This week we spotlight some Southeast Asia-focused books for our young adult readers (or those young at heart).
This week we highlight children's books on Lunar New Year in Southeast Asia.
From Komodo Dragons to Elephants, check out this week's bookshelf spotlight!
Laskar Pelangi, is a film adaptation of Andrea Hirata's best-selling literary work based on his childhood memories that first appeared on shelves in 2004.
Brutus follows the journey of two Mangyan children to the lowlands to deliver a load of illegal lumber and tackles several pertinent subjects such as the degradation of the forests by the proliferati...
A thoughtful portrayal of the relationship between a father and a son, Jermal explores themes of social and physical exclusion and the pain of growing up.
Flower in the Pocket is a strangely beautiful and funny ode to neglected human beings. It's a sonnet to people who have nothing and yet seek nothing.
Ten-year-old Orked is the kind of kid who confronts bullies she sees harassing smaller children, but hides under her bed when the neighborhood girls try to recruit her to join in their game of "weddi...
An effeminate 12-year-old who dutifully plays mother to his criminal father and older siblings experiences a crisis ...
Holy Lola is the story of Pierre (Jacques Gamblin) and Geraldine (Isabelle Carre), a young couple from rural France who travel to Cambodia to adopt a child.