Sunday, May 23, 2021

Asian Books Challenge

Square image that says A B C Asian Books Challenge. Share an Asian book or author starting with each letter of the alphabet. There are 26 boxes below that with each letter of the English alphabet. It also says Tag your friends! Hashtag Asian Books Challenge hashtag a b c recs and template by @ books and boba

It's #AsianHeritageMonth, and @booksandboba is hosting another #AsianBooksChallenge. For 2021, they are asking people to share books by authors of Asian descent for each letter of the alphabet. Here are my picks for picture books. I've read them all and would definitely recommend them.  

Same image as the one above except in place of each letter, there are book covers of the books listed below this image.

Picture Books 

*Most of the links will take you to the books on the Books and Boba Bookshop page.

A - Astrid and Apollo and the Starry Campout by V.T. Bidania illustrated by Dara Yashia Lee 
B - Big Red Lollipop by Rukhsana Khan illustrated by Sophie Blackall 
C - The Collection by Duachaka Her 
D - A Different Pond by Bao Phi illustrated by Thi Bui 
E - Elephant in the Dark by Mina Javaherbin illustrated by Eugene Yelchin 
F - Feast of Peas by Kashmira Sheth illustrated by Jeffrey Ebbeler 
G - Grandfather’s Journey by Allen Say 
H - Here I Am by Patti Kim illustrated by Sonia Sanchez 
I - In a Village by the Sea by Mượn Thị Văn illustrated by April Chu 
J - Juna’s Jar by Jane Bahk illustrated by Felicia Hoshino 
K - King for a Day by Rukhsana Khan illustrated by Christine Krömer 
L - Let Me Finish! by Minh Lê illustrated by Isabel Roxas 
M - A Morning with Grandpa by Silvia Liu illustrated by Christina Forshay 
N - The Name Jar by Yangsook Choii 
O - The Ocean Calls: A Haenyeo Mermaid Story by Tina Cho illustrated by Jess X. Snow 
Q - Queen of Physics: How Wu Chien Shiung Helped Unlock the Secrets of the Atom by Teresa Robeson     illustrated by Rebecca Huang 
R - Redwoods by Jason Chin 
S - Shining Star: The Anna May Wong Story by Paula Yoo illustrated by Lin Wang 
T - Tea with Milk by Allen Say 
V - In My Neighborhood by Kalani Vahey 
W - We Are (Not) Friends by Anna Kang illustrated by Christopher Weyant 
X - Look! What Do You See?: An Art Puzzle Book of American and Chinese Songs by Xu Bing illustrated by Becca Stadtlander
Y - Yang Warriors by Kao Kalia Yang illustrated by Billy Thao
Z - Amy Wu and the Perfect Bao by Kat Zhang illustrated by Charlene Chua

1 comment:

  1. Thank you for including Queen of Physics in this terrific list of AAPI books!