Chinese and Chinese American

Chinese and Chinese American

Picture Books

  • Barchers, Suzanne. The Brave Servant: A Tale from China. Illustrated by Yu-Mei Han. South Egremont, MA: Red Chair Press, 2014.
  • Chan, Jennifer L. One Small Girl. Illustrated by Wendy K. Lee. Chicago: Polychrome Pub. Corp, 1993.
  • Chang, Grace. Jin Jin and the Rain Wizard. Illustrated by Chong Chang. Brooklyn, NY: Enchanted Lion Books, 2009.
  • Chang, Heidi. Elaine, Mary Lewis, and the Frogs. New York: Crown Publishers, 1988. (alt. title: Elaine and the Flying Frog)
  • Cheng, Andrea. Grandfather Counts. Illustrated by Ange Zhang. New York: Lee & Low Books, 2000.
  • Cheng, Andrea. Goldfish and Chrysanthemums. Illustrated by Michelle Chang. New York: Lee & Low Books, 2003.
  • Cheng, Andrea. Shanghai Messenger. Illustrated by Ed Young. New York: Lee and Low, 2005.
  • Chen, Yong. A Gift. Honesdale, PA. Boyds Mills Press, 2009.
  • Chin, Oliver Clyde. Tales from the Chinese Zodiac. San Francisco: Immedium.
    • The Year of the Dog (2006)
    • The Year of the Tiger (2010)
    • The Year of the Rabbit (2010)
    • The Year of the Dragon (2011)
    • The Year of the Snake (2012)
    • The Year of the Horse (2013)
    • The Year of the Sheep (2014)
    • The Year of the Monkey (2015)
    • The Year of the Rooster (2016)
  • Chinn, Karen. Sam and the Lucky Money. Illustrated by Cornelius Van Wright and Ying-Hwa Hu. New York: Lee & Low Books, 1995.
  • Compestine, Ying Chang.  The Story of Paper. Illustrated by Yongsheng Xuan. New York:  Holiday House, 2003.
  • Compestine, Ying Chang.  Boy Dumpling. Illustrated by James Yamasaki. New York:  Holiday House, 2009.
  • Compestine, Ying Chang. The Runaway Wok: A Chinese New Year Tale. Illustrated by Sebastia Serra. New York: Dutton Children’s Books, 2011.
  • Demi.  The Girl Who Drew a Phoenix. New York:  Simon & Schuster/McElderry Books, 2008.
  • Hall, Bruce Edward. Henry and the Kite Dragon. Illustrated by William Lo. New York: Philomel Books, 2004.
  • Isadora, Rachel. Happy Belly, Happy Smile. Boston: Harcourt Children’s Books, 2009.
  • Ji, Zhaohua and Chui Xu. No! That’s Wrong! La Jolla, CA: Kane/Miller Book Publishers, 2008. (translation)
  • Jiang, Ji-Li. Lotus and Feather. New York: Disney-Hyperion, 2016.
  • Katz, Karen. My First Chinese New Year. New York: Henry Holt, 2004.
  • Krakauer, Hoong Yee Lee. Rabbit Mooncakes. Boston: Joy Street Books, 1994.
  • Lee, Huy Voun. At the Beach. New York: Henry Holt, 1994.
  • Lee, Huy Voun. 1, 2, 3, Go! New York: Henry Holt, 2000.
  • Lee, Milly. Nim and the War Effort. Illustrated by Yangsook Choi. New York: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1997.
  • Lee, Milly. Earthquake. Illustrated by Yangsook Choi. New York: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 2001.
  • Leonard, Marcia. Jo Ann and the Surprise Party. Illustrated by Laurie Struck Long. New York: Grosset and Dunlap in association with the Girl Scouts of the USA, 1996.
  • Lewin, Ted. Big Jimmy’s Kum Kau Chinese Take Out. New York: HarperCollins, 2002
  • Lewis, Rose. I Love You Like Crazy Cakes. Illustrated by Jane Dyer. Boston: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2000.
  • Lewis, Rose. Orange Peel’s Pocket. Illustrated by Grace Zong. New York: Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2010.
  • Li, Jian. Ming’s Adventure in the Forbidden City. Illustrated by Yijin Wert. New York: Better Link Press, 2014.
  • Lin, Grace. The Ugly Vegetables. Watertown, MA: Charlesbridge Publishing, 1999.
  • Lin, Grace. Dim Sum for Everyone! New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2001.
  • Lin, Grace. Kite Flying. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2002.
  • Lin, Grace. Fortune Cookie Fortunes. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004.
  • Lin, Grace. Bringing in the New Year. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2008.
  • Lin, Grace. Thanking the Moon: Celebrating the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2010.
  • Lin, Grace. Ling and Ting. New York: Little, Brown.
    • Ling and Ting: Not Exactly the Same (2010)
    • Ling and Ting Share a Birthday (2013)
    • Ling and Ting: Twice as Silly (2014)
    • Ling and Ting: Together in all Weather (2015)
  • Ling, Nancy Tupper. Double Happiness. Illustrated by Alina Chau. San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books, 2015.
  • Lo, Ginny. Auntie Yang’s Great Soybean Picnic. Illustrated by Beth Lo. New York: Lee and Low, 2012.
  • Lo, Rich. Father’s Chinese Opera. New York: Sky Pony Press, 2014.
  • Look, Lenore. Love as Strong as Ginger. Illustrated by Stephen T. Johnson. New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 1999.
  • Look, Lenore. Henry’s First-Moon Birthday. Illustrated by Yumi Heo. New York: Atheneum Books, 2001.
  • Look, Lenore. Uncle Peter’s Amazing Chinese Wedding. Illustrated by Yumi Heo. New York: Atheneum Books, 2004.
  • Low, William. Chinatown. New York: H. Holt, 1997.
  • Mahy, Margaret. The Seven Chinese Brothers. Illustrated by Mou-Sien Tseng. New York: Scholastic, 1990.
  • Mak, Kam. My Chinatown: One Year in Poems. New York: HarperCollins, 2002.
  • Manushkin, Fran. Katie Woo. Illustrated by Tammie Lyon. North Mankato, MN: Capstone, 2009-2015.
    • No More Teasing (2009)
    • Boss of the World (2009)
    • Too Much Rain (2009)
    • … and more
  • Munsch, Robert. Where is Gah-Ning? Illustrated by Helene Desputeaux. Toronto: Annick Press, 1994.
  • Niemann, Christoph. The Pet Dragon: A Story About Adventure, Friendship, and Chinese Characters. New York: Greenwillow Books, 2008.
  • Nunes, Susan. The Last Dragon. Illustrated by Chris K. Soentpiet. New York: Clarion Books, 1995.
  • Noyes, Deborah. Red Butterfly: How a Princess Smuggled the Secret of Silk out of China. Illustrated by Sophie Blackall. Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press, 2007.
  • Partridge, Elizabeth. Oranges on Gold Mountain. Illustrated by Aki Sogabe. New York: Dutton Children’s Books, 2001.
  • Pennypacker, Sara. Sparrow Girl. Illustrated by Yoko Tanaka. New York: Hyperion, 2009.
  • Pomeranc, Marion Hess. The American Wei. Illustrated by DyAnne DiSalvo-Ryan. Morton Grove, IL: Albert Whitman & Company, 1998.
  • Porte, Barbara Ann. Leave that Cricket Be, Alan Lee. Illustrated by Donna Ruff. New York: Greenwillow Books, 1993.
  • Shirtliffe, Leanne. The Change Your Name Store. Illustrated by Tina Kügler. New York: Sky Pony Press, 2014.
  • Sun, Chyng Feng. Mama Bear. Illustrated by Lolly Robinson. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1994.
  • Tan, Amy. The Chinese Siamese Cat. Illustrated by Gretchen Schields. New York: Macmillan, 1994.
  • Thien, Madeleine. The Chinese Violin. Vancouver: Whitecap Books, 2001.
  • Thong, Roseanne. Round is a Mooncake: A Book of Shapes. Illustrated by Grace Lin. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2000.
  • Thong, Roseanne. One is a Drummer: A Book of Numbers. Illustrated by Grace Lin. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2004.
  • Thong, Roseanne. Gai See: What You Can See in Chinatown. Illustrated by Yangsook Choi. New York: Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2007.
  • Thong, Roseanne. Red is a Dragon: A Book of Colors. Illustrated by Grace Lin. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2008.
  • Trottier, Maxine. The Tiny Kite of Eddie Wing. Illustrated by Al Van Mil. Brooklyn, New York: Kane/Miller Book Publishers, 1996.
  • Troughton, Joanna.The Chinese New Year. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002.
  • Tucker, Kathy. The Seven Chinese Sisters. Illustrated by Grace Lin. Morton Grove, IL: Albert Whitman & Co., 2003.
  • Wang, Andrea. The Nian Monster. Illustrated by Alina Chau. Albert Whitman Company., 2016.
  • Wong, Janet S. This Next New Year. Illustrated by Yangsook Choi. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2000.
  • Wong, Janet S. Apple Pie Fourth of July. Illustrated by Margaret Chodos-Irvine. San Diego: Harcourt Brace & Co., 2002.
  • Yamate, Sandra S. Char Siu Bao Boy. Illustrated by Carol Yao. Chicago: Polychrome, 1991.
  • Yang, Belle. Hannah is My Name. Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press, 2004.
  • Yang, Belle. Always Come Home to Me. Somerville, MA: Candlewick Press, 2007.
  • Yang, Belle. Foo, the Flying Frog of Washtub Pond. Somerville, MA: Candlewick Press, 2007.
  • Yee, Paul. Roses Sing on New Snow: a delicious tale. Illustrated by Harvey Chan. New York: Macmillan, 1991.
  • Yee, Paul. The Boy in the Attic. Illustrated by Gu Xiong. Buffalo: Douglas & McIntyre, 1998.
  • Yee, Paul. The Jade Necklace. Illustrated by Grace Lin. New York: Crocodile Books, 2001.
  • Yee, Paul. A Song for Ba. Illustrated by Jan Pen Wang. Berkeley: Douglas & McIntyre, 2004.
  • Yee, Paul. Bamboo. Illustrated by Shaoli Wang. Verona, NJ: Simply Read Books, 2006.
  • Yee, Paul. Ghost Train. Illustrated by Harvey Chan. Toronto: Groundwood Books, 2010.
  • Yee, Wong Herbert. A Drop of Rain. Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1995.
  • Yee, Wong Herbert. Tracks in the Snow. New York: H. Holt, 2003.
  • Yee, Wong Herbert. Who Likes Rain? New York: H. Holt, 2007.
  • Yee, Wong Herbert. Summer Days and Nights. New York: Henry Holt, 2012.
  • Yee, Wong Herbert. My Autumn Book. New York: Henry Holt, 2015.
  • Yeh, Kat. The Magic Brush: A Story of Love, Family and Chinese Characters. Illustrated by Huy Voun Lee. New York: Walker, 2011.
  • Yep, Laurence. The Butterfly Boy. Illustrated by Jeanne M. Lee. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1993.
  • Yi, Hu Yong. Good Morning China. New Milford, CT: Roaring Book Press, 2007.
  • Yim, Natasha. The Rock Maiden: A Chinese Tale of Love and Loyalty. Illustrated by Pirkko Vainio. Bloomington, Indiana: Wisdom Tales, 2017.
  • Yin. Coolies. Illustrated by Chris Soentpiet. New York: Philomel Books, 2001.
  • Yin. Brothers. Illustrated by Chris Soentpiet. New York: Philomel Books, 2006. (sequel to Coolies)
  • Yoo, Paula. Shining Star: The Anna May Wong Story. Illustrated by Lin Wang. New York: Lee & Low, 2009.
  • Young, Ed. Beyond the Great Mountains: A Visual Poem of China. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2005.
  • Young, Ed. My Mei Mei. New York: Philomel Books, 2006.
  • Zucker, Jonny. Lanterns and Firecrackers: A Chinese New Year Story. Illustrated by Jan Barger Cohen. Hauppauge, NY: Barron’s, 2004.

Children’s Chapter Books

  • Agell, Charlotte. The Accidental Adventures of India McAllister. New York: Henry Holt, 2010. (Chinese adoptee)
  • Cao, Wenxuan. Bronze and Sunflower. Tr. by Helen Wang. London: Walker Books, 2015.
  • Chang, Margaret Scrogin. Celia’s Robot. New York: Holiday House, 2009.
  • Cheng, Andrea. Honeysuckle House. Asheville, NC: Front Street, 2004.
  • Cheng, Andrea. Only One Year. New York: Lee & Low Books, 2010.
  • Cheng, Andrea. Anna Wong. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
    • The Year of the Book (2013)
    • The Year of the Baby (2013)
    • The Year of the Fortune Cookie (2014)
    • The Year of the Three Sisters (2015)
  • Chin, Frank. Donald Duk: A novel. Minneapolis, MN: Coffee House Press, 1991.
  • Chin, Yin-Lien. The Stone Lion and Other Chinese Detective Stories: The Wisdom of Lord Bau. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, 1992.
  • Choldenko, Gennifer. Chasing Secrets. New York: Wendy Lamb Books, 2015.
  • Clarke, Henry, Terry Fan, and Eric Fan. The Book That Proves Time Travel Happens. New York: Little, Brown, and Company, 2015.
  • Goldberg, Whoopi. Terrible Terrel. New York: Disney/Jump at the Sun Books, 2010.
  • Gunderson, Jessica. The Terracotta Girl. Minneapolis, MN: Picture Window Books, 2009.
  • Hoena, B.A. Kickoff Blitz. Mankato, MN: Stonearch Books, 2010. (graphic novel)
  • Lee, Milly. Landed. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2006.
  • Lee, Stan, Stuart Moore, and Andie Tong. Zodiac Legacy. New York: Disney Press.
    • Convergence (2015)
    • The Dragon’s Return (2016)
    • The Balance of Power (2017)
  • Levitin, Sonia. The Golem and the Dragon Girl. New York: Dial Books, 1993.
  • Lim, Celeste. The Crystal Ribbon. New York: Scholastic Press, 2017.
  • Lin, Grace. Where the Mountain Meets the Moon. New York: Little, Brown, & Co., 2009.
  • Lin, Grace. Starry River of the Sky. New York: Little, Brown, & Co., 2012.
  • Lin, Grace. When the Sea Turned to Silver. New York: Little, Brown, 2016.
  • Liu, Cynthea. Paris Pan Takes the Dare. New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2009.
  • Look, Lenore. Alvin Ho. Illustrated by LeUyen Pham. New York: Schwarz & Wade.
    • Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things (2008)
    • Alvin Ho: Allergic to Camping, Hiking, and Other Natural Disasters (2009)
    • Alvin Ho: Allergic to Birthday Parties, Science Projects, and Other Man-made Catastrophes (2010)
    • Alvin Ho: Allergic to Dead Bodies, Funerals, and Other Fatal Circumstances (2011)
    • Alvin Ho: Allergic to Babies, Burglars, and Other Bumps in the Night (2013)
    • Alvin Ho: Allergic to the Great Wall, the Forbidden Palace, and Other Tourist Attractions (2014)
  • Look, Lenore. Ruby Lu, Brave and True. Illustrated by Anne Wilsdorf. New York: Atheneum Books, 2004.
  • Look, Lenore. Ruby Lu, Empress of Everything. Illustrated by Anne Wilsdorf. New York: Atheneum Books, 2006. (sequel to Ruby Lu, Brave and True)
  • Look, Lenore. Ruby Lu, Star of the Show. New York: Atheneum Books, 2011. (sequel to Ruby Lu, Empress of Everything)
  • Lord, Bette Bao. In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson. New York: Harper & Row, 1984.
  • McCully, Emily Arnold. Beautiful Warrior: The Legend of the Nun’s Kung Fu. New York: Arthur A. Levine, 1998.
  • Namioka, Lensey. Yang Series. New York: Little, Brown, & Co.
    • Yang the Youngest and His Terrible Ear (1992)
    • Yang the Second and Her Secret Admirers (1998)
    • Yang the Third and Her Impossible Family (1995)
    • Yang the Eldest and His Odd Jobs (2000)
  • Namioka, Lensey. Half and Half. New York: Delacorte Press, 2003.
  • Nyikos, Stacy Anh. Dragon Wishes. Austin, TX: Blooming Tree Press, 2008.
  • Polonsky, Ami. Threads. Los Angeles: Disney-Hyperion, 2016.
  • Rhodes, Jewell Parker. Sugar. New York: Little, Brown, 2013.
  • Scattergood, Augusta. Making Friends with Billy Wong. New York : Scholastic Press, 2016.
  • Shinn, Sharon. Gateway. New York: Viking, 2009.
  • Sonnichsen, A.L. Red Butterfly. New York : Simon & Schuster, 2015.
  • Vivat, Booki. Frazzled: Everyday Disasters and Impending Doom. New York, HarperCollins, 2016.
  • Wilson, Diane L. Tracks. New York: Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2012.
  • Wong, Shawn. Homebase. New York: Plume, 1991.
  • Yang, Belle. Baba: a return to China upon my father’s shoulders. San Diego: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1994.
  • Yang, Doris Jones. The Secret Voice of Gina Zhang. Middleton, WI: American Girl, 2000.
  • Yang, Gene Luen, and Mike Holmes. Secret Coders. New York: First Second Books, 2015. (graphic novel)
  • Yang, Kelly. Front Desk. New York: Arthur A. Levine Books, 2018.
  • Yee, Lisa. Millicent Min, Girl Genius. New York: Arthur A. Levine, 2003.
  • Yee, Lisa. Stanford Wong Flunks Big-Time. New York: Arthur A. Levine, 2005.
  • Yee. Lisa. So Totally Emily Ebers. New York: Arthur A. Levine, 2007.
  • Yee, Lisa. Bobby vs. Girls (Accidentally). New York: Arthur A. Levine, 2009.
  • Yee, Paul. Teach me to Fly, Skyfighter!: and other stories. Illustrated by Sky Lee. Toronto: Lorimer, 1983.
  • Yee, Paul. The Curses of Third Uncle. Illustrated by Don Basco. Toronto: Lorimer, 1986.
  • Yee, Paul. Tales from Gold Mountain: stories of the Chinese in the New World. Illustrated by Simon Ng. New York: Macmillan, 1989.
  • Yee, Paul. Breakaway. Vancouver: Tradewind Books, 1994.
  • Yee, Paul. Dead Man’s Gold and Other Stories. Toronto: Douglas and McIntyre, 2002.
  • Yee, Paul. Shu-Li and Tamara. Illustrated by Shaoli Wang. Vancouver: Tradewind Books, 2007.
  • Yee, Paul. Shu-Li and Diego. Illustrated by Shaoli Wong. Vancouver: Tradewind Books, 2009.
  • Yee, Paul. Blood and Iron: Building the Railway. Toronto: Scholastic Canada, 2010.
  • Yee, Paul. Chinese Fairy Tale Feasts: a literary cookbook. Illustrated by Shaoli Wang. Northampton, MA: Crocodile Books, 2015.
  • Yep, Laurence. Golden Mountain Chronicles. New York: HarperCollins.
    • Dragonwings, 1903 (1975)
    • Child of the Owl, 1865 (1977)
    • The Serpent’s Children,1849 (1984)
    • Mountain Light, 1855 (1985)
    • Dragon’s Gate,1867 (1993)
    • Thief of Hearts,1995 (1995)
    • Sea Glass, 1970 (2002)
    • The Traitor, 1885 (2003)
    • Dragon Road, 1939 (2008)
    • Dragons of Silk, 1835-2011 (2011)
  • Yep, Laurence. The Star Fisher. New York: HarperCollins, 1991.
  • Yep, Laurence. The Ghost Fox. New York: Scholastic, 1994.
  • Yep, Laurence. Hiroshima. New York: Scholastic, 1995.
  • Yep, Laurence. Later, Gator. New York: Hyperion Books, 1995.
  • Yep, Laurence. Chinatown Mysteries. New York: HarperCollins.
    • The Case of the Goblin Pearls (1997)
    • The Case of the Lion Dance (1998)
    • The Case of the Firecrackers (1999)
  • Yep, Laurence. The Imp that Ate My Homework. New York: HarperCollins, 1998.
  • Yep, Laurence. The Amah. New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1999.
  • Yep, Laurence. The Journal of Wong Ming-Chung: A Chinese Miner, California, 1852. New York: Scholastic, 2000.
  • Yep, Laurence. Lady of Ch’iao Kuo: Warrior of the South. New York, Scholastic, 2001.
  • Yep, Laurence. The Tiger’s Apprentice Trilogy. New York: HarperCollins.
    • The Tiger’s Apprentice (2003)
    • Tiger’s Blood (2005)
    • Tiger Magic (2006)
  • Yep, Laurence. The Earth Dragon Awakes: The San Francisco Earthquake of 1906. New York: HarperCollins, 2006.
  • Yep, Laurence. The Dragon’s Child: A Story of Angel Island. New York: HarperCollins, 2008.
  • Yep, Laurence. The City Trilogy. New York: Tom Doherty Associates.
    • City of Fire (2009)
    • City of Ice (2011)
    • City of Death (2013)

Young Adult Books

  • Adina, Shelley. The Fruit of my Lipstick. New York: Faith Words, 2008.
  • Chen, Justina Headley. North of Beautiful. New York: Little, Brown, & Co., 2009.
  • Chow, Cara. Bitter Melon. New York: Egmont USA, 2011.
  • Compestine, Ying Chang. Revolution is Not a Dinner Party. New York: Henry Holt, 2007.
  • Compestine, Ying Chang. A Banquet for Hungry Ghosts. New York: Christy Ottaviano Books, 2009. (short stories)
  • Cook, Trish. A Really Awesome Mess. New York: Edgemont, USA, 2013.
  • Holland, L. Tam. The Counterfeit Family Tree of Vee Crawford-Wong. New York: Simon and Schuster BFYR, 2013.
  • Honeyman, Kay. The Fire Horse Girl. New York: Arthur A. Levine, 2013.
  • Lee Wong, Joyce. Seeing Emily. New York: Amulet Books, 2005. (novel in verse)
  • Lee, Stacey. Under a Painted Sky. New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2015.
  • Lee, Stacey. Outrun the Moon. New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2016.
  • Lee, Y.S. The Agency. Somerville, MA: Candlewick Press.
    • A Spy in the House (2009)
    • The Body at the Tower (2011)
    • The Traitor in the Tunnel (2012)
  • Liu, Cynthea. The Great Call of China: Students Across the Seven Seas Series. New York: Speak, 2009.
  • Liu, Na and Andres Vera Martinez. Little White Duck: A Childhood in China. Minneapolis: Graphic Universe, 2012.
  • Mah, Adeline Yen. China: Land of Dragons and Emperors. New York: Random House Children’s Books, 2009.
  • Platt, Randall Beth. The Likes of Me. New York: Delacorte Press, 2000.
  • Namioka, Lensey. April and the Dragon Lady. San Diego: Harcourt Brace & Co., 1994.
  • Namioka, Lensey. Ties That Bind, Ties That Break. New York: Laurel Leaf Books, 2000.
  • Namioka, Lensey. Mismatch. New York: Delacorte, 2006.
  • Pon, Cindy. Silver Phoenix: Beyond the Kingdom of Xia. New York: HarperCollins/Greenwillow, 2009.
  • Pon, Cindy. Fury of the Phoenix. New York: Harpercollins/Greenwillow, 2011.
  • Rosten, Carrie. Chloe Leiberman (Sometimes Wong). New York: Delacorte Press, 2005.
  • Russell, Ching Yeung. Tofu Quilt. New York: Lee & Low Books, 2009. (poetry)
  • Stuber, Barbara. Girl in Reverse. New York: Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2014.
  • Telamaque, Eleanor Wong. It’s Crazy to Stay Chinese in Minnesota. Nashville, TN: T. Nelson, 1978.
  • Tsang, Evonne. I Love Him To Pieces. Minneapolis: Graphic Universe, 2011. (graphic novel)
  • Wong, David H.T. Escape to Gold Mountain: A Graphic History of the Chinese in North America. Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press, 2012.
  • Yang, Gene Luen. American Born Chinese. New York: First Second Books, 2007. (graphic novel)
  • Yang, Gene Luen. Level Up. New York: First Second, 2011.
  • Yang, Gene Luen. Animal Crackers. San Jose, CA: Slave Labor Graphics, 2010.
  • Yang, Gene Luen. The Shadow Hero. Art by Sonny Liew. New York: First Second Books, 2014. (graphic novel)
  • Yee, Lisa. Absolutely Maybe. New York: Arthur A. Levine, 2009.
  • Yee, Paul. The Bone Collector’s Son. New York: Marshall Cavendish, 2004.
  • Yee, Paul. What Happened This Summer. Vancouver: Tradewind Books, 2006.
  • Yee, Paul. Learning to Fly. Victoria, BC: Orca Book Publishers, 2008.
  • Yee, Paul. The Secret Keepers. Vancouver: Tradewind Books, 2011.
  • Yee, Paul. Money Boy. Toronto: Groundwood Books, 2011.
  • Yep, Laurence. Dream Soul. New York: HarperCollins, 2000.

Folktales

  • Casanova, Mary. The Hunter: A Chinese Folktale. Illustrated by Ed Young. New York: Atheneum Books, 2000. (picture book)
  • Casey, Dawn. The Great Race: The Story of the Chinese Zodiac. Bath: Barefoot, 2007. (picture book)
  • Chin, Charlie. China’s Bravest Girl. Illustrated by Tomi Arai. San Diego: Children’s Book Press, 1993. (picture book)
  • Demi. Empty Pot. New York: H. Holt, 1990.
  • Demi. Liang and the Magic Paintbrush. New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1980.
  • Demi. The Stonecutter. Carmarthen, Wales, UK: Crown House, 1995. (picture book)
  • Hong, Lily Toy. Two of Everything: A Chinese Folktale. Morton Grove, IL: Albert Whitman & Co., 1993. (picture book)
  • Lin, Grace. Where the Mountain Meets the Moon. New York: Little, Brown, & Co., 2009. (children’s chapter book)
  • Lin, Grace. Starry River of the Sky. New York: Little, Brown, & Co., 2012. (children’s chapter book)
  • Louie, Ai-Ling. Yeh-Shen: A Cinderella Story from China. Illustrated by Ed Young. New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1996. (picture book)
  • Seow, David. The Monkey King: A Classic Chinese Tale for Children. Illustrated by L.K. Tay-Audouard. Tuttle Publishing, 2017.
  • Sun, Xuegang. Chinese Myths. Camberwell, Vic: Penguin, 2008.
  • Wang, Gabrielle. The Race for the Chinese Zodiac. Illustrated by Regine Abos and Sally Rippon. Fitzroy, Vic.: Black Dog Books, 2010.
  • Yen, Clara. Why Rat Comes First: A Story of the Chinese Zodiac. San Francisco, CA: Children’s Book Press, 1991. (picture book)
  • Yep, Laurence. Dragon. New York: Harpercollins. (chapter books)
    • Dragon of the Lost Sea (1982)
    • Dragon Steel (1985)
    • Dragon Cauldron (1991)
    • Dragon War (1992)
  • Yep, Laurence. The Rainbow People. New York: Harper & Row, 1989. (children’s chapter book)
  • Yep, Laurence. The Man Who Tricked a Ghost. Illustrated by Isadore Seltzer. Mahwah, NJ: BridgeWater Books, 1993. (picture book)
  • Yep, Laurence. The Shell Woman and the King: A Chinese Folktale. Illustrated by Yang Ming-Yi. New York: Dial, 1993. (picture book)
  • Yep, Laurence. The Junior Thunder Lord. Illustrated by Robert Van Nutt. Mahwah, NJ: BridgeWater Books, 1994. (picture book)
  • Yep, Laurence. Tiger Woman. Illustrated by Robert Roth. Mahwah, NJ: BridgeWater Books, 1995. (picture book)
  • Yep, Laurence. Tree of Dreams: Ten Tales from the Garden of Night. Illustrated by Isadore Seltzer. Mahwah, NJ: Bridgewater Books, 1995. (children’s chapter book)
  • Yep, Laurence. The Dragon Prince: A Chinese Beauty and the Beast Tale. Illustrated by Kam Mak. New York: HarperCollins, 1997. (picture book)
  • Yep, Laurence. Auntie Tiger. Illustrated by Insu Lee. New York: HarperCollins, 2008. (picture book)
  • Young, Ed. Cat and Rat: The Legend of the Chinese Zodiac. New York: Henry Holt, 1995. (picture book)
  • Young, Ed. Night Visitors. New York: Philomel Books, 1995. (picture book)
  • Young, Ed. Lon Po Po: A Red Riding Hood Story from China. New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1996. (picture book)
  • Young, Ed. Mouse Match: A Chinese Folktale. San Diego: Harcourt Brace & Co., 1997. (picture book)
  • Young, Ed. Monkey King. New York: HarperCollins, 2001. (picture book)
  • Young, Ed. The Lost Horse: A Chinese Folktale. San Diego: Voyager Books, 2004. (picture book)
  • Young, Ed. The Sons of the Dragon King: A Chinese Legend. New York: Atheneum Books, 2004. (picture book)
  • Yuan, Haiwang. Princess Peacock: Tales from the Other Peoples of China.Chicago: Libraries Unlimited, 2008. (young adult)

Nonfiction

  • Bloom, Barbara Lee. The Chinese Americans. San Diego, CA: Lucent Books, 2002.
  • Capek, Michael. Secrets of the Terracotta Army: tomb of an ancient Chinese emperor. North Mankato, MN: Capstone Press, 2015.
  • Chin, Steven A. Dragon’s Parade: A Chinese New Year Story. Illustrated by Mou-Sien Tseng. Austin, TX: Raintree Steck-Vaughn, 1993. (picture book)
  • Demi. Dragon Kites and Dragonflies: a collection of Chinese nursery rhymes. San Diego: Harcourt Brace, 1986.
  • Demi. Su Dongpo: Chinese Genius. New York: Lee and Low, 2006. (picture book)
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