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American Born Chinese

Author/Illustrator: Gene Yang Publisher: First Second Books Grade levels: 6-8, 9-12 Subject: Social Studies Genre: Fiction Special Attractions: Multicultural lead characters, Teen lead characters, Social issues, For adults, too Synopsis:  Jin Wang starts at a new school where he’s the only Chinese-American student. When a boy from Taiwan joins his class, Jin doesn’t want to be associated with an FOB like him. Jin just wants to be an all-American boy, because he’s in love with an all-American girl. Danny is an all-American boy: great at basketball, popular with the girls. But his obnoxious Chinese cousin Chin-Kee’s annual visit is such […] Read More