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Xu, Kenny

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Even in the midst of a nationwide surge of bias and incidents against them, Asians from coast to coast have quietly assumed mastery of the nation's technical and intellectual machinery and become essential American workers. Yet, they've been forced to do so in the face of policy proposals-written in the name of diversity-excluding them from the upper ranks of the elite. Going beyond the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Diversion Books 2021

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Summary: Based on the acclaimed movie, this is an episodic series that tells the story of a group of black students navigating the daily slights and slippery politics of life at an Ivy League college that's not nearly as post-racial as it thinks.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV DEA

Iloh, Candice

Summary: "Ada" means first daughter, means oldest girl, means most pressure. When Ada leaves home for her freshman year at a historical Black college, it's the first time that she's been able to make her own choices. As she stumbles deeper into the world of dance and explores her sexuality, she also begins to wrestle with her past-- her mother's struggle with addiction, her Nigerian father's attempts to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Books 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC ILO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: YA FIC ILO

Quach, Michelle

Summary: Eliza Quan is the perfect candidate for editor in chief of her school paper-- until ex-jock Len DiMartile decides on a whim to run against her. Suddenly her vast qualifications mean squat because inexperienced Len just seems more like a leader. When Eliza's frustration spills out in a viral essay, she finds herself inspiring a feminist movement she never meant to start, caught between those who...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books 2021

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Chao, Gloria

Summary: Chloe Wang is nervous to introduce her parents to her boyfriend, because the truth is, she hasn't met him yet either. She hired him from Rent for Your 'Rents, a company specializing in providing fake boyfriends trained to impress even the most traditional Asian parents. Drew Chan's passion is art, but after his parents cut him off for dropping out of college to pursue his dreams, he became a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster BFYR 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC CHA

Bausum, Ann

Summary: Explores the March Against Fear, a protest started by James Meredith and taken up by other civil rights leaders after Meredith was shot.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Partners 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 323 BAU

Garrett, Kent

Summary: The untold story of the Harvard class of '63, whose Black students fought to create their own identities on the cusp between integration and affirmative action. In the fall of 1959, Harvard recruited eighteen 'Negro' boys as an early form of affirmative action. Four years later they would graduate as African Americans. Some fifty years later, one of these trailblazing Harvard grads, Kent...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 378.1 GAR

Summary: Melvin B. Tolson is a professor at Wiley College in Texas. Wiley is a small African-American college. In 1935, Tolson inspired students to form the school's first debate team. Tolson turns a group of underdog students into a historically elite debate team which goes on to challenge Harvard in the national championship. Inspired by a true story.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Co. 2008

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3 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA GRE

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Great 2008

Zhao, Katie

Summary: Nancy Luo, Krystal Choi, Akil Patel, and Alexander Lin, juniors at Manhattan's elite Sinclair Prep, are forced to confront their secrets after Jamie Ruan, once their closest friend, is found dead.--Provided by Publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC ZHA

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC ZHA

Lee, Erika.

Summary: "The definitive history of Asian Americans by one of the nation's preeminent scholars on the subject. In the past fifty years, Asian Americans have helped change the face of America and are now the fastest growing group in the United States. But as award-winning historian Erika Lee reminds us, Asian Americans also have deep roots in the country. The Making of Asian America tells the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 LEE

Yen, Jennifer

Summary: Smart, kind, and pretty, Liza Yang dreams big and never shies away from a challenge. But her mom compares her to older sister Jeannie, and sees Liza as stubborn, rebellious, and determined to push back against all of Mrs. Yang's traditional values, especially when it comes to dating. The one thing they agree on is their love of baking. Mrs. Yang is the owner of Houston's popular Yin & Yang...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Razorbill 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC YEN

Abboud, Soo Kim.

Summary: Offers a study of the practices, values, and ideals that promote academic, professional, and personal success among Asian Americans, explaining how to instill a love of learning, how to get youngsters excited about school, how to guide a child's personalchoices with encouraging initiative and independence, and how to help children set worthwhile long-term goals.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Books 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649.7 ABB

Lee, Chang-rae

Summary: "From the award-winning author of NATIVE SPEAKER and ON SUCH A FULL SEA, a brilliant, exuberant and entertaining story of a young American whose life is transformed when a Chinese-American businessman suddenly takes him under his wing on a global adventure"-- Tiller is an average American college student with a good heart but minimal aspirations. Pong Lou is a larger-than-life, wildly creative...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC LEE

Tough, Paul

Summary: "The best-selling author of How Children Succeed returns with a devastatingly powerful, mind-changing inquiry into higher education in the United States"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 378.1 TOU

Kann, Claire

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Summary: Alice's last girlfriend, Margo, ended things when Alice confessed she's asexual. Now Alice is sure she's done with dating ... and then she meets Takumi. She can't stop thinking about him or the rom-com-grade romance feelings she did not ask for. When herblissful summer takes an unexpected turn and Takumi becomes her knight with a shiny library-employee badge, Alice has to decide if she's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Swoon Reads 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC KAN

Long, Mark

Summary: This semi-autobiographical tale is set in 1967 Texas, against the backdrop of the fight for civil rights. A white family from a notoriously racist neighborhood in the suburbs and a black family from its poorest ward cross Houston's color line, overcoming humiliation, degradation, and violence to win the freedom of five black college students unjustly charged with the murder of a policeman.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2012

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1 available in Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 LON

ONeal, Anthony

Summary: "What every parent needs to know in order to pay cash for college. Most people believe that student loans are the only way to pay for college. That's why we have a $1.5 trillion student loan crisis in the US and over 40 million Americans are saddled with student loan debt. But there is another way. Debt Free Degree teaches parents how their kid can graduate from college without debt, even if...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ramsey Press 2019

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Gilbert, Kelly Loy

Summary: Knowing that the friendships she depends on will change when her parents split up, Beth witnesses a private act of violence in her crush's home before forging a pact with her friends to offer support in the face of a life-altering decision.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster/BFYR 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC GIL

Kim, Hyun Sook

Summary: "The autobiography of a South Korean woman's student days under an authoritarian regime, and how she defied state censorship. When Kim Hyun Sook started college in 1983 she was ready for her world to open up. After acing her exams and sort-of convincing her traditional mother that it was a good idea for a woman to go to college, she looked forward to soaking up the ideas of Western Literature...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Iron Circus Comics 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 921 KIM

Smith, Juliana "Jewels"

Summary: "This unflinching visual and literary tour-de-force tackles the most pressing issues of the day--including racism, patriarchy, gentrification, police violence, and the housing crisis--with humor and biting satire. When gentrification strikes the neighborhood surrounding Ronald Reagan University, Naima Pepper recruits a group of disgruntled undergrads of color to launch the first and only...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PM Press 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Oversize, Call number: YA 741.5 SMI

Goudsouzian, Aram.

Summary: "The engrossing story of a march that became the key turning point in the history of the civil rights movement On June 5, 1966, the civil rights hero James Meredith left Memphis, Tennessee, on foot. Setting off toward Jackson, Mississippi, he hoped his march would promote Black voter registration and defy racism. The next day, he was shot by a mysterious white man and transferred to a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 323.11 Goudsouzian 2014

Garrett, Kent

Summary: "The untold story of the Harvard class of '63, whose Black students fought to create their own identities on the cusp between integration and affirmative action. In the fall of 1959, Harvard recruited eighteen "Negro" boys as an experiment, an early formof affirmative action. Four years later they would graduate as African Americans. Some fifty years later, one of these trailblazing Harvard...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 378.1 GAR

Moffett, Jennifer

Summary: Emily expected to spend freshman year strolling through the ivy-covered campus with new friends, finally feeling like she belonged. Instead, she walks the campus alone, still not having found her place or her people so far away from home. Then the Kingdom, an exclusive on-campus group, offers everything Emily expected of college and more: acceptance, friends, a potential boyfriend, and a chance...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2020

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Grande, Reyna

Summary: From bestselling author Reyna Grandewhose remarkable memoir The Distance Between Us has become required reading in schools across the country comes an inspiring account of one woman's quest to find her place in America as a first-generation Latina university student and aspiring writer determined to build a new life for her family one fearless word at a time. When Reyna Grande was nine years...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GRANDE, REYNA GRA

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