May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, so Smiley Library is offering a sampling of our books as a celebration of those Americans of Asian and Pacific islands descent. Read summaries and reviews of the selected books, listed below, by accessing our catalog through the books’ links.
We also recommend https://asianpacificheritage.gov/ to connect with online events, exhibits, and collections.
A rather broad term, Asian/Pacific encompasses all of the Asian continent and the Pacific islands of Melanesia (New Guinea, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji and the Solomon Islands), Micronesia (Marianas, Guam, Wake Island, Palau, Marshall Islands, Kiribati, Nauru and the Federated States of Micronesia) and Polynesia (New Zealand, Hawaiian Islands, Rotuma, Midway Islands, Samoa, American Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu, Cook Islands, French Polynesia and Easter Island).
Minor feelings : an Asian American reckoning / Hong, Cathy Park