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6 edition of Extraordinary Asian Pacific Americans found in the catalog.

Extraordinary Asian Pacific Americans

by Susan Sinnott

  • 400 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Childrens Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Pacific Islander Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Asian Americans.,
  • Pacific Islander Americans.

  • About the Edition

    Biographical sketches of notable Asian Americans and Pacific Americans, including cinematographer James Howe, scholar and politician S. I. Hayakawa, and novelist Amy Tan.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (255-261) and index.

    Statementby Susan Sinnott ; consultants, S.E. Solberg, Brian Niiya.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE184.O6 S56 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination270 p. :
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1404524M
    ISBN 10051603152X
    LC Control Number93012678
    OCLC/WorldCa27810058

    The Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association (APALA) was founded in by librarians of diverse Asian/Pacific ancestries committed to working together toward a common goal: to create an organization that would address the needs of Asian/Pacific American librarians and those who serve Asian/Pacific American communities. New Book Discussion: The Lucky Ones: One Family and the Extraordinary Invention of Chinese America Speakers: Author: Mae Ngai, Professor of History, Columbia University; Commentator: Franklin Odo, Director, Asian Pacific American Program, Smithsonian Institution.

    The Asian/Pacific American Awards for Literature (APAAL) are a set of literary awards presented annually by the Asian Pacific American Librarians Association (APALA). The APALA was formed in "to create an organization that would address the needs of Asian/Pacific American librarians and those who serve Asian/Pacific American communities.". Front Desk written by Kelly Yang, and published by Arthur A. Levine Books (Scholastic), is the Asian/Pacific American Award for Children’s Literature winner. Debut author Kelly Yang draws from personal experience to create a humorous and poignant novel, Front Desk, centering on year-old Mia who manages a motel with her immigrant parents.

      Andrea Rogers: I Read Asian and Pacific Islander American Books. photo credit Roy Thomas. Debbie Michiko Florence is a third generation Japanese American with many fond memories of her family’s traditions and of growing up in California. Reading about how other multigenerational Japanese Americans developed annual mochi making traditions led. CORPORAL HIROSHI MIYAMURA by George Akimoto, In Congress directed the Secretary of the Army to conduct a review of all Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders who were awarded the Distinguished Service Cross in World War II "to determine whether any such award should be upgraded to the Medal of Honor.".


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