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  • Subject is exactly "Graphic novel"

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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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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American Born Chinese

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Jin Wang is bullied and alienated at his school for being the only Chinese American student. When a new Taiwanese student enrolls, Jin grapples with complicated feelings. Three stories intertwine in this iconic coming-of-age graphic novel, leading to…

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Living with Viola

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Olivia Tong's anxiety takes the form of a ghostly and mean inner voice named Viola. Viola is there to create self-doubt, feed on Livy's fears, and interfere when Livy begins to make friends. Livy wonders if her parents will understand her requests…

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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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