Asian Americans: History of Asians in America
History of different Asian ethnic groups in America

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American Born Chinese by Yang, Gene Luen
Notes: This award winning graphic novel (Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature, National Book Award Finalist) presents a touching parable of one boy’s journey towards self-acceptance, in a unique blend of Chinese folklore and modern-day storytelling.
ISBN: 1596431520
Callnumber: Teen Fiction
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Yellow: Race in America Beyond Black and White by Wu, Frank H.
Notes: This book explores issues of racial diversity regarding Asian-Americans from historical events to prejudice, stereotypes, and contemporary matters such as immigration and globalization.
ISBN: 0465006396
Callnumber: 305.895 W95y
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Strangers at The Gates Again: Asian American Immigration Since 1965 by Takaki, Ronald
Notes: A fascinating account of Asian-American immigrants (including Chinese, Filipino, Korean, India, and Southeast Asia), refugees, and their lives after coming to America.
ISBN: 0791021904
Callnumber: 325.2509 T139s
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Forbidden Workers: Illegal Chinese Immigrants and American Labor by Kwong, Peter
Notes: This book explores the forces behind Chinese immigration and U.S. labor practices, in a variety of communities from San Francisco to New York, and includes work based on interviews with workers and activists.
ISBN: 156584355X
Callnumber: 331.651 K979f
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Atlas of Asian-American History by Avakian, Monique
Notes: This easily accessible volume, filled with beautiful photographs, charts, and sidebars, traces the history of Asians in America, from the first waves of immigration up through their experience during World War II and the modern day.
ISBN: 0816036993
Callnumber: 973.0495 Av12 a
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The Chinese In America: A Narrative History by Chang, Iris
Notes: A sweeping and thorough account of the Chinese experience in America, dealing with identity, overcoming obstacles, contributions to the arts and culture, and redefining what it means to be an American.
ISBN: 0670031232
Callnumber: 973.0495 C362e
Growing Up Asian American: Stories of Childhood, Adolescence and Coming of Age in America by Hong, Maria
Notes: 32 Asian American writers describe their experiences growing up from the 1800's to the 1900's.
ISBN: 0380724189
Callnumber: 810.98 G919ua2
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The Korean Americans by Lehrer, Brian
Notes: Explores the history, culture, and religion of the Koreans in America.
ISBN: 079103352X
Callnumber: J305.8957 L529K
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Remembering Manzanar: Life in a Japanese Relocation Camp by Cooper, Michael L.
Notes: Uses firsthand accounts, oral histories, and essays from school newspapers and yearbooks to tell the story of the Japanese Americans who were sent to live in government-run internments camps during World War II.
ISBN: 0618067787
Callnumber: J940.5472 C786R
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Planet India: How the Fastest Growing Democracy Is Transforming America and the World by Kamdar, Mira
Notes: Discover the transformations taking place in India and their impact on America.
ISBN: 9780743296854
Callnumber: 303.4825 K128p