Asian Americans

Asian American resources for teens, cultural traditions and celebrations, biographies on famous Asian Americans, history of different Asian ethnic groups in America, lesson plans for teachers to explore a variety of Asian cultures, Asian ancestry, and information and resources for the local Asian American community.

Asian Americans


Resources to Combat Anti-Asian Racism by FreeLibrary

After the recent racist attacks against Asian Americans in Atlanta, and the increase in Anti-Asian violence and discrimination during the pandemic, we call for solidarity with AAPI communities and to fight back against white supremacy. We hope these resources from our catalog will start much needed dialogue about the long history of hate in America and how we as a society can combat and eradicate racism in all its forms.

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Asian Pacific American Heritage Month by FreeLibrary

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Celebrate the culture, traditions, and history of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States with these titles from our collections.

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Asian Cooking (7 items)

The cooking and foods of Asia promise exotic flavors for some and a taste of home for others. Here is a selection of titles focusing on South and Southwest Asian cuisine. Get cooking!

Asian American Children's Books (9 items)

Great books that feature Asian characters.

Asian American Historical Fiction and Nonfiction for Teens (29 items)

Recommended historical fiction and nonfiction for middle and high school students.

Famous Asian Americans (9 items)

Biographies and collective biographies on Asian Americans.

Asians American History, Cultural Traditions, and Celebrations (19 items)

History of different Asian ethnic groups in America and background on Asian cultural traditions and holidays.