The Pull of Family

With more and more people being immunized, conversations are increasingly turning to how and when people will be able to see their family members. Some people are already meeting up while others are making plans or are still just dreaming about seeing their loved ones. All of this had me thinking about books I’ve read involving a journey to find/see family or even to visit their ancestral home. Here are a few I’ve read and enjoyed.

Loveboat, Taipei by Abigail Hing Wen
[Jessica’s Review]



Summer of the Mariposas by Guadalupe Garcia McCall
Tu Books
[Audrey’s Review]



Patron Saints of Nothing by Randy Ribay
[Group Discussion]



Elatsoe by Darcie Little Badger and Rovina Cai
Levine Querido
[Interview with Author]



Heiress Apparently by Diana Ma
Harry N. Abrams




Silver Phoenix and Fury of the Phoenix by Cindy Pon
Greenwillow Books



American Road Trip by Patrick Flores-Scott
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
[Crystal’s Review]



Love from A to Z by S.K. Ali
Salaam Reads
[Crystal’s Review]



Now That I’ve Found You by Kristina Forest
Roaring Brook Press




The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R. Pan
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
[Crystal’s Review]



Darius the Great is Not Okay by Adib Khorram
Dial Books
[Interview with Adib Khorram]



Forward Me Back to You by Mitali Perkins
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr)




I Love You So Mochi by Sarah Kuhn
Scholastic Press
[Author Interview]



Between the Deep Blue Sea and Me by Lurline Wailana McGregor
Kamehameha Schools Press




Do you know of more titles that fit this list? Let us know in the comments. We’re always happy to learn about new books.