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Good Finds for August 2019
I didn’t even realize this until I finished the collection, but it turns out multiracial Asian representation is on FIRE!
These were the books that the Earthquakes read over and over and over and over again through the late spring and early summer. Most of them we just happened to get while I was researching AAPI month, so it’s interesting that so many of the authors who chose to depict multiracial Asians & Pacific Islanders also happened to create great, engaging stories.
About These Good Finds
Since we’re in a rush, here’s a quick list to cut and paste.
- Sumo Joe #OwnVoices multiracial AAPI
- Pie In The Sky#OwnVoices Australian Asian
- Harriet, You’ll Drive Me Wild
- When Aidan Became A Brother Illustrator is #OwnVoices multiracial AAPI
- Chicken Soup, Chicken Soup
- I Wasn’t Invited To The Party
- Grandpa’s Stories
- Jacob’s Room To Choose
- Where Are You From?#OwnVoices multiracial
Books we’ve been searching for
Chicken Soup, Chicken Soup (Mayer)
I Wasn’t Invited To The Party (Isern)
Grandpa’s Stories (Coelho)
Jacob’s Room To Choose (Hoffman)
Where Are You From? (Méndez)
Books that made us laugh
Pie In The Sky (Lai) Ages 7+
Books that gave us hope:
When Aidan Became A Brother (Lukoff)
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