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ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH

Fresh off the boat : a memoir All you can ever know : a memoir  Patriot number one : American dreams in Chinatown The unwinding of the miracle : a memoir of life, death, and everything that comes after Big little man : in search of my Asian self Wise guy : lessons from a life

 

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 Asian & Pacific cities, insider's guides, travel excursions, shopping and more.

  • 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.

  • Novelist Plus  
    Recommendations for Asian Pacific American books, audiobooks, and more.

 

      ACCESS DATABASES FROM HOME In Library Use Only

 

 

WEBSITES

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month – a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. A rather broad term, Asian/Pacific encompasses all of the Asian continent and the Pacific islands of Melanesia (New Guinea, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji and the Solomon Islands), Micronesia (Marianas, Guam, Wake Island, Palau, Marshall Islands, Kiribati, Nauru and the Federated States of Micronesia) and Polynesia (New Zealand, Hawaiian Islands, Rotuma, Midway Islands, Samoa, American Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu, Cook Islands, French Polynesia and Easter Island).

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

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