If you like Starfisher by Yep, you might like...

Project Mulberry
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson
So Far from the Bamboo Grove
The Clay Marble
The Jungle Books: Jungle Book AND Second Jungle Book
The Secret Garden
Island of the Blue Dolphins
Sing Down the Moon
The Sign of the Beaver
Honeysuckle House by Andrea Cheng
Yoshiko Uchida's series: A Jar of Dreams, The Best Bad Thing, and
The Happiest Ending.