Resource Tag: award-winning
A Place to Belong
A Place to Belong explores one family’s struggle to survive in the aftermath of war, showing that even when things seem bleak, life can—and must—move forward. 1. The story opens with Hanako’s family preparing to travel to Japan by sea after a four-year imprisonment at Tule Lake.
Inside Out and Back Again
Inside Out and Back Again is a #1 New York Times bestseller, a Newbery Honor Book, and a winner of the National Book Award. Inspired by the author’s childhood experience as a refugee—fleeing Vietnam after the Fall of Saigon and immigrating to Alabama—this coming-of-age debut novel told in verse has been celebrated for its touching…
When a young boy visits his grandfather, their lack of a common language leads to confusion, frustration, and silence. But as they sit down to draw together, something magical happens—with a shared love of art and storytelling, the two form a bond that goes beyond words.
A Different Pond
A Different Pond is an unforgettable story about a simple event – a long-ago fishing trip. Graphic novelist Thi Bui and acclaimed poet Bao Phi deliver a powerful, honest glimpse into a relationship between father and son – and between cultures, old and new.
Ohana Means Family
An American Library Association Notable Children’s Book – “This is the land that’s never been sold, where work the hands, so wise and old, that reach through the water, clear and cold, into the mud to pick the taro to make the poi for our ohana’s luau.”
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST • NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER • A ruthlessly honest, emotionally charged, and utterly original exploration of Asian American consciousness
A saga about four generations of a poor Korean immigrant family fight to control their destiny in 20th-century Japan, exiled from their home.
Revolution is Not a Dinner Party
Ying Chang Compestine’s pseudo-biographical story of growing up during the reign of Chairman Mao is a beautifully written, compelling story of a girl with the courage and determination to resist conformity.