Reading Recommendations

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May 2022

Adults: Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

The committed / Viet Thanh Nguyen
Pachinko / Min Jin Lee
Little fires everywhere / Celeste Ng
The Joy Luck Club / Amy Tan
All you can ever know : a memoir / Nicole Chung
Minor feelings : an Asian American reckoning / Cathy Park Hong
The leavers / a novel by Lisa Ko
Rise : a pop history of Asian America from the nineties to now / Jeff Yang, Phil Yu, Philip Wang ; illustrated by Julia Kuo
Go back to where you came from : and other helpful recommendations on how to become American / Wajahat Ali
The family Chao : a novel / Lan Samantha Chang
The chosen and the beautiful / Nghi Vo
The bad Muslim discount : a novel / Syed M. Masood

Teens: Mother/Daughter Reading Recommendations

Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy
The Guinevere Deception by Kiersten White
I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika L. Sanchez
The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
Instructions for Dancing by Nicola Yoon
Moxie by Jennifer Mathieu
My Eyes Are up Here by Laura Zimmerman
The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo
Verify by Joelle Charbonneau
The Way You Make Me Feel by Maurene Goo
When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon
You Bring the Distant Near by Mitali Perkins

Children's: Screen-Free Celebration - Unplug and Curl Up with a Great Book!

Blackout / by John Rocco
Bruno has one hundred friends / Francesca Pirrone
Chloe / Peter McCarty
The couch potato / written by Jory John ; illustrated by Pete Oswald
Me, myselfie, & I : a cautionary tale / by Jamie Lee Curtis ; illustrated by Laura Cornell
On a magical do-nothing day / Beatrice Alemagna ; translation by Jill Davis
We all play : Kimêtawânaw / Julie Flett
Are you ready to play outside? / by Mo Willems
Miss communication / Jennifer L. Holm & Matthew Holm
Unplugged and unpopular / written by Mat Heagerty ; illustrated by Tintin Pantoja ; colored by Mike Amante ; lettered by Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou
Posted / John David Anderson