Book Scouts: Lunar New Year Reads

Posted by - February 16, 2021

Thursday, February 12 marked the Lunar New Year, a holiday celebrated by Asians throughout the world every year as the start of the lunar calendar. February 12 also marked the beginning of the weeks-long festival celebrating the Chinese New Year, so this week is the perfect time to check out some fun and educational books

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Book List: Children’s Books by LGBTQ+ Authors

Posted by - February 11, 2021
Picture Books 10,000 Dresses Marcus Ewert Molly’s Family Nancy Garden I am Jazz Jazz Jennings From Archie to Zack Vincent X. Kirsch My Rainbow Trinity Neal And Tango Makes Three Justin Richardson Pride Colors Robin Stevenson Daddy’s Roommate Michael Willhoite Juvenile Fiction The Ship We Built Lexie Bean Drum Roll, Please Lisa Jenn Bigelow Hazel's
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Book List: Books by Asian- and Middle Eastern-American Authors

Posted by - February 10, 2021
Fiction Bride of the Sea Eman Quotah City of Brass S. A. Chakraborty Falling Leaves Adeline Yen Mah Frankenstein in Baghdad Ahmed Saadawi Girls Burn Brighter Shobha Rao Homeland Elegies Ayad Akhtar Jade City Fonda Lee Marriage of a Thousand Lies SJ Sindu On Fragile Waves E. Lily Yu The Poppy War R. F. Kuang
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Book List: Books by Asian- and Middle Eastern-American Authors

Posted by - February 9, 2021
American Panda Gloria Chao Like a Love Story Abdi Nazemian Marian Sharma Hits the Road Sheba Karim Love From A to Z S.K. Ali A Girl Like That Tanaz Bhathena My So-Called Bollywood Life Nisha Sharma The Astonishing Color of After Emily X.R. Pan Love, Hate and Other Filters Samira Ahmed Patron Saints of Nothing
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Book List: Romantic Fiction for Valentine’s Day

Posted by - February 9, 2021
Boyfriend Material Alexis Hall The Boyfriend Project Farrah Rochon The Flip Side James Bailey Girl Gone Viral: A Novel Alisha Rai Snapped Alexa Martin Spoiler Alert: A Novel Olivia Dade Take a Hint, Dani Brown: A Novel Talia Hibbert Ties That Tether Jane Igharo White Ivy Susan Yang Written in the Stars: A Novel Alexandria
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Book List: Picture Books by Asian- and Middle Eastern-American Authors

Posted by - February 8, 2021
Time to Pray Maha Addasi Ten Ways to Hear Snow Cathy Camper The Ocean Calls: A Haenyeo Mermaid Story Tina Cho Grandma and the Great Gourd: a Bengali Folk Tale Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni Lailah's Lunchbox Reem Faruqi Meet Yasmin (series) Saadia Faruqi Peek!: A Thai Hide-and-Seek Minfong Ho Little Kunoichi, The Ninja Girl (series) Sanae
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Book List: Juvenile Books by African-American Authors

Posted by - February 1, 2021
Fiction The Crossover (series) Kwame Alexander Isaiah Dunn Is my Hero Kelly J. Baptist Maya and the Rising Dark Rena Barron Like Vanessa Tami Charles So Done Paula Chase The Only Black Girls in Town Brandy Colbert New Kid (series) Jerry Craft Blended Sharon M. Draper The Last Last-Day-of-Summer (series) L.R. Giles The Parker Inheritance
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Book List: Picture Books by African-American Authors & Artists

Posted by - February 1, 2021
Mae Among the Stars Roda Ahmed Whose Knees are These? Jabari Asim Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut Derrick Barnes Big Papa and the Time Machine Daniel Bernstrom Where's Rodney? Carmen Bogan Grandma’s Purse Vanessa Brantley-Newton I am Perfectly Designed Karamo Brown Brown Baby Lullaby Tameka Fryer Brown Grandma’s Tiny House: A Counting Story!
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