Asian / Pacific American Heritage Month

May is Asian / Pacific American Heritage Month: We pay tribute to the generations of Asians and Pacific Islanders who have influenced and enriched America's history, culture and achievements, and are instrumental in its future success. Below is just a small selection of books that showcase great AAPI literature and causes.

For more books on history or culture, enter "Asian American" or Pacific Islander" in the search bar.

Activities of Daily Living: A Novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393881127
Availability: Available - On our shelves now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 12th, 2022

The Book of Form and Emptiness: A Novel Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780399563645
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Published: Viking - September 21st, 2021

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The Swimmers: A novel Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9780593321331
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Published: Knopf - February 22nd, 2022

Yolk Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781534446014
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 1st, 2022

Things We Lost to the Water: A novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593311035
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Published: Vintage - April 26th, 2022

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The Committed Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780802157072
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Published: Grove Press - March 29th, 2022

Sharks in the Time of Saviors: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250787316
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Published: Picador - March 2nd, 2021

Maybe Maybe Marisol Rainey Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062970435
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Published: Greenwillow Books - May 3rd, 2022

Facing the Mountain: An Inspiring Story of Japanese American Patriots in World War II Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525557425
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Published: Penguin Books - May 10th, 2022

Murakami T: The T-Shirts I Love Cover Image
By Haruki Murakami, Philip Gabriel (Translated by)
$25.00
ISBN: 9780593320426
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Published: Knopf - November 23rd, 2021

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Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781984820389
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Published: One World - March 2nd, 2021

Aru Shah and the End of Time (Graphic Novel, The) (Pandava Series) Cover Image
By Roshani Chokshi, Anu Chouhan (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781368075053
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - April 19th, 2022

Eyes That Speak to the Stars Cover Image
By Joanna Ho, Dung Ho (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063057753
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Published: HarperCollins - February 15th, 2022

I Am an American: The Wong Kim Ark Story Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316426923
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 23rd, 2021

Know My Name: A Memoir Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780735223721
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Published: Penguin Books - August 18th, 2020

Light From Uncommon Stars Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781250789068
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Published: Tor Books - September 28th, 2021

America Is in the Heart (Penguin Vitae) Cover Image
By Carlos Bulosan, Elaine Castillo (Foreword by), E. San Juan, Jr. (Introduction by), Jeffrey Arellano Cabusao (Selected by)
$28.00
ISBN: 9780143137238
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Published: Penguin Classics - May 10th, 2022

The Secret Talker: A Novel Cover Image
By Geling Yan, Jeremy Tiang (Translated by)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780063004047
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Published: HarperVia - January 11th, 2022

Mindy Kim and the Lunar New Year Parade Cover Image
By Lyla Lee, Dung Ho (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781534440104
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Published: Aladdin - January 14th, 2020

Amina's Voice Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781481492072
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Published: Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for You - May 1st, 2018

It Began with a Page: How Gyo Fujikawa Drew the Way Cover Image
By Kyo Maclear, Julie Morstad (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062447623
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Published: HarperCollins - October 8th, 2019

The Family Chao: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780393868074
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 1st, 2022

When You Trap a Tiger: (Winner of the 2021 Newbery Medal) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781524715700
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - January 28th, 2020

The Kiss Quotient Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780451490803
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Published: Berkley - June 5th, 2018

Jade City (The Green Bone Saga #1) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316440882
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Published: Orbit - June 26th, 2018

Aiiieeeee!: An Anthology of Asian American Writers (Classics of Asian American Literature) Cover Image
By Frank Chin (Editor), Jeffery Paul Chan (Editor), Lawson Fusao Inada (Editor)
$24.95
ISBN: 9780295746487
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Published: University of Washington Press - October 31st, 2019

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Interior Chinatown: A Novel (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307948472
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Published: Vintage - November 17th, 2020

Engine Empire: Poems Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393346480
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 5th, 2013

Jasmine Toguchi, Mochi Queen Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780374308346
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - July 11th, 2017

Yes We Will: Asian Americans Who Shaped This Country Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593463055
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Published: Dial Books - May 3rd, 2022