Asian/ Asian American Children's Books

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Lee & Low Books is the top publisher of Asian American children's books. Find award-winning books for young readers featuring Chinese, Korean, Indian, Japanese, Filipino, and Hmong cultures. Our collections offer a wide range of genres, including nonfiction biographies of important figures in Asian history and culture such as Su Dongpo, Sammy Lee, Anna May Wong, Bruce Lee, Soichiro Honda, Isamu Noguchi, and many more; page-turning fiction featuring Asian American main characters; and poetry. Jump in and find the perfect book for every reader!

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Aani and the Tree Huggers

By Jeannine Atkins

Illustrated by Venantius J. Pinto

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Flowers From Mariko

By Rick Noguchi

Illustrated by Michelle Reiko Kumata

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Heroes

By Ken Mochizuki

Illustrated by Dom Lee

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Hiromi's Hands

By Lynne Barasch

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Bringing Asha Home

By Uma Krishnaswami

Illustrated by Jamel Akib

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Ghosts for Breakfast

By Stanley Todd Terasaki

Illustrated by Shelly Shinjo

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Goldfish and Chrysanthemums

By Andrea Cheng

Illustrated by Michelle Chang

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The Have a Good Day Cafe

By Frances Park

Illustrated by Katherine Potter

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Little Sap and Monsieur Rodin

By Michelle Lord

Illustrated by Felicia Hoshino

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The Happiest Tree

By Uma Krishnaswami

Illustrated by Ruth Jeyaveeran

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Life of a Genius

By Demi

Illustrated by Demi

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Raymond's Perfect Present

By Therese On Louie

Illustrated by Suling Wang

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Surfer of the Century

By Ellie Crowe

Illustrated by Richard Waldrep

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Sixteen Years in Sixteen Seconds

By Paula Yoo

Illustrated by Dom Lee

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Shanghai Messenger

By Andrea Cheng

Illustrated by Ed Young