AAPI Heritage Month

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Let's Do Everything and Nothing By Julia Kuo, Julia Kuo (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Julia Kuo, Julia Kuo (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250774347
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - March 22nd, 2022

Let's Do Everything and Nothing is a lush and lyrical picture book from Julia Kuo celebrating special moments—big and small—shared with a child.

Will you climb a hill with me?
Dive into a lake with me?
Reach the starry sky with me,
and watch the clouds parade?


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The Blur By Minh Lê, Dan Santat (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Minh Lê, Dan Santat (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593377468
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - May 3rd, 2022

Meet a child with superhero-like abilities . . . and the parents who are racing to keep up with her in this sweetly funny picture book about the blur of childhood, from the award-winning creators of Drawn Together. A perfect gift to celebrate all of our special milestones--from graduations to birthdays and beyond!


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Spin the Dawn (The Blood of Stars #1) By Elizabeth Lim Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780593703595
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Published: Ember - April 4th, 2023

Project Runway meets Mulan in this sweeping fantasy about a teenage girl who poses as a boy to compete for the role of imperial tailor and embarks on an impossible journey to sew three magic dresses, from the sun, the moon, and the stars. And don’t miss Elizabeth Lim’s new novel, the instant New York Times bestseller, Six Crimson Cranes!


Somewhere Only We Know By Maurene Goo Cover Image
$17.99
Unavailable at this time.
ISBN: 9780374310578
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - May 7th, 2019

A Cosmopolitan Best Young Adult Book of 2019
A BuzzFeed Pick for "YA Books You Absolutely Must Read This Spring"

Sparks fly between a K-pop starlet and a tabloid reporter in Somewhere Only We Know, a heartwarming rom-com from Maurene Goo.


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A Living Remedy: A Memoir By Nicole Chung Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780063031616
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Published: Ecco - April 4th, 2023

Named a Best Book of the Year by: Time * Harper’s Bazaar * Esquire * Booklist * USA Today * Elle


Sigh, Gone: A Misfit's Memoir of Great Books, Punk Rock, and the Fight to Fit In By Phuc Tran Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250194718
Availability: Out of stock, usually available in 3-10 days
Published: Flatiron Books - April 21st, 2020

For anyone who has ever felt like they don't belong, Sigh, Gone shares an irreverent, funny, and moving tale of displacement and assimilation woven together with poignant themes from beloved works of classic literature.


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American Born Chinese By Gene Luen Yang, Gene Luen Yang (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Gene Luen Yang, Gene Luen Yang (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781250811899
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Published: First Second - February 23rd, 2021

Original Series Now Available on Disney+


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They Called Us Enemy By George Takei, Justin Eisinger, Steven Scott, Harmony Becker (Illustrator) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781603094504
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Published: Top Shelf Productions - July 16th, 2019

New York Times Bestseller!

A stunning graphic memoir recounting actor/author/activist George Takei's childhood imprisoned within American concentration camps during World War II. Experience the forces that shaped an American icon -- and America itself -- in this gripping tale of courage, country, loyalty, and love.


Rise: A Pop History of Asian America from the Nineties to Now By Jeff Yang, Phil Yu, Philip Wang Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780358508090
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Published: Harper - March 1st, 2022

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

One of Barnes and Noble's Best History Books of 2022 * Finalist for the CALIBA Golden Poppy Award * A Goodreads Readers Choice Nominee


The Auntie Sewing Squad Guide to Mask Making, Radical Care, and Racial Justice By Mai-Linh K. Hong (Editor), Chrissy Yee Lau (Editor), Preeti Sharma (Editor), Kristina Wong (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Mai-Linh K. Hong (Editor), Chrissy Yee Lau (Editor), Preeti Sharma (Editor), Kristina Wong (Foreword by)
$24.95
ISBN: 9780520384002
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Published: University of California Press - November 2nd, 2021

The rise of the Auntie Sewing Squad, a massive mutual-aid network of volunteers who provided free masks in the wake of US government failures during the COVID-19 pandemic.
 
In March 2020, when the US government failed to provide personal protective gear during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Auntie Sewing Squad emerged.


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Eyes That Kiss in the Corners By Joanna Ho, Dung Ho (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Joanna Ho, Dung Ho (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062915627
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Published: HarperCollins - January 5th, 2021

A New York Times Bestseller and #1 Indie Bestseller · A Bank Street Best Children’s Book of the Year · A School Library Journal Best Book of 2021 · Included in NPR’s 2021 Books We Love List · Featured in Forbes, Oprah Daily, The Cut, and Book Riot · Golden Poppy Book Award Winner · Featured in Chicago Public Library’s Best Books of 2021


Yes We Will: Asian Americans Who Shaped This Country By Kelly Yang Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593463055
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Published: Dial Books - May 3rd, 2022

From #1 NYT bestselling author Kelly Yang comes a gorgeously illustrated picture book about Asian American changemakers doing everything they dreamed of and inspiring all of us to reach for new heights!


The Poppy War: A Novel By R. F. Kuang Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062662583
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Published: Harper Voyager - April 23rd, 2019

“I have no doubt this will end up being the best fantasy debut of the year [...] I have absolutely no doubt that [Kuang’s] name will be up there with the likes of Robin Hobb and N.K. Jemisin.” -- Booknest

A Library Journal, Paste Magazine, Vulture, BookBub, and ENTROPY Best Books pick!


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The Chosen and the Beautiful By Nghi Vo Cover Image
By Nghi Vo
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250820129
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Published: Tordotcom - March 29th, 2022

An Instant National Bestseller!
An Indie Next Pick!
A B&N Reads April Pick!


An Ember in the Ashes By Sabaa Tahir Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781595148049
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Published: Razorbill - February 9th, 2016

BOOK ONE IN THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING SERIES


If I Had Your Face: A Novel By Frances Cha Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593129487
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Published: Ballantine Books - April 13th, 2021

A riveting debut novel set in contemporary Seoul, Korea, about four young women making their way in a world defined by impossible standards of beauty, after-hours room salons catering to wealthy men, ruthless social hierarchies, and K-pop mania


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Homeland Elegies: A Novel By Ayad Akhtar Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316496414
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Published: Back Bay Books - May 25th, 2021

This "beautiful novel . . .


Two Brown Dots By Danni Quintos, Aimee Nezhukumatathil (Foreword by) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781950774517
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Published: BOA Editions - April 12th, 2022

Selected by Aimee Nezhukumatathil as the winner of the A. Poulin, Jr. Poetry Prize, Danni Quintos carves a space for brown girls and weird girls in her debut collection of poems.


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Disorientation: A Novel By Elaine Hsieh Chou Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593298374
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Published: Penguin Books - March 21st, 2023

NYPL Young Lions Finalist * Shortlisted for the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award * A New York Times Editors’ Choice Book * A Best Book of 2022 by NPR, Vogue, Jezebel and Book Riot * A Malala Book Club Pick * A Phenomenal Book Club Pick
 


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On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous: A Novel By Ocean Vuong Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525562047
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Published: Penguin Books - June 1st, 2021

The instant New York Times Bestseller • Nominated for the 2019 National Book Award for Fiction

“A lyrical work of self-discovery that’s shockingly intimate and insistently universal…Not so much briefly gorgeous as permanently stunning.” —Ron Charles, The Washington Post


A Show for Two By Tashie Bhuiyan Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781335424563
Availability: Out of stock, usually available in 3-10 days
Published: Inkyard Press - May 10th, 2022

"Wholly heartwarming and enchanting." --Chloe Gong, #1 New York Times bestselling author of These Violent Delights and Our Violent Ends

New from the author of Counting Down with You comes a sparkling YA romance about an aspiring screenwriter who falls for the indie film star who goes undercover at her school.


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Exhalation By Ted Chiang Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781101972083
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Published: Vintage - June 30th, 2020

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR Nine stunningly original, provocative, and poignant stories—two published for the very first time—all from the mind of the incomparable author of Stories of Your Life and Others


To Paradise: A Novel By Hanya Yanagihara Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593315651
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Published: Anchor - March 21st, 2023

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • From the award-winning, best-selling author of the classic A Little Life—a bold, brilliant novel spanning three centuries and three different versions of the American experiment, about lovers, family, loss and the elusive promise of utopia.


This Is Paradise: Stories By Kristiana Kahakauwila Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780770436254
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Published: Hogarth - July 9th, 2013

Elegant, brutal, and profoundthis magnificent debut captures the grit and glory of modern Hawai'i with breathtaking force and accuracy.