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Asian Heritage Month

Celebrate the diverse culture and history of Asian communities in Canada with these K-12 books.

by 49th Teachers · Tagged diversity and inclusion

Vee in Between

by (author) Valerie Kaiyang Wood
illustrated by Angela Poon


by (author) Priti Birla Maheshwari
illustrated by Ashley Barron

Kimiko Murakami

A Japanese-Canadian Pioneer

by (author) Haley Healey
illustrated by Kimiko Fraser

Ojiichan's Gift

by (author) Chieri Uegaki
illustrated by Genevieve Simms


A Picture Book

by (author) Thao Lam

The Paper Boat

A Refugee Story

by (author) Thao Lam

The Tray of Togetherness

by (author) Flo Leung

The Tales of Dwipa

by (author) Prajwala Dixit
illustrated by Duncan Major

Bharatanatyam in Ballet Shoes

by (author) Mahak Jain
illustrated by Anu Chouhan

The Mystery of the Painted Fan

narrator Linda Trinh
illustrated by Clayton Nguyen

Kai's Tea Eggs

by (author) Karina Zhou

Living With Viola

by (author) Rosena Fung

Stealing Home

by (author) J. Torres
illustrated by David Namisato

Krista Kim-Bap

by (author) Angela Ahn

The Boy & the Bindi

by (author) Vivek Shraya
illustrated by Rajni Perera

Hana Hashimoto, Sixth Violin

by (author) Chieri Uegaki
illustrated by Qin Leng

My Day with Gong Gong

by (author) Sennah Yee
illustrated by Elaine Chen

Project Bollywood

by (author) Mahtab Narsimhan

Girl of the Southern Sea

by (author) Michelle Kadarusman

Two Drops of Brown in a Cloud of White

by (author) Saumiya Balasubramaniam
illustrated by Eva Campbell