Stories Beyond Borders: A Chinese American and Diasporic Reading List

Title

Stories Beyond Borders: A Chinese American and Diasporic Reading List

Description

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 world, these empowering stories transcend borders and reflect the multifaceted experiences of our communities, leading us toward a brighter future full of hope, harmony, and unchecked possibilities. This celebratory reading list is formed through a collaboration between the Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA) and the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) in consultation with the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC). The CALA/YALSA Taskforce members are Crystal Chen, Melody Leung, Jen Woo, Cathy Andronik, Christy Lau, Susen Shi, and Amy Chow. Books are selected based on their authenticity, accuracy, appeal, and creativity. Recent publications between 2020–2022 are prioritized due to their relevance. Some older books are included due to their historical influence and continued significance to Chinese American youth literature and are marked with an asterisk (*). The Taskforce recognizes the deep complexity of a Chinese American and diasporic experience across geopolitical boundaries and thus took an inclusive approach to selection whenever possible.

Creator

Chen, Crystal; Leung, Melody; Woo, Jen; Shi, Susen; Chow, Amy; Lau, Christy; Andronik, Cathy

Publisher

Chinese American Librarians Association

Date

2023-03-15

Contributor

Chi, Allison; Kuo, Julia

Rights

This resource may be protected by copyright. You may make use of this resource, with proper attribution, for educational and other non-commercial uses only. Permission to reproduce the resource beyond the bounds of Fair Use or other exemptions to copyright law must be obtained from the copyright holder.

Format

8.5 inches x 11 inches

Language

eng

Type

Text; Document; Pamphlets

Date Created

2023-03-03

Extent

10 pages

Bibliographic Citation

Chen, C., Leung, M., Woo, J., Shi, S., Chow, A., Lau, C., Andronik, Chi, A., & Kuo, J. (2023). Stories Beyond Borders: A Chinese American and Diasporic Reading List. The Chinese American Librarians Association. Retrieved from http://bit.ly/storiesbeyond

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Files

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

Citation

Crystal Chen, “Stories Beyond Borders: A Chinese American and Diasporic Reading List,” CALASYS - CALA Academic Resources & Repository System, accessed April 12, 2024, https://ir.cala-web.org/items/show/1108.