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Juvenile Fiction - People & Places - Asia
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Author: Varsha Bajaj |
Release Date: July 19, 2022
The riveting story of a heroic girl who fights for her belief that water should be for everyone.Minni lives in the poorest part of Mumbai, where access to water is limited to a few hours a day and the communal taps have long lines. Lately, though, ev...
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Author: Shaw Kuzki | Narrator: James Sie
Release Date: March 08, 2022
The haunting and poignant story of a how a young Japanese girl's understanding of the historic and tragic bombing of Hiroshima is transformed by a memorial lantern-floating ceremony.Twelve-year-old Nozomi lives in the Japanese city of Hiroshima. She ...
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ISBN: 9780593510582
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Author: Padma Venkatraman | Narrator: Padma Venkatraman
Release Date: September 07, 2021
“Venkatraman has never met a heavy theme she did not like....Borrowing elements of fable, it's told with a recurring sense of awe by a boy whom the world, for most of his life, has existed only in stories.”—New York Times Book Revie...
Author: Nadia Salomon | Narrator: Kimberly Singh
Release Date: August 31, 2021
A gorgeous goodnight story that celebrates the nighttime rituals of two young children visiting their grandparents in India.As nighttime falls over the city, two children visiting their grandparents in India find there's so much fun to be had! Whethe...
Author: Rukhsanna Guidroz | Narrator: Reena Dutt
Release Date: June 29, 2021
A middle grade novel in verse about Samira, an eleven-year-old Rohingya refugee living in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, who finds strength and sisterhood in a local surf club for girls.Samira thinks of her life as before and after: before the burning and ...
Author: Adam Gidwitz and Hena Khan | Narrator: January LaVoy
Release Date: May 04, 2021
The newest adventure in the bestselling Unicorn Rescue Society transports readers to the Himalayan mountains in Northern Pakistan! When Uchenna and Elliot’s classmate publishes an article in the school newspaper about the Schmoke Brothers, Prof...
Author: Tanya Guerrero | Narrator: Trace Gaynor
Release Date: March 30, 2021
Tanya Guerrero's How to Make Friends with the Sea is a middle grade debut novel set in the Philippines about a young boy's challenges with anxiety while his mother fosters an orphaned child with a facial anomaly.Pablo is homesick.He's only twelve yea...
Author: Tina Cho | Narrator: Jeena Yi
Release Date: January 19, 2021
A breathtaking book featuring a Korean girl and her haenyeo (free diving) grandmother about intergenerational bonds, finding courage in the face of fear, and connecting with our natural world.Dayeon wants to be a haenyeo just like Grandma. The haenye...
Author: Arthur Bowie Chrisman | Narrator: A. C. Fellner
Release Date: February 19, 2019
A series of fascinating Chinese stories, strong in humor and rich in Chinese wisdom, in which the author has caught admirably the spirit of Chinese life and thought.
Author: Padma Venkatraman | Narrator: Padma Venkatraman
Release Date: February 05, 2019
"Readers will be captivated by this beautifully written novel about young people who must use their instincts and grit to survive. Padma shares with us an unflinching peek into the reality millions of homeless children live every day but also infuses...
Author: Ying Chang Compestine | Narrator: A. C. Fellner
Release Date: January 22, 2019
A stingy fisherman always makes his three young helpers do all his work. One day he scolds the “lazy boys” for forgetting to provide lunch. “Don’t worry,” they say. “We can make stone soup.” The boys dig a ho...
Author: Louise S. Rankin | Narrator: Eve Bianco
Release Date: April 17, 2018
A Newbery Honor recipientMomo has always wanted a Lhasa terrier — a dog like the ones the Buddhist priests hold sacred in their temples. And her dream is realized when a trader brings Pempa to her parents' tea house. But after a band of robbers...