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

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
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The story of three apparently unrelated characters: Jin Wang, who moves to a new neighborhood with his family only to discover that hes the only Chinese-American student at his new school; the powerful Monkey King, subject of one of the oldest and greatest Chinese fables; and Chin-Kee, a personification of the ultimate negative Chinese stereotype, who is ruining his cousin Dannys life with his yearly visits
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Illustration
Award
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2006
  • Eisner Awards, Best Graphic Album - New, 2007.
  • Michael L. Printz Award, 2007.
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2006.
  • YALSA Great Graphic Novels for Teens, 2007
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2007
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2013.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
147509
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Yang, Gene Luen
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Pien, Lark
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chinese Americans
  • Identity (Psychology)
  • Schools
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
American born Chinese, Gene Luen Yang ; color by Lark Pien
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0659/2005058105-b.html
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
233 pages
Isbn
9780312384487
Isbn Type
(softcov.)
Lccn
2005058105
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
GRAPHIC NOVEL
Other control number
9781596431522
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • ocm63295041
  • OCoLC
Label
American born Chinese, Gene Luen Yang ; color by Lark Pien
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0659/2005058105-b.html
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
233 pages
Isbn
9780312384487
Isbn Type
(softcov.)
Lccn
2005058105
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
GRAPHIC NOVEL
Other control number
9781596431522
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • ocm63295041
  • OCoLC

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