by Nick Kleese When Donna Jo Napoli touched down in Minneapolis, the November sun was just beginning to break the eastern horizon. It would rise into a nearly cloudless day and bring some warmth to the crisp, cool weather that had settled over campus. So, too, did Donna Jo bring joy and and illumination to…
A story of memories and dream-sharing, Sáenz’s picturebook offers a window on intergenerational transmission of cultural heritage that will resonate with a generation of bicultural children in the U.S., such as, Latinx, Mexican, Mexican-American, Chicano, and Hispanic children.
A sweet coming-of-age romance that includes, but does not center around, the heroine’s Korean heritage. To read this story is to fall in love with Lara Jean Covey, the boy who captures her heart, and her relationship with her two sisters.
How do we deal with the relationship between ourselves and the people we do not like? How can an America-Born Chinese girl solve the cultural identity problem? The Great Wall of Lucy Wu uses the story of a Chinese girl who is born in the US to tell you all of the answers.
How do you communicate with someone when you share no common language? And what do you do when that person is family? These are some challenges that many immigrant families face and must overcome.
Nimona is quirky comic that was originally a web comic that gained a large following and eventually published to good reviews. With a focus on friendship, belonging and dynamic artwork it’s a fun read.