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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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Stories Beyond Borders: A Chinese American and Diasporic Reading List

Stories Beyond Border - A Chinese American and Diasporic Reading List.pdf
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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These Violent Delights

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The Scarlet Gang and the White Flowers have been at war in Shanghai for generations. When bodies start piling up and a mysterious entity lurks in the shadow, two feuding families must come together to find answers. This is one of the books on the…

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A Taste for Love

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High school senior Liza Yang and her mom can agree on one thing: baking. That is, until Liza realizes that the annual junior baking competition sponsored by her family's bakery is actually a front to find Liza a nice Asian American man to date. This…

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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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The Dragon's Promise

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This is the second book in the Six Crimson Cranes duology. When a terrible curse befalls her six brothers, Princess Shiori of Kiata must embrace her magical abilities in order to save them in this folklore-inspired fantasy adventure. Along the way,…

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Six Crimson Cranes

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When a terrible curse befalls her six brothers, Princess Shiori of Kiata must embrace her magical abilities in order to save them in this folklore-inspired fantasy adventure. Along the way, she meets new friends—and new loves—and learns that not all…

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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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