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The CALA Annual Jing Liao Award for the Best Research

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"The pursuit of excellence in research and service was what defined the career of Jing Liao (1954-2011), a long-time CALA member and a devoted and accomplished librarian at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The establishment of this…

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ALA - CALA Family Literacy Focus Project (2013-2015)

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This is a capture of the ALA - CALA Family Literacy Focus Project (2013-2015)'s archived website. The original website was defacted by a cyberattack to CALA's server in 2015. This capture is from the best archived version of a rebuilt since the site…

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Your Place in the Universe

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"Most eight-year-olds are about five times as tall as this book . . . but only half as tall as an ostrich, which is half as tall as a giraffe . . . twenty times smaller than a California Redwood! How do they compare to the tallest buildings? To Mt.…

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Chinatown Pretty

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"Chinatown Pretty features beautiful portraits and heartwarming stories of trend-setting seniors across six Chinatowns. Andria Lo and Valerie Luu have been interviewing and photographing Chinatown's most fashionable elders on their blog and…

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Ghosts of Gold Mountain: The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad

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Gordon Chang, a history professor at Stanford and co-director of the Chinese Railroad Workers in North American Project, wrote the remarkable book Ghosts of Gold Mountain: The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad which…

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Exhalation

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The collection, entitled Exhalation, written by science fiction author Ted Chiang was published by Alfred A. Knopf in 2019. It includes nine unique and fascinating short stories. Among them, seven stories had been published before and won Hugo and…

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Front Desk

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"Author Kelly Yang tells a story about the family of Chinese immigrants who has been struggling with every day’s life, from the view of a ten-year-old girl who takes over the front desk of a motel that her parents manage. With her parents, this…

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The Shadow in the Moon

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"The author brings together several important Chinese cultural elements into this little children’s book: fairy tales, moon stories, shooting down the suns, moon cakes etc. The author did a good job by rendering them into a readable story." This book…

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Hollywood Made in China

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"This book comes highly recommended in the academia for the study of film/media and Sino-US relations as well as for professionals in the media industry. It also examines the new collaborations of Sino-US media with insightful policy analysis,…

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曹冲称象

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"This is a juvenile literature book of retelling of a traditional Chinese story to English-speaking kids and excellent illustration with accurate period details for costume, architecture, etc. Also a wonderful tie-in with STEM curriculum with…

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