Saturday, December 1, 2012

Children's Booklist

 © Sharon Chang and MultiAsian Families Blog, Dec 1 2012.

And this is where I need your help. Below are some children's books that I find really adhere to the anti-bias parameters discussed. I would like this to be a working list. Books on it should be ones that particularly appeal to the multiethnic multiracial Asian children in our group. For example, perhaps they represent Asian heritage, multiethnic multiracial peoples or the struggles of people of color for social justice. Are there any anti-bias children's books you would like to add to our list? I will continue to add or remove suggestions based on your comments. Your feedback is greatly needed. I can't even pretend to assemble something comprehensive on my own. Let's get a substantial collection going here!

Part Asian 100% Hapa by Kip Fulbeck


Mixed: Portraits of Multiracial Kids by Kip Fulbeck
Shades of People by Shelley Rotner and Sheila M. Kelly
The Skin You Live In 
Michael Tyler (Author) David Lee Csicsko (Illustrator)

Peek! A Thai Hide and Seek 
Minfong Ho (Author) Holly Meade (Illustrator)

Hush: A Thai Lullaby
Minfong Ho (Author) Holly Meade (Illustrator)

Chaat and Sweets by Amy Wilson Sanger

Yum Yum Dim Sum by Amy Wilson Sanger

Bee-bim Bop by Ho Baek Lee

First Book of Sushi by Amy Wilson Sanger


* Contributed by Blog Reader *  
A to Z Picture Book by Gyo Fujikawa

  "Hey Sharon...Gyo Fujikawa was a Japanese American illustrator who's family was interned during WWII, she became one of the first women to illustrate for Disney, and she was one of the first children's book illustrators to include children of many races (before it was politically correct to do so).  I thought her story was inspiring, thought you might appreciate it too!"

Say Hello! by Rachel Isadora

Happy Belly, Happy Smile by Rachel Isadora

see more! go to Multiasian Families Blog page  Books for Kids


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