Asian American picture books: Full of wisdom

One of the many areas that lacks Asian American representation is in children’s books. These authors and illustrators are working to change that by creating books and stories that Asian Americans of all ages can relate to.

From a Hmong girl who learns about life through watching the season change in her grandmothers garden (A Map Into the World) to a Vietnamese girl who escapes school yard bullying by using her imagination (My Footprints) to the story of a Korean grandfather reflecting back on being split from his family who was left behind in North Korea (When Spring Comes to the DMZ), are stories full of wisdom and can help teach children about peace, how to deal with bullying and life.

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