South Asian YA Literature

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Sold by Patricia McCormick

Sold by Patricia McCormick A young adult book telling the story of a thirteen-year-old Nepali girl sold to a brothel in India. Patricia McCormick traveled to Nepal and India to research sex slavery.

#A Step from Heaven #An Na

When Young Ju is four years old, she learns that her family is leaving their small fishing village in Korea to live in Mi Gook. Young Ju has.

Bamboo People by Mitali Perkins

Bamboo People A Novel (Unknown) : Perkins, Mitali : Two Burmese boys, one a Karenni refugee and the other the son of an imprisoned Burmese doctor, meet in the jungle and in order to survive they must learn to trust each other.

Shadow Spinner by Susan Fletcher

Shadow Spinner (A Jean Karl Book): Susan Fletcher, Dave Kramer: The students begged me not to stop reading.

A hundred flowers by Gail Tsukiyama

A powerful new novel about an ordinary family facing extraordinary times at the start of the Chinese Cultural RevolutionChina, Chairman Mao has declared a new openness in society:

#Saraswati's Way #Monika Schroder #South ASian Literature

Saraswati's Way by Monika Schröder is a Battle of the Books selection.

Under the Persimmon Tree by Suzanne Fisher Staples

Under the Persimmon Tree by Suzanne Fisher Staples. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, Grade 6 and up.

The Girl in the Tangerine Scarf by Mohja Kahf

The girl in the tangerine scarf : a novel (Book, [Vincennes University]

A Map of Home by Randa Jarrar

14 Novels About Muslim Life That Shouldn't Be Missed Growing up in a turbulent but loving household during the First Gulf War.

Swimming in the Monsoon Sea by Shyam Selvadurai

Winner of the CLA Young Adult Canadian Book Award Nominated for the Governor General’s Literary Awards.

#5 Centimeters per Second #Makoto Shinkai

Fell in love with the graphic novel 5 Centimeters per Second written by Makoto Shinkai and illustrated by Yukiko Seike!