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Asian Reading Recommendations

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If you need some reading recommendations of great books by Asian authors, we’ve got you covered! Asian Young Adult List Asian Middle Grade List Asian Graphic Novel & Comic List Asian Picture Books Asian Authors List Asian Kidlit Authors (Twitter...

Amazing Asian Reads (4): Fall 2019

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Here are Amazing Asian Reads coming out in Summer 2019! Amy Wu and the Perfect Bao by Kat Zhang (October 1, 2019 pub date) Meet the funny, fierce, and fearless Amy Wu, who is determined to make a perfect bao bun today. Can she rise to the occasion? Amy loves to...

Amazing Asian Reads (3): Summer 2019

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Here are Amazing Asian Reads coming out in Summer 2019! This Time Will Be Different by Misa Sugiura (June 4, 2019 pub date) Katsuyamas never quit—but seventeen-year-old CJ doesn’t even know where to start. She’s never lived up to her mom’s type A ambition, and she’s perfectly happy just helping her...

Amazing Asian Reads (2): Spring 2019

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Here are Amazing Asian Reads coming out in Spring 2019! The Shadow Glass (The Bone Witch #3) by Rin Chupeco (March 5, 2019 pub date) In the highly anticipated finale to the Bone Witch trilogy, Tea’s life—and the fate of the kingdoms—hangs in the balance  Tea is a bone witch with the dark...

What is Lunar New Year?

Filed under:  Asian Culture

Happy Lunar New Year! Lunar New Year is the beginning of a the lunar calendar and is based on the cycles of the moon. Therefore it often falls sometime between the middle of January and the middle of February. It is celebrated in many places all over the Asian continent. Some...

Happy 2019!

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Wishing everyone a happy new year! We’re working on developing the site to provide posts about Asian identity and culture. And of course, we’ll start highlighting amazing Asian Authors to pay attention...

Follow-up of Open Letter to Abrams

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To all the people in the community who supported and signed our Open Letter, Thank you! Though it was an upsetting issue that brought us together, it was inspiring to see the community rally so quickly and in such great numbers (over 1000!) to speak up against a book that...

Open Letter to Abrams

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Dear Abrams, As authors, illustrators, readers, teachers and publishing professionals we believe books can change lives. We believe in the importance of literacy. And we understand, deeply, the power of story. But we also know the irreparable harm that can be done when a book is littered with damaging stereotypes...

Welcome to the Asian Authors Alliance website!

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Asian Author Alliance is a group to celebrate Asian Kidlit and the diversity of stories that originate from the Asian Continent. We boost and support books by and for us! Watch this space as we work on our website. In the meantime, follow us on Twitter or...