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Stories Beyond Borders: A Chinese American and Diasporic Reading List

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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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This Place Is Still Beautiful

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Margaret and Annalie find themselves on opposite sides when a racist slur is written on their garage door. As the sisters navigate their bubbling emotions, the widening gulf between them threatens to upheave their family dynamics. This is one of the…


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Superman Smashes the Klan

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In 1946, Lan-Shin (Roberta) Lee and her family move out of Chinatown to central Metropolis and attempt to fit in with the neighbors. But when the Klan begins harassing the Lees, Roberta teams up with new friends to help Superman take down the Klan in…

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Silence that Binds Us

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Life turns upside down for May when Danny, her brother, commits suicide. The news sends shockwaves through their community, and whispers soon start blaming May's parents for putting "too much pressure" on Danny. May, adamantly intent on protecting…


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Picture Us in the Light

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Danny Cheng is a senior in high school ready to head off to his dream college in the fall. When long-held family secrets come to light, Danny must make a journey into his past to accept his future. This is one of the books on the CALA/YALSA…


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Messy Roots: A Graphic Memoir of a Wuhanese American

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Laura just wants to join the basketball team and fit in. Weaving fond memories as a child in Wuhan, China, with coming-of-age struggles in Texas, this poignant graphic memoir delves into the nuances of identity and reflects on what it takes to truly…


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The Legend of Auntie Po

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Mei and her father work in an 1885 Nevada logging camp. Mei enjoys cooking for her camp family, developing feelings for Bee, and telling tall tales of Auntie Po. That is, until the company demands that the camp stops hiring Chinese workers in the…


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Last Night at the Telegraph Club

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Seventeen-year-old Chinese American Lily Hu embarks on a journey of self-awakening during the 1950s Red Scare in San Francisco’s Chinatown. She develops a tender and romantic relationship with white classmate Kathleen as they explore and find…

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Bridge Cultures and Promote Diversity: A Chinese American Librarian's Experience

What can a Chinese American librarian do to help promote diversity? This may not be a difficult question for Asian Studies librarians or librarians working in libraries whose patrons are mostly ethnic minorities. But for a Chinese American librarian…

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