Filipino and Filipino American

Filipino and Filipino American

Picture Books

  • Chikiamco, Norma. Pan de Sol Saves the Day. Illustrated by Ramsel N. Salvatus. Hong Kong: Periplus Editions, 2009.
  • Gilles, Almire. Willie Wins. Illustrated by Carl Angel. New York: Lee & Low Books, 2001.
  • Gilmore, Dorina K. Lazo. Cora Cooks Pancit. Illustrated by Kristi Valiant. Walnut Creek, CA: Shen’s Books, 2009.
  • Lamug, Kenneth. Petro and the Flea King. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2018.
  • Robles, Anthony D. Lakas and the Manilatown Fish. Illustrated by Carl Angel. Translated by Eloisa D. de Jesus and Magdalena de Guzman. San Diego: Children’s Book Press, 2003.
  • Robles, Anthony D. Lakas and the Makibaka Hotel. Illustrated by Carl Angel. Translated by Eloisa D. de Jesus. San Diego: Children’s Book Press, 2006.
  • Romulo, Liana. Filipino Friends. Illustrated by Corazon Dandan-Albano. Hong Kong: Periplus Editions, 2006.
  • Villanueva, Marie. Nene and the Horrible Math Monster. Chicago, IL: Polychrome Pub. Corp., 2003.
  • Wright, Stephen. Night Breeze. Illustrated by Ilhwa Gloria, Kim. St. Paul, MN: Council on Asian Pacific Americans, 2013.

Children’s Chapter Books

  • Gourlay, Candy. Tall Story. New York: David Fickling Books, 2011.
  • Kelly, Erin Entrada. Blackbird Fly. New York: Greenwillow Books, 2015.
  • Kelly, Erin Entrada. Hello Universe. New York: Greenwillow Books, 2017.
  • Kelly, Erin Entrada. The Land of Forgotten Girls. New York: Greenwillow Books, 2016.
  • Respicio, Mae. The House That Lou Built. New York: Wendy Lamb Books, 2018.
  • Scotto, Michael. Postcards from Pismo. Beaver, PA: Midlandia Press, 2012.

Young Adult Books

  • Arcos, Carrie. There Will Come A Time. New York: Simon Pulse, 2014.
  • Bacho, Peter. Leaving Yesler: A Novel. New York: Pleasure Boat Studio, 2010.
  • Brainard, Cecilia Manguerra. Growing Up Filipino: Stories for Young Adults. Santa Monica, CA: PALH, 2003.
  • Brainard, Cecilia Manguerra. Growing Up Filipino II: More Stories for Young Adults. Santa Monica, CA: PALH, 2010.
  • Cantwell, Lee. Cross Currents. Salt Lake City, UT: Deseret, 1993.
  • Emberg, Kate. The Language of Love. New York: Bantam Books, 2006.
  • De la Cruz, Melissa. Fresh Off the Boat. New York: HarperCollins, 2005.
  • Galang, Evelina. Angel de la Luna and the 5th Glorious Mystery. Minneapolis, MN: Coffee House Press, 2013


  • Climo, Shirley. Tuko and the Birds: A Tale from the Philippines. Illustrated by Francisco Mora. New York: Henry Holt, 2008. (picture book)
  • De la Paz, Myrna J. Abadeha: The Philippine Cinderella. Illustrated by Youshang Tang. Walnut Creek, CA: Shen’s Books, 2001. (picture book)
  • Galdone, Paul. The Turtle and the Monkey: A Philippine Tale. New York: Clarion Books, 1983.
  • Romulo, Liana. Filipino Children’s Favorite Stories. Illustrated by Joanne de Leon. North Clarendon, VT: Periplus Editions, 2000. (picture book)

Graphic Novels

  • Alanguilan, Gerry. Elmer: A Comic Book. San Jose, CA: SLG Publishing, 2010.
  • Arre, Arnold. The Mythology Class: A Graphic Novel. Quezon City, Philippines: Adarna House, 2005.
  • Torres, J. and Elbert Or. Lola: A Ghost Story. Portland, OR: Oni Press, 2009.


  • Romulo, Liana. Filipino Celebrations: A Treasury of Feasts and Festivals. Illustrated by Corazon Dandan-Albano. North Clarendon, VT: Tuttle Publishing, 2011.