Filipino American History Month in October

Filipino American History Month is an annual commemoration of the first recorded presence of Filipinos in the continental United States. In Hawaii, the first Filipino plantation workers--15 of them called sakadas--arrived in Honolulu on December 20th, 1906. Their arrival marked the beginning of a wave of Filipino immigrants in the islands.

Check out these amazing books that highlight the collective and diverse experiences of Filipinos in America through their stories, culture, history, struggles, and contributions.

When Lola Visits
When Lola Visits

When Lola Visits

$17.99

Balikbayan: A Filipino Homecoming
Balikbayan: A Filipino Homecoming

Balikbayan: A Filipino Homecoming

$12.95

Brown Skin, White Minds: Filipino -/ American Postcolonial Psychology
Brown Skin, White Minds: Filipino -/ American Postcolonial Psychology
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Brown Skin, White Minds: Filipino -/ American Postcolonial Psychology

$29.99

Land of Forgotten Girls
Land of Forgotten Girls

Land of Forgotten Girls

$6.99

Homicide and Halo-Halo (A Tita Rosie's Kitchen Mystery #2)
Homicide and Halo-Halo (A Tita Rosie's Kitchen Mystery #2)

Homicide and Halo-Halo (A Tita Rosie's Kitchen Mystery #2)

$16.00

Filipinx: Heritage Recipes from the Diaspora
Filipinx: Heritage Recipes from the Diaspora
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Filipinx: Heritage Recipes from the Diaspora

$40.00

Cora Cooks Pancit
Cora Cooks Pancit

Cora Cooks Pancit

$10.95

Rolling the R's
Rolling the R's

Rolling the R's

$16.95

The Angel of Santo Tomas: The Story of Fe del Mundo
The Angel of Santo Tomas: The Story of Fe del Mundo

The Angel of Santo Tomas: The Story of Fe del Mundo

$16.95

Filipino-American Kitchen: Traditional Recipes, Contemporary Flavors, The
Filipino-American Kitchen: Traditional Recipes, Contemporary Flavors, The

Filipino-American Kitchen: Traditional Recipes, Contemporary Flavors, The

$12.99

I Am a Filipino: And This Is How We Cook
I Am a Filipino: And This Is How We Cook
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I Am a Filipino: And This Is How We Cook

$35.00

Filipino Children's Favorite Stories: Fables, Myths and Fairy Tales
Filipino Children's Favorite Stories: Fables, Myths and Fairy Tales
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Filipino Children's Favorite Stories: Fables, Myths and Fairy Tales

$14.99

Brown Boy Nowhere
Brown Boy Nowhere

Brown Boy Nowhere

$16.99