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Yang, Kelly

Summary: "A lyrical nonfiction picture book featuring eighteen Asian American changemakers and two pivotal moments in Asian American history, illustrated by fifteen renowned Asian and Asian American artists"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 YAN

Hirahara, Naomi

Summary: "We Are Here celebrates 30 of the most influential Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in U.S. history"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: RP Kids 2022

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Amara, Philip

Summary: "This is an illustrated children's anthology of noteworthy Asian Americans: 20 groundbreaking men and women from diverse backgrounds and vocations"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 AMA

Hong, Cathy Park

Summary: "Asian Americans inhabit a purgatorial status: neither white enough nor black enough, unmentioned in most conversations about racial identity. In the popular imagination, Asian Americans are all high-achieving professionals. But in reality, this is the most economically divided group in the country, a tenuous alliance of people with roots from South Asia to East Asia to the Pacific Islands,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: One World 2020

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Sen, Sharmila

Summary: At the age of 12, Sharmila Sen emigrated from India to the U.S. The year was 1982, and everywhere she turned, she was asked to self-report her race: on INS forms, at the doctor's office, in middle school. Never identifying with a race in the India of her childhood, she rejects her new "not quite" designation: not quite white, not quite black, not quite Asian, and spends much of her life...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SEN, SHARMILA SEN

Wong, Alice

3 holds on 2 copies

Summary: Drawing on a collection of original essays, previously published work, conversations, graphics, photos, commissioned art by disabled and Asian American artists, and more, Alice uses her unique talent to share an impressionistic scrapbook of her life as an Asian American disabled activist, community organizer, media maker, and dreamer. From her love of food and pop culture to her unwavering...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WON

Cho, Margaret.

Contents: Disc One So good to be home -- Karl Lagerfeld -- I am a fag hag -- Chippendales -- Gay porn -- Lesbians love whale watching -- Are you gay? -- Grandma and Grandpa -- Disc Two Once upon a time I had myown tv show -- KKK-Mart -- Saved by the Gong -- Fatty choices -- Gwen -- "Margaret Cho, you're a star!" -- Mother's Day -- But I'm a size 4 -- Chow-like Cho diet-- Koren a̲merican role model --...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Nettwerk America 2003

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COMEDY/SPOKEN CHO

Khor, Shing Yin

Summary: "An illustrated comic travelogue about an American immigrant driving alone through all that's left of "The Mother Road," Route 66"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zest Books 2019

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

Choy, Catherine Ceniza

Summary: "Asian American Histories of the United States illuminates how an over-century-long history of Asian migration, labor, and community formation in the United States is fundamental to understanding the American experience and its existential crises of the early twenty-first century"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2022

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 973.0495 CHO

Hsu, Hua

Summary: "From the New Yorker staff writer Hua Hsu, a gripping memoir on friendship, grief, the search for self, and the solace that can be found through art. In the eyes of 18-year-old Hua Hsu, the problem with Ken-with his passion for Dave Matthews, Abercrombie & Fitch, and his fraternity-is that he is exactly like everyone else. Ken, whose Japanese American family has been in the United States for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2022

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HSU, HUA HSU

Tizon, Alex.

Summary: "A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist's memoir, in the spirit of Richard Rodriquez's Hunger for Memory and Nathan McCall's Makes Me Wanna Holler--an intimate look at the mythology, experience, and psyche of the Asian American male"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TIZON, ALEX TIZ

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 New Non-fiction, Call number: 973 LEE

Heredia, David

Summary: "This book introduces preschoolers to 50 men and women of color who have changed the world."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD HER

Gao, Laura

Summary: Seamlessly toggling between past and present, this funny graphic memoir follows a queer Chinese American's immigration to Texas where she just wants to make the basketball team, escape Chinese school, and figure out why she is attracted to girls.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, Harper Alley 2022

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

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

Kang, Jay Caspian

Summary: "A riveting blend of family history and original reportage by a conversation-starting writer for The New York Times Magazine that explores-and reimagines-Asian American identity in a Black and white world. In 1965, a new immigration law lifted a century of restrictions against Asian immigrants to the United States. Nobody, including the lawmakers who passed the bill, expected it to transform...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.895 KAN

Hope, Bradley

Summary: "A gripping account of an Ivy League activist-turned-fugitive and his clandestine effort to subvert the North Korean regime, a heart-pounding tale of a self-taught operative and his high-stakes attempt to change the world. In the early 2000s, Adrian Hong was a soft-spoken Yale undergraduate looking for his place in the world. After reading a harrowing account of life inside North Korea, he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2022

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Loh-Hagan, Virginia

Summary: "Following the alphabet, poetry and expository text explain and showcase the cultural traditions and contributions of Asian Americans throughout U.S. history. Topics include traditions in food, family, and social celebrations, as well as key moments in history and milestone achievements"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2022

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1 available in JE Concept Crates, Call number: JE LOH

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