The month of May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. The library has curated an all-ages book list that spotlights AAPI voices. Click on each title to request through Minerva.


This Burns My Heart by Samuel Park (fiction)
A Burning by Megha Mejumdar (fiction)
Speak, Okinawa by Elizabeth Miki Brina (non-fiction)
Arsenic and Adobo by Mia P Manansala (fiction)
If I Had Your Face by Frances Cha (fiction)
Year of the Tiger by Alice Wong (non-fiction)
No One Else by R. Kikuo Johnson (non-fiction, graphic novel)
All This Could be Different by Sarah Thankham Mathews (fiction)
The Next American Revolution by Grace Lee Boggs (non-fiction)
Eat a Peach by David Chang (non-fiction)


A Show for Two by Tashie Bhuiyan (fiction)
American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang (graphic novel)
Patron Saints of Nothing by Randy Ribay (fiction)
Yolk by Mary H.K. Choi (fiction)
The Last Fallen Star by Graci Kim (fiction)
That Thing About Bollywood by Supriya Kelkar (fiction)
Aru Shah and the End of Time by Roshani Chokshi (fiction)
Prairie Lotus by Linda Sue Park (fiction)
The House That Lou Built by Mae Respicio (fiction)
The Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee (fiction)


Eyes That Kiss in the Corners by Joanna Ho (fiction)
The Name Jar by Yangsook Choi (fiction)
Danbi Leads the School Parade by Anna Kim (fiction)
Watercress by Angela Wang
The Ocean Calls: a Haenyeo mermaid story by Tina M. Cho
Paper Son: the inspiring story of Tyrus Wong, immigrant and artist by Julie Leung (non-fiction)
Drawn Together by Minh Le (fiction)
The Rice in the Pot Goes Round and Round by Wendy Wan Long Shang (fiction)
The Many Colors of Harpreet Singh by Supriya Kelkar (fiction)
Where Three Oceans Meet by Rajani LaRocca (fiction)