Asian and Asian American Voices Resource Center


We’re celebrating our Asian American authors, illustrators, and creators this month (and every month)! Keep reading to discover new books and revisit your favorites!


Starting conversations about racial bias with childrend can be difficult and uncomfortable. If you are looking for resources to support the AAPI community, see below.

Addressing Anti-Asian Racism with StudentsShop Asian Owned Bookstores
The Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center has a great list of resources on How to Teach AAPI History and How to Address Anti-Asian Racism with Students. This includes a TED Talk from Liz Kleinrock, an Asian American 4th grade teacher who talks through a real conversation she had with her students about Anti-Asian racism.
Fierce Reads put together this list of Asian owned bookstores to shop indies and support the API community. For a more extensive list of Asian owned bookstores by state, visit We Need Diverse Books.

New and Coming Soon Books by Asian and Asian American Creators

Picture Books

Chapter Books

Middle Grade

Young Adult

Books by Asian and Asian American Creators
with Discussion Guides

Anzu the Great Listener by Benson Shum – Download Teacher’s Guide
She Sang for India by Suma Subramaniam; illustrated by Shreya Gupta – Download Teacher’s Guide
Love, Violet Activity Kit by – Download Activity Kit
The Runaway Belly Button by John Flannery; illustrated by Mika Song – Download Activity Kit
Red Rover by Richard Ho; illustrated by Katherine Roy – Download Discussion Guide
Pie in the Sky by Remy Lai – Download Discussion Guide
Bad Kitty Series by Nick Bruel – Download Activity Kits
The Beast Player by Nahoko Uehashi – Download Discussion Guide
Displacement by Kiku Hughes – Download Discussion Guide
The Forest of Stolen Girls by June Hur – Download Discussion Guide

Discover even more books in our Asian and Asian American Voices for Kids and Teens Catalog