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Asian and Asian American Books
From the Far East to the Middle East, Southeast Asia to the South Asian subcontinent, this list of more than 40 books covers a lot of geographical ground. Kids, tweens, and teens will find all sorts of exciting stories about people who live in or have ancestors in many different Asian countries, including Japan, China, the Philippines, Korea, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan. Historical fiction, fantasy, coming-of-age novels, immigrant tales, mysteries, graphic novels -- the genres are almost as numerous as the countries where the stories are set. So dig in! And be sure to also check out our list of Books with Characters of Color.