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Children's books with an Asian theme

Last Updated: 16-Jun-2014

This guide lists children's books and young adult literature in Cubberley Education Library about Asia or the people of Asia.  This also includes India, South Asia, and Southeast Asia.

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First edition.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » PS3614 .O393 T37 2013
Cover image of Boy in the Garden
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2010.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » PS3569 .A936 B69 2010
Lexile measure 480; Book level 3.3; Ages 5-9, gr. K-2
First edition. New York : First Second, 2013.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » PN6727 .Y36 B68 2013 V.1
Ages 11-14
Terre Haute, IN : Tanglewood, 2011.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » PS3611 .A5492 C48 2011
Lexile measure 830; Ages 8-12
Tokyo ; Rutland, VT : Tuttle Pub., c2004.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » PS3625 .I6 C48 2004
Elementary level
Cover image of Crow Boy
Harmondsworth, England : Puffin Books, c1983.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » PS3547 .A735 C76 1983
Lexile measure 690, gr. K-2
1st ed. New York : Scholastic Press, 2011.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » NC975.5 .S39 A2 2011
Awards: Sibert Honor Book, 2012; Ages 10-15; Autobiography, gr. 5-8
New York : Clarion Books, c2003.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » PS3566 .A6739 F57 2004
Lexile measure 490; Ages 5-10; Grade level 2.5; Historical fiction, gr. K-3
New York : Margaret McElderry Books, c2001.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » DS481 .G3 D378 2001
Lexile measure 980; Ages 8-12; Grade level 5.9; Biography, gr. 3-6
Walnut Creek, CA : Shen's Books, c2011.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » PS3619 .C4523 G66 2011
Ages 4-8, gr. 2-4
Cover image of Kamishibai man
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, c2005.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » PS3569 .A936 K36 2005
Awards: Notable Book for a Global Society award winner, 2006; Book level 3.3; Ages 6-9, gr. 1-3
Boston : Tuttle Pub., 2004.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » PL991.415 .S5 S76 2004
gr. 1-3
1st ed. New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2008.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » DS881.5 .N3 M33 2008 F
Ages 8-12; book level 4.9; historical fiction, gr. 2-5
Olmpia, Wash. : Skyhook Press, 2008.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » PS3619 .H45423 M66 2008
Ages 10 and up
1st ed. New York : Balzer + Bray, c2012.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » PS3613 .C3828 N48 2012
Lexile measure 710; Ages 13 and up; Historical fiction, gr. 9-12
1st ed. New York : Lee & Low Books, c1997.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » D804.3 .M63 1997
Lexile measure 670; Book level 4.1; Ages 5-10, gr. 3-6
1st ed. New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 1998.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » DS786 .S548 1998
Ages 10-up; book level 5.3; mystery and suspense, gr. 6-9
Cover image of Urashima Taro
1st ed. Tokyo ; Rutland, Vt. : Tuttle Pub., c2008.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » GR340 .U73 2008
Elementary level