Multicultural Fiction for Children
Fiction set in the United States and around the world with characters of different ethnicities.
An Indian American girl navigates prejudice in her small town and learns the power of her own voice.
A Pakistani American Muslim girl struggles to stay true to her culture after tragedy strikes her community.
Filipina American Kaia is devastated when her beloved great-grandfather announces that he'll be moving from Santa Monica to the Philippines.
The story of an Ojibwa girl who lives with her family on an island on Lake Superior in 1847.
A courageous young Afghan girl pretends to be a boy in order to support her family.
A Chinese American boy and his father living in San Francisco want to build a flying machine like the Wright brothers.
After Malú and her divorced mother move from Florida to Chicago, she misses her music-loving father.
After emigrating from China, Mia Tang's parents take a job managing a rundown motel, despite the nasty owner, Mr. Yao.
Chris lives on the Penacook Indian Reservation and worries that this will set him apart from the other kids.
Sudanese war refugee Kek starts fifth grade in Minnesota.
A Suquamish/Duwamish girl uncovers her tragic family history in this contemporary tale of adoption.
Ten-year-old Shirley Temple Wong has come to Brooklyn from China and finds America very strange, until she discovers baseball.
Regina is Umpqua, living on a reservation, until the U.S. government enacts a law saying her tribe no longer exists.
Eleven-year-old Rinko grows up in a closely-knit Japanese American family in California during the Depression, a time of great prejudice.
In searching for his absentee father, a biracial boy gets closer to his Puerto Rican roots.
María doesn't want to be called Mary in this poignant story about heritage and fitting into a new environment.
When violence erupts near their Syrian city, Jude and her mother flee to Cincinnati to stay with family.
May Amelia wishes she weren't the only girl in her big Finnish American family of seven brothers.
Life in Amira's peaceful Sudanese village is shattered when Janjaweed attackers arrive, forcing her to journey to a refugee camp.