2011 Asian Pacific Islander Teen Book Releases

Since May is Asian-Pacific Island Heritage Month, I thought it would be appropriate to list some of the 2011 Asian American fiction releases. I’ve mentioned it before and so has Trish @ the YaYas. Where are all the MG/YA books with Asian male protagonists? And, where are all the Asian-Pacific Island male MG/YA authors?

The Great Wall of Lucy Wu by Wendy Wan-Long Shan; Scholastic,  1 January

Aloha, Kanani and Good Job, Kanani by Lisa Yee, illus. by Sarah Davis Pleasant Company Publications; January

Daughter of Xanadu by Dori Jones Yang; Delacorte, 11 January

Clara Lee and the apple pie dream by Jenny Han; Little Brown and Company, 11 Jan (MG)

The Iron Queen (Iron Fey series) by Julie Kagawa; Harlequin, February

Inside out and back again by Thanhha Lai; Harper Collins, 22 February MG

Tall Story by Candy Gourlay; David Ficklying Books; February

Warp Speed by Lisa Yee; Arthur A. Levine, 1 Mar *

Truancy Origins by Isamu Fukui; Macmillan, March

Huntress by Malinda Lo; Little, Brown, April

We’ll always have summer by Jenny Han; Simon and Schuster, 3 May

The rampage of  Haruhi Suzumiya by Nagaru Tanigawa; Little, Brown Books for Young , 7  June

Level up  byGene Luen Yang and Pham Thiem; Roaring Brook Press, 7 June

City of ice (City Trilogy) by Laurence Yep; Starscape 7 June

The Detention Club by David Yoo, June

   Which books are you most looking forward to reading?

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