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American born Chinese

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Gene Luen Yang is the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature and is a MacArthur Fellow, a recipient of what's popularly known as the MacArthur "Genius" Grant.

A tour-de-force by New York Times bestselling graphic novelist Gene Yang, American Born Chinese tells the story of three apparently unrelated characters: Jin Wang, who moves to a new neighborhood with his family only to discover that he's 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 Danny's life with his yearly visits. Their lives and stories come together with an unexpected twist in this action-packed modern fable. American Born Chinese is an amazing ride, all the way up to the astonishing climax.

American Born Chinese is the winner of the 2007 Michael L. Printz Award, a 2006 National Book Award Finalist for Young People's Literature, the winner of the 2007 Eisner Award for Best Graphic Album: New, an Eisner Award nominee for Best Coloring, a 2007 Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year, and a New York Times bestseller.

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ISBN:
9781596431522
9781429969369
9780312384487
159643208
Reading Level:
MG+
Level 3.3, 1 Points
Lexile measure:
GN: Graphic Novel 530L
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Grouped Work ID cb9df63d-0ca3-3399-2085-79e03881010f
Grouping Title american born chinese
Grouping Author yang gene luen
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-11-14 23:20:07PM
Last Indexed 2018-11-15 00:08:56AM

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subject_facet Cartoons and comics, Chinese Americans -- Comic books, strips, etc, Graphic novels, Identity (Psychology) -- Comic books, strips, etc, Michael L. Printz Award -- 2007, Schools -- Fiction
title_display American born Chinese
title_full American Born Chinese, American born Chinese / Gene Luen Yang ; color by Lark Pien, American born Chinese / Gene Yanf ; coloring by Larn Pin
title_short American born Chinese
title_sub
topic_facet Cartoons and comics, Chinese Americans, Comic and Graphic Books, Identity (Psychology), Michael L. Printz Award, Schools, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature