Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with These Titles

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May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month! To celebrate, members of ABA’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee (DEIC) contributed a list of titles for you to check out and add to your shelves this month.

Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning
Cathy Park Hong, One World, 9781984820389

Tastes Like War: A Memoir
Grace M. Cho, Feminist Press, 9781952177941

Almost American Girl: An Illustrated Memoir
Robin Ha, Balzer + Bray, 9780062685094

Not Quite Not White: Losing and Finding Race in America
Sharmila Sen, Penguin Books, 9780143131380

Hair Twins
Raakhee Mirchandani, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 9780316495301

Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations
Mira Jacob, One World, 9780399589065

The Night Diary
Veera Hiranandani, Puffin Books, 9780735228528

This Is Paradise: Stories
Kristiana Kahakauwila, Hogarth, 9780770436254

Fairest: A Memoir
Meredith Talusan, Viking, 9780525561309

World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments
Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Milkweed Editions, 9781571313652

I Was Their American Dream: A Graphic Memoir
Malaka Gharib, Clarkson Potter, 9780525575115

All Thirteen: The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys’ Soccer Team
Christina Soontornvat, Candlewick, 9781536209457

Sigh, Gone: A Misfit's Memoir of Great Books, Punk Rock, and the Fight to Fit In
Phuc Tran, Flatiron Books, 9781250826619

House of Sticks: A Memoir
Ly Tran, Scribner, 9781501118821

Dear Girls: Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets & Advice for Living Your Best Life
Ali Wong, Random House, 9780525508830

Breaking the Alabaster Jar: Conversations with Li-Young Lee
Li-Young Lee, Earl G. Ingersoll (Ed.), BOA Editions, 9781929918829

Last Boat Out of Shanghai: The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Fled Mao’s Revolution
Helen Zia, Ballantine Books, 9780345522337

Lesser Known Monsters of the 21st Century
Kim Fu, Tin House Books, 9781951142995

Dear Memory: Letters on Writing, Silence, and Grief
Victoria Chang, Milkweed Editions, 9781571313928

The Wangs Vs. the World
Jade Chang, Ecco, 9781328745538

From a Whisper to a Rallying Cry: The Killing of Vincent Chin and the Trial that Galvanized the Asian American Movement
Paula Yoo, Norton Young Readers, 9781324002871

American Born Chinese
Gene Luen Yang, Square Fish, 9780312384487

Four Treasures of the Sky: A Novel
Jenny Tinghui Zhang, Flatiron Books, 9781250811783

The Ninja Daughter
Tori Eldridge, Agora Books, 9781947993693

Front Desk
Kelly Yang, Arthur A. Levine Books, 9781338157826

The Silence That Binds Us
Joanna Ho, HarperTeen, 9780063059344

The Stand-In
Lily Chu, Sourcebooks Casablanca, 9781728242620

Care Work: Dreaming Disability Justice
Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, Arsenal Pulp Press, 9781551527383

Rise: A Pop History of Asian America from the Nineties to Now
Jeff Yang, Phil Yu, Philip Wang, Harper, 9780358508090

Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls: A Memoir
T Kira Madden, Bloomsbury Publishing, 9781635574760

The Bone People: A Novel
Keri Hulme, Penguin Books, 9780140089226

We Measure the Earth with Our Bodies
Tsering Yangzom Lama, Bloomsbury Publishing, 9781635576412

Fiona and Jane
Jean Chen Ho, Viking, 9780593296042

Seeking Fortune Elsewhere
Sindya Bhanoo, Catapult, 9781646220878

The Chai Factor: A Novel
Farah Heron, HarperAvenue, 9781443459877

Afterparties: Stories
Anthony Veasna So, Ecco, 9780063049901

How High We Go in the Dark: A Novel
Sequoia Nagamatsu, William Morrow, 9780063072640

Clark and Division
Naomi Hirahara, Soho Crime, 9781641292498

Crushing on You
Jen Trinh, Independently Published, 9781672871921

The Last Mapmaker
Christina Soontornvat, Candlewick, 9781536204957

The Keeper of Night
Kylie Lee Baker, Inkyard Press, 9781335405661

This Time Will Be Different
Misa Sugiura, HarperTeen, 9780062473455

All the Flowers Kneeling
Paul Tran, Penguin Books, 9780143136842

Go Home!
Rowan Hisayo Buchanan (Ed.), Feminist Press, 9781936932016

The Return of Faraz Ali: A Novel
Aamina Ahmad, Riverhead Books, 9780593330180