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Stories Beyond Borders: Developing the Chinese American and Diasporic Reading List

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Created to commemorate the Chinese American Librarians Association’s (CALA) 50th Anniversary, the Stories Beyond Borders list features children’s, middle grade, and teen books centering Chinese American and diasporic voices. The list was formed…

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Stories Beyond Borders: A Chinese American and Diasporic Reading List

Stories Beyond Border - A Chinese American and Diasporic Reading List.pdf
Created to commemorate the Chinese American Librarians Association’s 50th Anniversary, Stories Beyond Borders features children’s, middle grade, and young adult books centering Chinese American and diasporic voices. Rooted in different parts of the…

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Ling and Ting: Not Exactly the Same

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Humor and lightness follow the twins Ling and Ting as they show the reader how alike and different they are to one another. Simple, direct phrases make the story accessible to early readers, and the depiction of the twins in bold colors and outlines…

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Let's Do Everything and Nothing

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Surrounded by shades of peaceful blue punctuated by radiating reds and yellows, the relationship of a mother and daughter is portrayed against a backdrop of limitless sky, adventurous seas, and sweet domesticity. The mother and daughter’s warmth and…

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I Dream of Popo

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A child in Taiwan loves spending time with her Popo. When the family immigrates to San Diego, the connection between the child and Popo is separated by a vast ocean. Mandarin phrases are featured throughout this story about finding expressions of…

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The Flamingo: A Graphic Novel Chapter Book

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A little girl visits her Lao Lao and builds fun and fantastical memories during their beach vacation in this beautifully rendered, nearly wordless graphic novel. This is one of the books on the CALA/YALSA Taskforce's "Stories Beyond Borders: A…

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The Fearless Flights of Hazel Ying Lee

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Despite both gender and racial barriers during her time, Hazel Ying Lee was determined to fly. This charmingly illustrated and moving account details how Lee became one of the first Chinese American women to fly for the U.S. Women Airforce Service…

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Eyes that Kiss in the Corners

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Children of Asian descent are empowered to be proud of who they are through striking illustrations and poetic affirming text. Each book goes beyond cultural specifics and focuses on how that strength gives the child a more bright and autonomous…

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The Best Kind of Mooncake

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When a stranger from a faraway land arrives hungry, a child's mother gives him their precious double yolk mooncake. This act of kindness prompts other vendors to give enough to help the man get on his feet. With kindness, the favor is returned in a…

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Amy Wu and the Warm Welcome

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This is the third book in the Amy Wu series. Amy is learning all about being Chinese American. Throughout this series, she learns how “imperfect” is actually perfect when it comes to folding baos, how having different ideas than her peers (like what…

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