claim her own name and story. At once a literary tour de force and a groundbreaking work of historical fiction, Four Treasures of the Sky announces Jenny Tinghui Zhang as an indelible new voice. Steeped in untold history and Chinese folklore, this novel is a spellbinding feat
Reimagines the cycles of the moon as a mother bakes a Big Moon Cookie and, despite Mama’s request to wait, Little Star begins nibbling at it every night.
A stunning graphic memoir recounting actor/author/activist Takei’s childhood imprisoned within American concentration camps during World War II. Experience the forces that shaped an icon in this gripping tale of courage, country, loyalty, and love
Profiling forty influential Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, this collective biography of people who have helped change the world in countless ways pays tribute to their courage and determination to make a difference
An inclusive picture book that highlights the many contributions Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have made to the US and the world
“A lyrical and charming picture book celebrating the dupatta, a traditional shawl worn in South Asian cultures”
As Neela and her mother cook together, they find a way for Neela’s grandmother, who lives in India, to share in both the love and the flavors of the day.