Book List:72 titles
  • Isabelle and her sister, Jade, are off to New York City for a summer ballet program. It feels like a dream come true--until Isabelle meets her Japanese roommate, Miki, who doesn't seem to want to spend any time with her. When Isabelle realizes that M...


  • As Isabelle rehearses her ballet routine for The Nutcracker, she wonders if she'll ever master her pirouettes, especially with her classmate Renata pointing out her every mistake. She tries focusing on the other parts of the production she enjoys: ex...


  • Isabelle is excited about starting her first year at the Anna Hart School of the Arts! But she can't help comparing herself to her older sister, Jade, who attends the same school and is an amazing ballerina. Isabelle's other classmates are equally ta...


  • Isabelle is doing great at the Anna Hart School of the Arts--her dancing idol Jackie Sanchez even invites her to go on tour! Isabelle jumps on board, but she quickly finds that the traveling show has its challenges, not the least of which is bossy Re...


  • Two-time Newbery Honor Award-winning author Laurence Yep brings his epic City Trilogy to an action-packed and heart-pounding conclusion Scirye and her loyal companions chase the villainous Mr. Roland for a final showdown at Riye Srukalleyis, the C...


  • The Weaving Maid wove robes of silk for Heaven, but when she met the Cowboy, she abandoned her loom to be with him. But Heaven would not allow this, and put the Milky Way in between them. Silk binds the lives of four girls from different generatio...


  • Two-time Newbery Honor Award-winning author Laurence Yep returns with the action-packed sequel to the critically-acclaimed City of Fire From the islands of Hawaii, Scirye and her loyal companions pursue the villainous Mr. Roland and evil dragon Ba...


  • If only Artie had kept his mouth shut. But his mean cousin Petey was putting him down, so Artie started bragging. Now he has to come up with enough money to buy firecrackers for all his cousins by the Lunar New Year. Luckily, there's one pe...


  • Sure to appeal to fans of Rick Riordan and Eoin Colfer, this action-packed tale takes readers on an unforgettable journey through an alternate version of our world in 1941 -- a world filled with magical beings such as dragons in human form, tiny "lap...






  • Rumble, rumble.Auntie Tiger's tummy is growling, and she is on the prowl for something very, very tasty. Big Sister looks delicious.Little Sister looks yummy, too. But Auntie Tiger will have to be very tricky, because even though the sisters quarrel,...


  • Best friends Cal and Barney are down and out in Chinatown. In the America of 1939, they are trapped by invisible barriers created by racial prejudice. With no jobs and no real homes, it's only their wizardry with a basketball that's let them survive ...


  • Did you want to go to America? Pop: Sure. I didn't have a choice. My father said I had to go. So I went. Were you sad when you left your village? Pop: Maybe a little . . . well, maybe a lot. Ten-year-old Gim Lew Yep knows that he must leave h...


  • Mia can’t wait for Regionals. Or can she? Mia St. Clair has been training all year to master the moves she needs to compete at Regionals. She is eager for and worried about Regionals all at the same time. Is she a good enough skater? Does she...


  • Meet Mia St. Clair Mia has grown up playing ice hockey with her three older brothers on the pond behind their house. She's got the skills and scrappiness needed to be a star hockey player, but Mia's tired of skating in her brothers' shadows and ha...


  • Tom has always been a reluctant apprentice. But since his grandmother's death, he's assisted the tiger Mr. Hu in guarding the magical phoenix egg. When the phoenix hatches prematurely, Tom faces his greatest challenge of all. The phoenix believes Tom...


  • Tuesday, April 17, 1906 It is early evening in San Francisco. Streetlights come on. People hurry home. No one knows about the danger below. Underneath their feet, the earth begins to stir. Wednesday, April 18, 1906, 5:12 A.M., Sacramento Street ...


  • It isn't every day you meet a tiger. And certainly not a tiger in a suit and tie. And definitely not one who knows your first name. From that minute on, Tom's life changes forever. Tom has always felt different from everyone else, but he has no i...


  • Ever since Tom became the apprentice to Mr. Hu, the Guardian of the phoenix egg, his life has been a whirlwind. Now Mr. Hu is weak after saving Tom's life in battle, and the two must flee with their motley crew of friends to the dragon kingdom, far b...


  • Teddy's idea of a good vacation is a triple-feature at the movie theater. So when his uncle invites him to go camping, he is more than a little reluctant. To make matters worse, his know-it-all little brother, Bobby, is coming, too. Teddy practices h...


  • In the Wyoming territory in 1885, life is tough, especially for Michael Purdy. An outcast in the small town of Rock Springs, he's either bullied and bloodied, or ignored. Michael feels he might as well be a ghost in this rough coal-mining town.But li...


  • Canton, 1857 I didn't think Mistress Sung was used to having people talk back to her. As she took a deep breath, her nostrils widened. "We can't have her disrupting our household," she said to her husband. She looked as if she were staring at a ba...


  • Can Ursula ever show her face again? Ursula always wanted to see the circus. That is, until she caught smallpox. Now all she wants is to hide her scarred face from everyone. But Ah Sam, her parents Chinese cook, has other ideas. One day Ah Sam sur...


  • 2nd Month, 3rd Day ...There was once a time when the Chinese could just make up stories and write them down. They didn't have to be afraid of enemies attacking. They could make gardens instead of forts. They could walk out at night without any weap...


  • Working in a pet fish store after ballet class to pay for the damage she accidently caused, Robin must tolerate cruel racial remarks from Mr. Tsow, the cranky owner, who is amazingly gentle with the fish, which sparks Robin's curiosity of how he beca...


  • Will the Lees celebrate Christmas?Everyone else in their small town in West Virginia is getting ready for Christmas, but Joan's parents won't let her and her siblings celebrate: Christmas is not Chinese. Then their father finally promises they can go...


  • July 18 ...the American miners blamed us for everything that had gone wrong in their lives -- from lower wages to rain and warts. A month before I came, in other districts, the Americans threw the Chinese out. And some of the American miners here w...


  • Steve can hardly believe it. With his new paintbrush, whatever he paints becomes real. Now he, Grandfather, and Uncle Fong can wish for anything they want. Uncle Fong uses the paintbrush to return to China, to the village of his childhood, and Grandf...


  • Streetwise Teddy usually stays outo f sight of the bully nicknamed Arnie-zilla. However, when his little brother, Bobby, insults Arnie, Teddy must come to the rescue -- and become the target of Arnie's wrath instead. Soon Teddy realizes, however, tha...








  • Tiger Lil and Lily are ready to save the day!Lily's thrilled that she's going to meet television's biggest heartthrob, Clark Tom. But when ex-action star Aunt Tiger Lil takes Lily, Lily's brother, Chris, and Chris's girlfriend, Evie, to the set of Cl...



  • When a poor farmer falls into the clutches of a dragon, only Seven, his youngest daughter, will save him--by marrying the beast. Publishers Weekly praised "Yep's elegant, carefully crafted storytelling" and Mak's "skillfully and radiantly rendered il...


  • When Lily's great-aunt Tiger Lil is hired to publicize the opening of a new restaurant, she plans an all-out extravaganza. But a mysterious bomber sets off an explosion, and all her plans go up in smoke. Someone is trying to sabotage the restaurant! ...


  • What would you do if your famous movie-star aunt asked you to be a jar of ointment in Chinatown's New Year's parade? And what if disaster struck in the middle of the parade and someone stole the priceless Goblin Pearls right in front of you? Worse st...


  • Hearing it foretold that he will marry the Khan's daughter someday, poor shepherd boy Mongke journeys to the Khan's court to prove himself worthy but is taught a lesson by the strong-minded princess that neither of them will forget....


  • Young Laurence didn't really where he fit in. He thought of himself as American, especially since he didn't speak Chinese and couldn't understand his grandmother, who lived in Chinatown. But others saw him as different in the conformist American of t...



  • A fantasy-filled tale offers a haunting fable about a magical kingdom, a hunt for treasures, and a boy with the saddest face in the world. By the author of Dragonwings and the illustrators of The Seven Chinese Brothers. ...




  • Based on real accounts by Hiroshima survivors, the fictional story of twelve-year-old Sachi follows her witness to the devastation in her city as a result of the bombing and describes her healing process as she helps to rebuild her home. Reprint....




  • Stacy has always felt she is just like all her friends. She never thought much about being Chinese American, even with her great-grandmother, Tai-Paw, living at home. Then Hong Ch'un came along. Newly arrived from China and paired reluctantly with St...





  • America -- "the Land of the Golden Mountain" When an accident forces Otter to flee his home in China, he is more than ready to join his father and uncle in California, where they are working on the great transcontinental railroad. But the America tha...








  • Stories, poems, and excerpts from plays--by Maxine Hong Kingston, Darrell Lum, and Bill Wu, among others--examine the problems faced by Asian-American teenagers whose families come from diverse Asian countries and who live in two different cultures....


  • The dragon princess Shimmer fights the final battle to save her home The evil, immortal Boneless King has taken possession of the powerful dragon cauldron-with the soul of Thorn, the human child, trapped inside-and has declared all-out war on drag...



  • WILL THE DRAGON HOMELAND BE RESTORED? Monkey tells the tale as he joins the dragon princess Shimmer, and, along with two feisty humans, they embark on a mission to recover the dragon homeland. It has been Shimmer's personal quest for years, ever s...


  • Joan Lee knows that she's American. But no one else seems to think so. It is 1927, and fifteen-year-old Joan Lee is taking a long train ride from Ohio to West Virginia with her family. They are going in pursuit of the American dream, to open a new...


  • "Culled from 69 stories collected in a 1930s] WPA project, these 20] tales are organized into sections with themes like 'Tricksters' or 'Virtues and Vices, ' each with a thoughtful introduction placing the individual stories in the context of feeli...



  • In the far future on the distant aquatic planet, Carefree, someone is sabotaging a small company specializing in biogenetic engineering, and Rob Sawyer, the sixteen-year-old son of the company's owner, is blamed for a series of destructive accidents...


  • Their families fought one another for generations, maintaining an age-old blood feud. But that changed when they found themselves on the same side of a new struggle against the tyrannical Manchu dynasty. By devoting himself fully to the revolution, S...


  • In a fantastic undersea world, one princess fights to save her home. Leaving behind the human world of Ramsgate, Princess Shimmer transforms herself back into her real dragon form and, with Thorn by her side, dives deep into the waters of an under...


  • Angira is a primitive planet -- and young Prince Vikrram returns from Earth filled with new ideas. When Sulu and Spock accompany Vikram home, they walk into a bloodbath: reactionary forces, afraid of any modernization, have seized Vikram's rightful...


  • When villagers call Cassia and her brother, Foxfire, "the serpent's children," they mean it as an insult. But to Cassia it is an honor, for legend says that once a serpent sets her mind on something, she never gives up. And in a time when famine, dro...





  • The dragon princess Shimmer has lost her home The dragon princess Shimmer is on a dangerous quest: to recover a magic pebble containing a stole sea--a sea that is her home, her past, her future. "Maybe I'd better go with you," suggests the orphan ...




  • For all his eight years, Moon Shadow has lived with his mother and grandmother in a small village in China. One day his simple, quiet life is turned upside down. Moon Shadow suddenly finds himself sailing to America to start a new life in a strange n...