Celebrate Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage

Posted on May 17th, 2021 by

Join us in celebrating Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month in May. Below is a sampling of resources on AAPI heritage in the library, including decolonial travel guides, memoirs, novels and graphic novels, plays, films, current news, and primary sources.

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Detours: A Decolonial Guide to Hawai’i
edited by Hokulani K. Aikau and Vernadette Vicuña Gonzalez
New Title Shelf DU624.5 .D486 2019

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Stealing Buddha’s Dinner: A Memoir
by Bich Minh Nguyen
General Collection CT275.N523 A3 2008

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The Late Homecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir
by Kao Kalia Yang (Minnesota author)
General Collection E184.H55 Y36 2008
Ebook

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They Called Us Enemy
by George Takei (Graphic novel)
Diversity Display D769.8.A6 T355 2019

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This One Summer
by Mariko Tamaki and Jillian Tamaki (Graphic novel)
General Collection PN6733.T34 T45 2014

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Little Fires Everywhere: A Novel
by Celeste Ng
General Collection PS3614.G83 L58 2017

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Disgraced: A Play
by Ayad Akhtar
General Collection PS3601.K53 D57 2013

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Crazy Rich Asians directed by Jon M. Chu
Streaming (available until August 2021)

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Special Report: Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month (Current news)

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Archives Unbound: Japanese-American Relocation Camp Newspapers: Perspectives on Day-to-Day Life (Primary Source)

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