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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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Promoting Chinese Cultural Heritage in the Working Environment and the Community

As Chinese American librarians, it is our mission to promote Chinese cultural heritage to help maintain our identity and roots. To integrate this vision into the working environment as well as the community requires dedication, creativity and…

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Lily Li’s Speech on the Commemoration of the Richard Tze-Chung and Dorothy In-Lan Wang Li Library Pavilion

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Speech delivered by Lily Li, daughter of Dorothy Li and the late Dr. Tze-Chung Li, at the commemoration of the Richard Tze-Chung and Dorothy In-Lan Wang Li Library Pavilion at the Dominican University on November 2, 2022. Includes photos taken at…

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Lily Li’s Memorial Speech on Dr. Tze-Chung Li

Lily Li, daughter of Dorothy Li and the late Dr. Tze-Chung Li, shared her memorial speech on Dr. Tze-Chung Li's passing

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Gold Mountain

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When her brother passes away and her father is jailed for treason, Ling Fan must find a way to save her family. Disguised as her twin brother, Ling Fan travels to America to work for the Central Pacific Railroad Company. However, trouble brews…


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The Downstairs Girl

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Clever, quick-witted, pun-loving Jo Kuan works as a housemaid by day and secretly writes as the town’s newspaper advice columnist by night. Everyone wants to discover the identity of the forward-thinking author of “Dear Miss Sweetie,” but what would…

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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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The Secret Battle of Evan Pao

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Evan Pao and his family move to Haddington, Virginia, a southern town obsessed with their ties to the Civil War. As a Chinese American, Evan searches for a way to fit into the school’s annual Civil War reenactment, leading him to a surprising…

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Talented eleven-year-old Robin Lee must quit dance lessons in order to save money and bring Robin's grandmother from China. Frustration mounts when her grandmother arrives and butts heads with Robin while favoring her brother. Her grandmother’s stay…

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Maizy Chen's Last Chance

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Twelve-year-old Maizy spends the summer at her grandparents’ Chinese restaurant in Minnesota. Along with general summer drama, Maizy also hears Opa's story of Lucky's immigration journey little by little. Maizy learns about her family's secrets and…

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