High-quality Asian American and Pacific Islander Books (AAPI) help build and affirm a child’s identity and culture. Lee & Low Books is proud to be a 100% Asian American-owned company, and we commit to publishing books by AAPI creators that illuminate America’s history of Asian American discrimination alongside books that celebrate AAPI contributions.
Our new AAPI Book List is digitally interactive, printable, and features some of our most popular award-winning AAPI titles for grades Pre-K through 12.
We’ve highlighted a few of our favorite titles from the list below. You can find all of the titles in our newly designed list here.
In this guest post, author Linda J. Acevedo invites readers to bust a move while learning about the history of the boogie-down Bronx in her picture book debut. Breaking to the Beat has received FIVE starred reviews and is available wherever books are sold!
In this guest post, author Claudia Guadalupe Martínez reflects on the universal story of coming and going across a border while emphasizing the forgotten history of Mexican Repatriation. Still Dreaming / Seguimos soñando is available wherever books are sold.
In this guest post, author Cynthia Weill shares the joyous process of collaborating with craftspeople from Oaxaca and the relationships that grew along the way. Vámonos, illustrated with art by Augustín Tinoco Cruz, Martín Melchor, Maximino Santiago, and Avelino Pérez, is available wherever books are sold.