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It's Asian Heritage Month! Check Out The Books We Recommend.

Books Recommended by Valerie Smith, LPLS Public Services Coordiinator

5/14/2014 -- May is National Asian Heritage Month!


Pacific Islanders, Native Hawaiians and Asian Americans are all spotlighted this month.


Check out the books we recommend as we celebrate the occasion!


Books are available through your Lorain Public Library System.




National Asian Heritage Month Books

List Compiled by Valerie Smith, LPLS Public Services Coordiinator


• The Racial Middle: Latinos and Asian Americans Living Beyond the Racial Divide by Eileen O'Brien


• Uncle Swami: South Asians in America Today by Vijay Prashad


• Asian Americans in the Twenty-First Century: Oral Histories of First- To Fourth-Generation Americans from China, Japan, India, Korea, the Philippines, Vietnam, and Laos by Joann Faung Jean Lee


• The Asian Diet: Simple Secrets for Eating Right, Losing Weight, and Being Well by Jason Bussell


• The Asian Pacific American Heritage: A Companion to Literature and Arts by George Leonard


• The Asian Vegan Kitchen: Authentic and Appetizing Dishes from a Continent of Rich Flavors by Hema Parekh