Picture Books

  • Buchmann, Stephen and Diana Cohn. The Bee Tree. Illustrated by Paul Mirocha. El Paso, TX: Cinco Puntos Press, 2007.
  • Choi, Eun-mi. Where Are You, Sun Bear? Illustrated by Song-bin Noh. Campsie: Big and Small, 2014.
  • Domanska, Janina. Why So Much Noise? New York: Harper and Row, 1965.
  • Mora, Pat. Join Hands!: The Ways We Celebrate Life. Photographs by George Ancona. Watertown, MA: Charlesbridge, 2008.
  • Pape, Donna. Hamid’s Surprise. Illustrated by Kathy Mitter. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 1996.
  • Sanders, Diwa Tharan. Kaya/s Heart Song. Illustrated by Nerina Canzi. London: Lantana Publishing, 2018.

Young Adult Books

  • Flint, Shamini. A Soccer Story. New York: Clarion Books, 2017.
  • Geras, Adele. Other Echoes. New York: David Fickling Books, 2004.
  • Liew, Sonny. The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye. New York: Pantheon Books, 2015. (Singapore)
  • Zeiss, Joyce Burns. Out of the Dragon’s Mouth. Woodbury, MN: Flux, 2015.


  • Day, Noreha Yussof. Kancil and the Crocodiles: A Tale from Malaysia. Illustrated by Britta Teckentrup. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1996.
  • Lyons, Kay. Malaysian Children’s Favorite Stories. Boston, MA: Tuttle, 2004.
  • Shepard, Aaron. The Adventures of Mouse-deer: Tales of Indonesia and Malaysia. Olympia, WA: Skyhook Press, 2005.


  • Lat. Kampung Boy. New York: First Second Books, 2006. (children’s chapter book/ young adult; graphic novel)
  • Lat. Town Boy. New York: First Second Books, 2007. (children’s chapter book/ young adult; graphic novel)
  • Sapet, Kerrily. Jimmy Choo. Greensboro, NC: Morgan Reynolds Pub., 2011.
  • Stair, Nancy. Michelle Yeoh. New York: Rosen Pub. Group, 2002.