"Best of" Lists
"Best of" lists
Books with Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Islander Characters
From East Asia to the Middle East, from Southeast Asia to the islands of the Pacific, from California to Alabama, this list of more than 100 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 and Pacific Island countries, including Japan, China, the Philippines, Korea, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, New Zealand, 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 Movies with Asian and Asian American Characters and Books with Characters of Color.