- Look What Came from China, by Miles Harvey (Franklin Watts). Children learn about the inventions, music, sports, fashion, and food that hail from China.
- The Dragon’s Tale, retold by Demi (Henry Holt). Twelve entertaining fables about the animals of the Chinese zodiac.
- Monsoon, by Uma Krishnaswami (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux). A young Indian girl and her family wait for the end-of-summer rains.
- Prita Goes to India, by Prodeepta Das (Frances Lincoln). Seven-year-old Prita visits relatives in India and is fascinated by their daily life.
- I Come From Ukraine (This Is My Story), by Valerie J. Weber (Weekly Reader/Gareth Stevens Pub). Serhiy, a boy from Ukraine, compares life in Ukraine with his home in Wisconsin.
- The Mitten, by Alvin Tresslet (Harper Collins). A Ukranian folk tale tells the story of a lost mitten that stretches to offer woodland creatures safety from the cold.
- Secret of the Glass Mountain and Other Folktales from Ukraine, by Maria Zemko Tetro (Winter Light Books, Inc.). A set of folk tales, illustrated by Ukrainian artists, tell fantastic stories of princesses, dragons, and green dwarves.
- Children of the Dragon: Selected Tales from Vietnam, by Sherry Garland (Pelican Publishing). Children learn about the origins of a tiger’s stripes, the man in the moon, Vietnam’s wild monsoons, and more.
- Ten Mice for Tet, by Pegi Deitz Shea and Cynthia Weill (Chronicle Books). A vibrant counting book introduces kids to the rich traditions of Vietnamese New Year.
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