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American born Chinese, Gene Luen Yang ; color by Lark Pien

Label
American born Chinese
Title
American born Chinese
Statement of responsibility
Gene Luen Yang ; color by Lark Pien
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Alternates three interrelated stories about the problems of young Chinese Americans trying to participate in the popular culture. Presented in comic book format"--Title page verso
Awards note
  • Cybil Award, Graphic novels (ages 13 and up), 2006
  • National Book Award for Young People's Literature Finalist, 2006.
  • Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature, 2007.
Dewey number
741.5/973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Interest level
MG
LC call number
PN6727.Y36
LC item number
A54 2006
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
Reading level
3.3
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
Target audience
adolescent
American born Chinese, Gene Luen Yang ; color by Lark Pien
Label
American born Chinese, Gene Luen Yang ; color by Lark Pien
Publication
Copyright
Note
Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature, 2007
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Story 1: "All Jin Wing wants is to fit in. When his family moves to a new neighborhood, he suddenly finds that he's the only Chinese American student at the school. Jocki and his bullies pick on him constantly, and he has hardly any friends. Then, to make matters worse, he falls in love with an all-American girl." Story 2: "Born to rule over all the monkeys in the world, the story of the Monkey King is one of the oldest and greatest Chinese fables. Adored by his subjects, master of the arts of kung-fu, he is the most powerful monkey on Earth. But the Monkey King doesn't want to be a monkey. He wants to be hailed as a god ..." Story 3: "Chin-Kee is the ultimate negative Chinese stereotype, and he's ruining his cousin Danny's life. Danny's a basketball player, a popular kid at school, but every year Chin-Kee comes to visit, and every year Danny has to transfer to a new school to escape the shame. This year, though, things quickly go from bad to worse" -- Publisher's description
Control code
ocm63295041
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Dimensions
23 cm
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Extent
233 pages
Isbn
9781596432086
Lccn
2005058105
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
chiefly color illustrations

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