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Asian Americans: History of Asians in America
History of different Asian ethnic groups in America
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Title: Southeast Asian Americans
Author: Wachtel, Alan
ISBN: 9780761443124
Call Number: j305.895 W114S
Notes: An overview of Southeast Asian-Americans, with a special emphasis on Vietnamese Americans and Filipino Americans.

 
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Title: Yellow: Race in America Beyond Black and White
Author: Wu, Frank H.
ISBN: 0465006396
Call Number: 305.895 W95y
Notes: This book explores issues of racial diversity regarding Asian-Americans from historical events to prejudice, stereotypes, and contemporary matters such as immigration and globalization.

 
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Title: American Born Chinese
Author: Yang, Gene Luen
ISBN: 1596431520
Call Number: Teen Fiction
Notes: This award winning graphic novel (Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature, National Book Award Finalist) presents a touching parable of one boy’s journey towards self-acceptance, in a unique blend of Chinese folklore and modern-day storytelling.