Science Fiction Books

Asia And The Pacific

Brown, Jackie. Little Cricket. Hyperion Books for Children, 2004. Ages 9 - 12. Lexile: 1010. (Vietnam, Thailand, and USA)

Cheng, Andrea. Shanghai messenger. Lee & Low Books, 2005. Ages 8 - 12. (China)

Choi, Sook Nyul. Echoes of the white giraffe. Houghton Mifflin, 1993. Sequel to Year of impossible goodbyes. Ages 10 - 14. Lexile: 870. (Korea)

Choi, Sook Nyul. Year of impossible goodbyes. Houghton Mifflin, 1991. Lexile: 840. (Korea)

Compestine, Ying Chang. Revolution Is Not a Dinner Party. Henry Holt, 2007. 248 pages. Ages 10-14. Lexile: 740. (China)

Crofford, Emily. Born in the year of courage. Carolrhoda Books, 1991. Ages 10-14. (Japan)

De Jong, Meindert. The house of sixty fathers. Harper, 1956. Ages 10-12. Lexile: 820. (China)

Easton, Kelly. Hiroshima dreams. Dutton Children's Books, 2007. Ages 9-16. Lexile: 610. (Japan)

Fama, Elizabeth. Overboard. Cricket Books, 2002. Ages 9 - 13. Lexile: 690. (Indonesia)

Haugaard, Erik Christian. The boy and the samurai. Houghton Mifflin, 1991. Ages 10-14. Lexile: 700. (Japan)

Ho, Minfong. The stone goddess. Orchard Books, 2003. Ages 10-14. Lexile: 1020. (Cambodia)

Ho, Minfong. The clay marble. Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1993. Ages 10-14. Lexile 860. (Cambodia)

Holman, Sheri. Sondok, princess of the moon and stars. Scholastic, 2002. Ages 9-14. (Korea)

Hoobler, Dorothy. The demon in the teahouse. Philomel Books, 2001. Sequel to: The ghost in the Tokaido Inn. Ages 10-14. Lexile: 660. (Japan)

Hoobler, Dorothy. The ghost in the Tokaido Inn. Philomel Books, 1999. Ages 10-14. Lexile: 740. (Japan)

Hoobler, Dorothy. The sword that cut the burning grass: a samurai mystery. Philomel Books, 2005. Ages 10 - 14. Lexile: 720. (Japan)

Kadohata, Cynthia. A Million Shades of Gray. Atheneum, 2010. 216 pages. Ages 10-14. Lexile: 700. (Vietnam)

Kimmel, Eric A. Sword of the samurai: adventure stories from Japan. Harcourt Brace, 1999. Ages 10-14. Lexile: 650. (Japan)

Haugaard, Erik Christian. The revenge of the forty-seven samurai. Houghton Mifflin, 1995. Ages 10-14. (Japan)

Kim, Helen. The long season of rain. Holt, 1996. Ages 12 - 14. Lexile: 810. (Korea)

Lai, Thanhha. Inside out & back again. HarperCollins, 2011. Ages 8-12. (Vietnam and USA)

Lasky, Kathryn. Kazunomiya: prisoner of heaven. Scholastic, 2004. Ages 9-14. Lexile 890.(Japan)

Lewis, Elizabeth Foreman. Young Fu of the upper Yangtze. Henry Holt, 2007. Ages 10-14. (China)

Lin, Grace. Where the Mountain Meets the Moon. Little, Brown, 2009. 278 pages. Ages 8 – 11.

Mah, Adeline Yen. Chinese Cinderella and the Secret Dragon Society. HarperCollins, 2005. Ages 10 - 14. Lexile: 850. (China)

Marsden, Carolyn. The Buddha's diamonds. Candlewick Press, 2008. Ages 9-12. (Vietnam)

Marsden, Carolyn. Silk umbrellas. Candlewick Press, 2004. Ages 8-12. (Thailand)

Marsden, Carolyn. When heaven fell. Candlewick Press, 2007. Ages 8-12. (Vietnam)

McCaughrean, Geraldine. The kite rider: a novel. HarperCollins, 2002. Ages 10-14. Lexile: 900. (China)

Meehan, Kierin. Hannah's winter. Kane/Miller Book Publishers, 2009. Ages 9-14. Lexile: 740. (Japan)

Miyabe, Miyuki. Brave Story. Translated by Alexander O. Smith. U.S. edition: Viz Media, 2007. Ages 10-14.

Neuberger, Anne E. The girl-son. Carolrhoda, 1995. Ages 10-14. (Korea)

Ogiwara, Noriko. Dragon sword and wind child. Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1993. Ages 12 and up. (Japan)

Park, Linda Sue. Archer's quest. Clarion Books, 2006. Ages 9 - 12. Lexile 690. (Korea)

Park, Linda Sue. The kite fighters. Clarion Books, 2000. Ages 10 - 14. Lexile: 880. (Korea)

Park, Linda Sue. When my name was Keoko. Clarion Books, 2002. Ages 10 - 15. Lexile: 610. (Korea)

Paterson, Katherine. The master puppeteer. Crowell, 1975. Ages 10 - 14. Lexile: 860. (Japan)

Paterson, Katherine. Of nightingales that weep. Harper Trophy, 1974. Ages 9 - 11. Lexile: 950. (Japan)

Paterson, Katherine. Rebels of the heavenly kingdom. E.P. Dutton, 1983. Ages 8 - 12. Lexile: 890. (China)

Paterson, Katherine. The sign of the chrysanthemum. Harper & Row, 1988.Ages 10 - 14. (Japan)

Patt, Beverly. Best friends forever: a World War II scrapbook. Marshall Cavendish, 2009. Ages 10 - 14. (Japan)

Perkins, Mitali. Bamboo people: a novel. Charlesbridge, 2010. Ages 11 - 14. Lexile: 680. (Burma)

Perkins, Mitali. Rickshaw Girl. Illustrated by Jamie Hogan. Charlesbridge, 2007. 91 pages. Ages 8-10. Lexile: 730. (Bangladesh)

Pray, Ralph. Jingu: The hidden princess. Shen's Books, 2001. Ages 9 - 12. (Japan)

Smith, Roland. Elephant run. Hyperion Books for Children, 2007. Ages 10 - 14. Lexile: 750. (Burma)

Snow, Maya. Sisters of the sword. HarperCollins, 2008. Ages 10 - 14. Lexile: 840. (Japan)

Thompson, Holly. Orchards. Delacorte Press, 2011. Ages 12 - 15. (Japan)

Watkins, Yoko Kawashima. My brother, my sister, and I. Simon & Schuster, 1994. Sequel to: So far from the bamboo grove. Ages 10 - 14. Lexile: 750. (Japan)

Watkins, Yoko Kawashima. So far from the bamboo grove. Beech Tree Books, 1994. Ages 10 - 14. Lexile: 730. (Japan)

Whitesel, Cheryl Aylward. Blue fingers: a ninja's tale. Clarion Books, 2004. Lexile: 800. Ages 10 - 14. (Japan)

Wilson, Diane Lee. I rode a horse of milk white jade. HarperTrophy, 1999. Ages 11 - 15. Lexile: 1010. (Mongolia)

Yep, Laurence. Spring Pearl: the last flower. Pleasant Co. Publications, 2002. Ages 10 - 14. Lexile 720. (China)

Yep, Laurence. The magic paintbrush. HarperCollins, 2000. Ages 8 - 12. Lexile: 440. (China)

Yue, Guo. Little Leap Forward: a boy in Beijing. Barefoot Books, 2008. Ages 8 - 11. Lexile: 810. (China)

Yumoto, Kazumi. The friends. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1996. Ages 10 - 14. Lexile: 710. (Japan)