Asian Pacific Heritage: Booklists

Young girl collecting watercress

These books celebrate the diverse cultures of the Asia Pacific and the ways those traditions have become embedded into life in the U.S.  They also reflect the resilience of Asian Pacific Americans who call this country home, even in the most difficult of situations.

For more ideas, see our updated resource page on AAPI Heritage and History, as well as How to Find Diverse Books About Asian American Pacific Islander Cultures from Mia Wenjen!

Book Series

Books for Middle Grade & Young Adults

Books from

Award-winning books

These diverse books have been recognized by different book/media awards: