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American Born Chinese

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A tour-de-force by rising indy comics star 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 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 and a 2007 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

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Last Grouping Update2021-10-23 01:38:20AM
Last Indexed2021-10-23 02:02:01AM
Novelist Primary ISBN9781596431522

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A tour-de-force by rising indy comics star 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 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 and a 2007 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

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subject_facetCartoons and comics
Chinese Americans -- Comic books, strips, etc
Chinese Americans -- Fiction
Chinese Americans -- Juvenile fiction
Chinesen
Comic books, strips, etc
Graphic novels
Graphic novels -- United States
Identity (Philosophical concept) -- Comic books, strips, etc
Identity -- Fiction
Kulturelle Identität
Schools -- Comic books, strips, etc
Schools -- Fiction
Schule
USA
Young adult fiction
Young adult fictionn
title_displayAmerican Born Chinese
title_fullAmerican Born Chinese
American born Chinese / Gene Luen Yang ; color by Lark Pien
title_shortAmerican Born Chinese
topic_facetCartoons and comics
Chinese Americans
Chinesen
Comic and Graphic Books
Identity
Identity (Philosophical concept)
Kulturelle Identität
Schools
Schule
Young Adult Fiction
Young Adult Literature
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ISBN:
9781596433731
9781466805460
9781596431522
9780312384487
9781596432086
Accelerated Reader:
MG+
Level 3.3, 1 Points
Lexile measure:
GN: Graphic Novel 530L