Book List in Order: 20 titles

  • Our energetic heroine Julie aims for her next martial arts rank - The Belt of Fire! But will a new student get in her way? This long-awaited sequel to Julie Black Belt: The Kung Fu Chronicles picks up as Julie proudly wears her yellow belt and is e...


  • Enjoy the complete collection of one of the longest and most acclaimed Asian American children's picture book series.Each of the 12 animals of the lunar new year star in their own journey with a brand new cast of characters and settings.Empowering th...


  • "Along with its playful text and easy to follow storyline, The Year of the Rooster’s dazzling illustrations by Juan Calle offer children adorable cartoon-like characters to connect with. As the need for diverse books remains strong, Chin’s book i...


  • "Old meets new in this original story that celebrates the forthcoming Year of the Monkey with superhero-style comic art... How Max and Kai, his human partner, progress through a big-time tournament makes for an exciting trajectory and a charming affi...


  • "Oliver Chin’s Tales of the Chinese Zodiac delight the eyes and heart.... The Year of the Sheep is no exception, with beautiful artwork and an inspirational message." - Sampan2015 is the Year of the Sheep, the tenth adventure in the popular annual ...


  • "Each [Tale from the Chinese Zodiac] combines a sense of tenacious accomplishment with just plain rollicking fun. Illustrator Jennifer Wood makes sure to imbue every page with energy in motion—'dazzling and colorful.'"—Smithsonian BookDragon2014 ...


  • "Perfect if you want to get younger children into comics. Plus it's a positive story for female readers, an audience that is never given enough attention."—Ain't It Cool News"A high-action story that encourages deep reflection"—San Francisco Chroni...


  • " Suzie wants to prove to everyone that snakes have what it takes! This helpful serpent''s misison to rewrite social stereotypes celebrates the new year. Suzie is a young serpent who seeks high-flying adventure. The girl Lily befriends the snake, muc...


  • " The Year of the Dragon is the most lucky and popular... for good reason! Dominic is an adventurous dragon whose journey celebrates the new year. 2012 was the Year of the Dragon! Dominic''s proud parents rule the sea and sky, advise the Emperor, a...






  • " Say hello to Rosie, a rascally rabbit with an enormous ear for adventure. Rosie is a funny bunny whose journey celebrates the new year. Born with very long ears, Rosie also has great sense for adventure. She wants new sights to see and plants to ta...


  • " Curiosity kindles this cat. Teddy is a cub who is destined to be a tiger king! His thrilling journey celebrates the new year. Born into royalty, the young prince Teddy is warned by the King and Queen to steer clear of humans who are intruding into ...


  • "I enjoyed the book immensely and found it utterly chARRRRRming! A dreamy holiday for a wee pirate with some colorful swashbuckling characters!"- Cap'n Slappy, co-founder of Talk Like a Pirate Day“An amusement park beset by pirates is a winning comb...


  • "Olivia the Pig has got nothing on Olivia the Ox: As you're looking for an inexpensive one size fits all baby gift for all those friends of yours having kids this year, consider The Year of the Ox, written by CMP fave Oliver Chin and illustrated by M...


  • " Come along and meet unique, extraordinary, and huge creatures on a mysterious isle. It''s like Monster Hunter and Godzilla on Gilligan''s Island! On a fantastic voyage, a family discovers legendary monsters that come alive before their very eyes. A...


  • " Can Julie learn kung fu and get her black belt? Real kid power is more inspirational than Kung Fu Panda or The Karate Kid ! When Julie takes a kung fu class, she thinks getting a black belt will be easy. But her bold teacher says guess again! Sinc...


  • "Chin''s story brings the Year of the Rat to life with his endearing characters and an amusing storyline. The cartoon-like drawings by Miah Alcorn, who has partnered with Chin for all three books, bring enthusiasm and added energy to Chin''s tale an...


  • Kids love this dynamic journey that features a rainbow of model trains. Fans of Thomas the Tank Engine will find this their new favorite storybook. Choo Choo! All aboard with this joyful celebration of the railroad! Timmy and his sister Tammy love to...


  • "The Year of the Pig (the sequel to 2006's Year of the Dog), is the perfect gift to any new parents you encounter this year." - SFist "The Year of the Pig tells the story of Patty, a pig who is criticized for her piggish behavior. In the end, though,...


  • "Perfect timing with the Lunar New Year." - Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA"It’s about a boisterous but well-meaning puppy, Daniel, protecting his best friend (an adventurous little girl named Lin), and is unfazed by almost all the creatures th...






  • Set during the confusion following the terrorist attacks of September 11, the story begins when a history teacher asks his students to write a report based on an interview with someone who has a different viewpoint from their own. As they fan out int...