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ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH

They called us enemy
On Earth we're briefly gorgeous : a novel
The atlas of reds and blues : a novel
 Everything I never told you
Exit west : a novel
 Djinn patrol on the purple line : a novel


 

DATABASES


  • AtoZ World Food
    A comprehensive food database that contains traditional recipes for Asian & Pacific countries.

  • AtoZ World Travel
    A comprehensive resource with information about points of interest, cities, insider’s guides, travel excursions, shopping and more, including Asian & Pacific cities.

  • Biography in Context
    Biographical essays on the world's most influential people, including Asian Pacific Americans.

  • Books & Authors
    Find books to read about Asian Pacific Americans.

  • Diversity Studies  
    The database provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that explore cultural differences, contributions, and influences in the global community.

  • Pop Culture  
    An extensive database to research topics in social science, history, art or liberal arts that analyze and contribute to popular culture, including Asian Pacific American heritage.

 

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WEBSITES


Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month – a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States.

DC Asian Pacific American Film Festival
The mission of the DC Asian Pacific American Film Festival is to bring attention to the creative output from Asian Pacific American (APA) communities and encourage the artistic development of APA talent, arts, and films in the greater Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Region. In 2020, the film festival will be online.

Asia Society
Asia Society is the leading educational organization dedicated to promoting mutual understanding and strengthening partnerships among peoples, leaders, and institutions of Asia and the United States in a global context.

Association for Asian American Studies
The Association for Asian American Studies is devoted to promoting research and teaching in the field.

Library of Congress Asian Reading Room
With over 2.8 million books, it is one of the most comprehensive collections of Asian language materials outside of Asia.

NAAAP - Washington, D.C.
The National Association of Asian American Professionals is a nonprofit professional organization that promotes the career advancement and leadership development of Asian American professionals in all fields.

National Park Service
The National Park Service maintains an itinerary of sites in the United States, many National Historic Landmarks, that highlight the stories of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

PBS: Ancestors in the Americas
This site provides a comprehensive list of high quality resources related to Asisan American heritage.

Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center
A migratory museum that brings history, art and culture to you through innovative museum experiences and digital initiatives.

 


 

KIDS AND YA BOOKS


 

Distinguished Asian Americans
Ming goes to school
 
Moana
Lucy and Linh
 
 Jake Shimabukuro
House of the red fish