Lists and Suggestions for Teens

List: Asian American and Pacific Islander Voices in YA Fiction and Nonfiction

Lee, Lyla, author.

Skye Shin has heard it all. Fat girls shouldn't dance. Wear bright colors. Shouldn't call... More

Trung, Le Nguyen, author.

"Real life isn't a fairytale. But Tié̂n still enjoys reading his favorite stories with ... More

Chokshi, Roshani, author.

"Set in a darkly glamorous world The Gilded Wolves is full of mystery, decadence and dangerous... More

Chao, Gloria, 1986- author.

A freshman at MIT, seventeen-year-old Mei Lu tries to live up to her Taiwanese parents' expect... More

Lai, Thanhha, author.

A Vietnam War refugee in Texas partners with a city boy with rodeo dreams to track down the younger... More

Ribay, Randy, author.

Jay Reguero learns that his Filipino cousin Jun was murdered as part of President Duterte's wa... More

Bajpai, Nandini, author.

Simran "Simi" Sangha comes from a line of Indian matchmakers, so when she accidentally se... More

Lu, Marie, 1984- author.

Born with a gift for music, Nannerl Mozart has just one wish: to be remembered forever. She delight... More

He, Joan, author.

When her father is murdered, Princess Hesina of Yan is thrust into power, suddenly the queen of an ... More

Ahmed, Samira (Fiction writer), author.

Maya Aziz is caught between her India-born parents' world of college and marrying a suitable M... More

Yang, Gene Luen.

Alternates three interrelated stories about the problems of young Chinese Americans trying to partic... More

Pan, Emily X. R., author.

Leigh Chen Sanders is absolutely certain about one thing: when her mother died by suicide, she turn... More

Takei, George, 1937- author.

Takei's firsthand account of years spent in a Japanese concentration camp, the joys and terror... More

Yang, Kelly, author.

They're called parachutes: teenagers dropped off to live in private homes and study in the US ... More

Rishi, Farah Naz, author.

News stations across the country are reporting mysterious messages that Earth has been receiving fr... More

Lee, Stacey (Stacey Heather), author.

1890, Atlanta. Jo Kuan works as a lady's maid for the cruel daughter of one of the wealthiest ... More

Yoon, David, author.

When self-proclaimed nerd Sunny Dae meets Cirrus Soh, she mistakes Sunny's older brother Gray&... More

Chao, Gloria, 1986- author.

The only Asian person at her school in Plainhart, Indiana, Ali Chu ignores the clueless racism from ... More

Yang, Gene Luen, author, artist.

"Gene understands stories - comic book stories, in particular. Big action. Bigger thrills. And... More

Wen, Abigail Hing, author.

When Ever Wong's parents send her away for the summer, she's expecting Chien Tan: a stric... More

Ha, Robin, author, illustrator.

"A powerful and moving teen graphic novel memoir about immigration, belonging, and how arts ca... More

Chapman, Elsie, author.

Aza Wu knows that casting magic can kill--it killed her sister--but she needs money desperately to p... More

Sugiura, Misa, author.

Katsuyamas never quit -- but seventeen-year-old CJ doesn't even know where to start. She'... More

Choi, Mary H. K., author.

When Penny Lee heads to college in Austin, Texas, to learn how to become a writer, it's sevent... More