Ages 0 to 3 (preschool)

Wabi Sabi

The award-winning and New York Times bestselling book about a cat named Wabi Sabi who searches for the meaning of her name Wabi Sabi, a little cat in Kyoto, Japan, had never thought much about her name until friends visiting from another land asked her owner what it meant. At last, the master says, “That’s …

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Dear Juno

Juno’s grandmother writes in Korean and Juno writes in drawings, but that doesn’t mean they can’t exchange letters. From the photo his grandmother sends him, Juno can tell that she has a new cat. From the picture he makes for her, Juno’s grandmother can tell that he wants her to come for a visit. So …

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Bubbles…Up!

An everyday visit to the pool transforms into an unforgettable celebration of the water in this remarkable picture book from Jacqueline Davies, the award-winning author of children’s classic The Lemonade War, and Sonia Sánchez, the illustrator of Meg Medina’s Evelyn Del Rey Is Moving Away. A day at the community pool is full of unwater …

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Manjhi Moves a Mountain

Dashrath Manjhi used a hammer and chisel, grit, determination, and twenty years to carve a path through the mountain separating his poor village from the nearby village with schools, markets, and a hospital. Manjhi Moves a Mountain shows how everyone can make a difference if their heart is big enough. Asian Descent, Grit, Determination, Carving …

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Eyes That Kiss in the Corners

This lyrical, stunning picture book tells a story about learning to love and celebrate your Asian-shaped eyes, in the spirit of Hair Love by Matthew A. Cherry, and is a celebration of diversity. A young Asian girl notices that her eyes look different from her peers’. They have big, round eyes and long lashes. She …

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Bilal Cooks Daal

Six-year-old Bilal is excited to help his dad make his favorite food of all-time: daal! The slow-cooked lentil dish from South Asia requires lots of ingredients and a whole lot of waiting. Bilal wants to introduce his friends to daal. They’ve never tried it! As the day goes on, the daal continues to simmer, and …

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Bee-Bim Bop

Bee-bim bop (the name translates as “mix-mix rice”) is a traditional Korean dish of rice topped, and then mixed, with meat and vegetables. In bouncy rhyming text, a hungry child tells about helping her mother make bee-bim bop: shopping, preparing ingredients, setting the table, and finally sitting down with her family to enjoy a favorite …

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PoPo’s Lucky Chinese New Year

When her Chinese grandmother comes to visit, a young Chinese-American girl learns of and participates in the customs and beliefs celebrating an authentic Chinese New Year. Asian Descent, China, Chinese-American, Customs, Beliefs, Chinese New Year, Traditions, Celebration, Family, Culture, Cultural Traditions

My First Book of Hindi Words

My First Book of Hindi Words introduces the Hindi language to children in a gentle, playful way using the familiar ABC English Alphabet. The ABC structure provides a framework that encourages fun and natural learning. The everyday Hindi works presented in this book include many that have particular significance in Indian culture. The vivid illustrations …

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The Change Your Name Store

An exciting story of self-discovery from Leanne Shirtliffe, with fun, colorful illustrations takes children on a journey to find their true identity and to celebrate who they are—name and all. Who am I? It’s a question a lot of children seem to ask themselves, at which point being “them” simply isn’t enough. They want to …

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