The Legend of Auntie Po

Title

The Legend of Auntie Po

Description

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 wake of the Chinese Exclusion Act. This lively graphic novel is told with watercolor washes over black outlines. This is one of the books on the CALA/YALSA Taskforce's "Stories Beyond Borders: A Chinese American and Diasporic Reading List."

Creator

Khor, Shing Yin

Publisher

Kikila

Date

2021-06-15

Language

eng

Type

text
book

Identifier

9780525554899

Date Created

2021-06-15

Is Part Of

Stories Beyond Borders: A Chinese American and Diasporic Reading List

Spatial Coverage

United States

Temporal Coverage

19th Century

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Citation

Khor, Shing Yin, “The Legend of Auntie Po,” CALASYS - CALA Academic Resources & Repository System, accessed April 12, 2024, https://ir.cala-web.org/items/show/1096.