American born Chinese

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All Jin Wang wants is to fit in. When his family moves to a new neighbourhood, he suddenly finds that he's the only Chinese-American student at his school. Jocks and 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...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...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...These three apparently unrelated tales come together with an unexpected twist, in a modern fable that is hilarious, poignant, and action-packed.
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ISBN:
9781596431522
9780312384487
159643208
9781429969369
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
Full title american born chinese
Author yang gene luen
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-20 22:58:42PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-20 00:19:21AM

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author Gene Luen Yang
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display_description Alternates three interrelated stories about the problems of young Chinese Americans trying to participate in the popular culture. Presented in comic book format.
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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