a Good Day Café by Frances Park.
Mike helps his grandmother feel at home in America by enlisting her help
in preparing Korean dishes to sell at the family’s food cart business.
Cookie Fortunes by Grace Lin.
A young girl seems to think the fortunes found in the fortune
cookies her family eats are coming true.
First Day of School Ever by Soyung Pak.
Sumi, a young Korean girl, thinks school is a mean, lonely, scary place…until
she makes a friend.
Paper Cranes by Rosemary Wells.
Yoko sends origami cranes to her grandmother in Japan for her birthday.
and Half by Lensey Namioka.
Fiona has trouble deciding which half of her mixed-race heritage to side
with: her Chinese side, or her Scottish side.
Mulberry by Linda Sue Park.
A science project involving silkworms forces Julie to confront her issues
with her Korean heritage.
Messenger by Andrea Cheng.
In this free verse story, eleven-year-old Xiao Mei travels alone to China
to meet her extended family.
Mei Mei by Ed Young.
Antonia becomes a Jieh-Jieh (big sister) when her parents go
to China to adopt a baby girl.
Name is Yoon by Helen Recorvits.
Yoon, a young Korean girl, decides to pick a more American name, but
eventually decides she likes her own.
House by Andrea Cheng.
Can an American-born Chinese girl and a newly arrived Chinese immigrant
Gold-Threaded Dress by Carolyn Marsden.
Oy, a Thai-American fourth grader, tries to find friendship and acceptance
among her classmates at a predominately Mexican-American school.