Children of Asian America
Polychrome Publishing Corporation, Feb 1, 1995 - Photography - 93 pages
An anthology exploring childhood from 10 Asian ethnic communities: Bangladeshi, Cambodian, Chinese, Filipino, Indian, Japanese, Korean, Laotian, Pakistani, Thai, Vietnamese, plus bi-racial and pan-Asian American. Not your typical stories for a Foreign people from a far away land, this collection of soon to be "classic" Asian American children's stories and photographs captures the diversity of the Asian American community and celebrates twelve years (one full lunar cycle) of the Asian American community coalition. The Asian American Coalition is a coalition of Asian American community organizations based in the metropolitan Chicago area. Its members are dedicated to working together to address the needs and concerns of the Asian American community and to educate others about this diverse community. 120 pages, hardbound with paper jacked; with black and white photographs by Gene H. Mayeda. For ages ll and up/grades 5 and up. Names Pick of the Lists. "This is a book for all Asian Americans and their friends...(and) can help all of us deal with the complex identity of being Asian American.' ...an engaging piece of literature, punctuated throughout with captivating photos." - Northwest Asian Weekly.
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