The House on Lemon Street - Japanese
Pioneers and the American Dream by Mark Howland Rawitsch
In search of the American dream, Jukichi and Ken Harada purchased a house on Lemon Street in Riverside, CA in 1915. Attempts from the community to block the sale to Japanese Americans brought about the first Japanese American court test of the California Alien Land Law of 1913.
Remembering Silme Domingo and Gene
Viernes - the Legacy of Filipino American
Labor Activism by Ron Chew
Domingo and Viernes were Alaskeros -Filipino Americans who worked in the Alaskan Fish Canneries. They were union reformers durning the 1970s Civil Rights Era Asian American
movement fighting for workers rights and
I.M. Pei - Architect of Time, Place, and
Purpose by Jill Rubalcaba
Acclaimed architect Ieoh Ming Pei was born in China in 1917, in a time of warlords, missionaries, and mandarins. This book
chronicles his beginings and the stories behind six of his most celebrated buildings.
Lulu in the Sky - A daughter of Cambodia
finds love, healing, and double happiness by Luong Ung
In two previous memoirs, Luong told the story of her life as a child soldier in war torn Cambodia, then as a refugee in Vermont. In the third volume of her memoirs she returns to the Cambodian village of her birth in a journey of healing and love.
A Queen's Journey - An unfinished novel
about Hawaii's last monarch by James D. Houston
The last work of celebrated author James D.
Houston tells the story of Hawaii's last queen
Colors of Confinement - Rare Kodachrome
Photographs of Japanese American
incarceration in World War II by Bill Manbo
Bill Manbo and his family were incarcerated at
Heart Mountain, Wyoming during WW II.
Manbo documented the routine life there
as well as celebrations -- using
the newly developed kodachrome film.
The Reeducation of Cherry Truong by Aimee Phan
An epic family tale set in Vietnam, France,
and the United States. 21-year-old Cherry
travels to her family's homeland to untangle
family secrets, hidden loves, and stories of
lives torn apart by war.