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Distinguished Asian Americans

A Biographical Dictionary

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Published by Greenwood Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bibliographies, catalogues, discographies,
  • Dictionaries of biography (Who"s Who),
  • Ethnic studies,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Sociology,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • USA,
  • Ethnic Cultures - General,
  • Minority Studies - Ethnic American,
  • Reference,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • History / United States / 20th Century,
  • Asian Americans,
  • Biography,
  • Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDorothy Cordova (Adapter), Stephen S. Fugita (Adapter), Franklin Ng (Adapter), Jane Singh (Adapter), Hyung-chan Kim (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages448
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10419608M
    ISBN 100313289026
    ISBN 109780313289026

    Randolph Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children: Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature. The award promotes Asian/Pacific American culture and heritage and is awarded based on literary and artistic merit. The award offers three youth categories including Picture Book, Children’s Literature and. An Anthology of Asian-American Writers.” “Asian America,” Chin, Chan, Inada, and Wong wrote in the book’s preface, “so long ignored and forcibly excluded from creative participation in Author: Hua Hsu.

      In the years after, Asian-American life changed enormously, with the population swelling from less than one per cent of all Americans, in , to . Related Post: 12 Books to Help Children Understand Islamic Faith and Culture The Name Jar by Yangsook Choi. The Name Jar explores the pain that many Asian American immigrants experience when it comes to others correctly saying their names. Unhei is an immigrant child who has just moved to the U.S. from Korea.

    The Caldecott Medal was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children. Medal Winner.   Despite its subtitle, “An Asian American Reckoning,” the book takes up much of its word count discussing others. “I feel compelled .


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