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As her parents' arguments become more frequent, Robin looks forward to the visits that she and her grandmother make to Chinatown, where they pretend to be an elderly cook's family, giving Robin new insight into her Chinese heritage.
A gentle story of a group of Japanese children meeting two American soldiers a year after the war... a very special book.
The fate of a 200-year-old bonsai tree is decided by a young girl and an old Japanese Canadian gardener who resists being imprisoned in an internment camp after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Sequel to "All the Children Were Sent Away."
"Ghosts, music, and poltergeists blend in this satisfying story, rich in Chinese and Jewish culture... The theme of knowing one's own heritage in order to know and appreciate others is handled nicely." - School Library Journal
Bon Odori Dancer, illustrated by Caroline Yaoby Mccoy, Karen Kawamoto
Seventh grader Jin-Ha finds her adjustment to life in America complicated by her mother's difficulty in learning to speak English.
Thirteen-year-old Mai and her family embark on a dangerous sea voyage from Vietnam to Hong Kong to escape the unpredictable and often brutal Vietnamese government.
Feast of Lanternsby Say, Allen
Different authors give their life views on growing up Asian American.
Emi, a Japanese-American in the second grade, is sent with her family to an internment camp during World War II, but the loss of the bracelet her best friend has given her proves that she does not need a physical reminder of that friendship.
Brocaded Slippers and Other Vietnamese Talesby Mai, Vo-Dinh
On the morning of August 6, 1945, an American bomber, the Enola Gay, roars down the runway of the Pacific island, Tinian. Its target is Hiroshima, Japan. Its cargo is an atom bomb.
Discusses the history, culture, and religion of the Filipinos, factors encouraging their emigration; and their acceptance as an ethnic group in North America.
Kiri, a Japanese American girl who loves to draw and paint, tries to use the origami set she received for her birthday. Includes instructions for making an origami butterfly.
As she tries to enjoy her senior year and choose which college she will attend, Korean American Ellen Sung must deal with the prejudice of some of her classmates and pressure from her parents to get good grades.
The Journey: Japanese Americans, Racism, and Renewalby Hamanaka, Sheila
Buzz, illustrated by Margaret Chodos-Irvineby Wong, Janet S.
This is the first book of poems by a young Asian-American poet
This is a story of a boy who came from China looking for gold and the American Dream. This is part of the "My name is America" series.
The Grapes of Mathby Tang, Greg
In 1949 four Chinese women, drawn together by the shadow of their past, begin meeting in San Francisco to play mah jong, invest in stocks, eat dim sum, and tell stories.
Charlie likes char siu bao, Chinese pork buns. He doesn't just like them, he LOVES them! He has them everyday for lunch. But his friends want him to eat something more normal.