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Celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

A few favorites from the Asian Pacific Resource Center.

List created by the Linda Fernandes, Asian Pacific Resource Center Librarian (April 2015). You can see last year's lists here.

Find more reading suggestions at Books & More.

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The Next American Revolution: Sustainable Activisim for the Twenty-First Century by Grace Lee Boggs

99-year-old Grace Lee Boggs, daughter of Chinese immigrants, transcended class and racial boundaries to become a major voice for human rights and social activisim.

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Asian Refugees in America: Narratives of Escape and Adaptation by Eleanor Herz Swent

Oral history based on interviews of Asian immigrants conducted for over thirty years.

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Unsettled Visions: Contemporary Asian American Artists and the Social Imaginary by Margo Machida

An engrossing exploration of contemporary Asian American Art Visual Art.

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A Chinaman's Chance: One Family's Journey and the Chinese American Dream by Eric Liu

Combines childhood memories and musings on the Chinese American experience - past, present and future,

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Aspiring to Home: South Asians in America by Bakirathi Mani

How do immigrant communties form? What does it mean to belong? Bakirathi Mani explores these questions by focusing on cultural works by first and second generation South Asians -- including works by Juumpa Lahiri and Mira Nair.