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Stories Beyond Borders: A Chinese American and Diasporic Reading List

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Created to commemorate the Chinese American Librarians Association’s 50th Anniversary, Stories Beyond Borders features children’s, middle grade, and young adult books centering Chinese American and diasporic voices. Rooted in different parts of the…

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A Taste for Love

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High school senior Liza Yang and her mom can agree on one thing: baking. That is, until Liza realizes that the annual junior baking competition sponsored by her family's bakery is actually a front to find Liza a nice Asian American man to date. This…

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The Astonishing Color of After

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Leigh Chen Sanders is a biracial teen coping with her mother's suicide. Leigh is convinced her mother has transformed into a bird and is determined to find her during a visit to her maternal grandparents in Taiwan. In their shared grief, Leigh…

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An Arrow to the Moon

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Hunter Yee and Luna Chang don't know what the future holds for them, but they do know they want to escape from their parents' expectations and worries. And they know that, no matter how much their family hates one another, there is an unmistakable…

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The Many Meanings of Meilan

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Twelve-year-old Taiwanese American Meilan Hua struggles to fit in when her family moves from Boston’s Chinatown to a small town in Ohio. When Meilan discovers the meanings of her Chinese name, she inhabits different personas to deal with her…

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In the Beautiful Country

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Anna is excited to move from Taiwan to America, known as "the beautiful country," in this novel in verse. But that excitement is challenged by her difficulty in making friends—exacerbated by the "smelly" foods she brings to school—and understanding a…

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Ten Little Dumplings

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At first glance, readers encounter an auspicious pairing of boys and dumplings, celebrated and revered. But in the shadows, a little girl is always there, learning from the world. Quirky and distinct ink and pencil art speaks volumes about breaking…

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Let's Do Everything and Nothing

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Surrounded by shades of peaceful blue punctuated by radiating reds and yellows, the relationship of a mother and daughter is portrayed against a backdrop of limitless sky, adventurous seas, and sweet domesticity. The mother and daughter’s warmth and…

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I Dream of Popo

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A child in Taiwan loves spending time with her Popo. When the family immigrates to San Diego, the connection between the child and Popo is separated by a vast ocean. Mandarin phrases are featured throughout this story about finding expressions of…

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Amah Faraway

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Kylie is nervous to visit Taiwan and meet her grandmother Amah, whom she’s seen only in video chats from her home in San Francisco. But as she slowly gets to know Amah, the two become closer and Kylie becomes braver in her explorations of the city.…

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