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Understanding Asian American and Pacific Islander Experience: Resource List


Santa Clara County Library District Recommended Reading for All Ages: Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

All You Can Ever Know by Nicole Chung

America Is In The Heart by Carlos Bulosan

Asian American Dreams by Helen Zia

China Men by Maxine Hong Kingston

From a Whisper to a Rallying Cry by Paula Yoo

I Hotel by Karen Tei Yamashita

It Began With a Page by Kyo Maclear and Julie Morstad

Interior Chinatown by Charles Yu

Managing Multicultural Lives: Asian Americans and the Challenge of Multiple Identities and Asian America by Pawan Dhingra

Minor Feelings by Cathy Park Hong

Multiracial Identity and Racial Politics in the United States by Natalie Masuoka

Native Speaker by Chang-Rae Lee

Strangers from a Different Shore by Ronald Takaki

The Making of Asian America by Erika Lee

The Myth of the Model Minority by Rosalind S. Chou and Joe R. Feagin

The Politics of Belonging: Race, Public Opinion and Immigration by Natalie Masuoka and Jane Junn

This Time Will Be Different by Misa Sugiura

They Called Us Enemy by George Takei, Justin Eisinger, and Steve Scott

Yellow Peril! edited by John Kuo Wei Tchen and Dylan Yeats

Yellow: Race in America Beyond Black and White by Frank Wu