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Paper Son: One Man's Story (Asian American History & Cultu) by Tung Chin. $26.95. notloseyourself.c.... Publisher: Temple University Press (October 2, 2000). Publication Date: October 2, 2000. Series: Asian American History & Cultu. In this remarkable memoir, Tung Pok Chin casts light on the largely hidden experience of those Chinese who immigrated to this country with false documents during th...

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Chinese American Transnationalism: The Flow of People, Resources (Asian American History & Cultu) by Sucheng Chan. $20.31. 314 pages. Publisher: Temple University Press (December 28, 2005). Author: Sucheng Chan

Early American Country Homes: A Return to Simpler Living by Tim Tanner. $25.32. Publisher: Gibbs Smith (October 1, 2011). Publication: October 1, 2011. Author: Tim Tanner. 160 pages

The Laughing Boomer: Retire from Work - Gear Up for Living! by Mahara Sinclaire. $15.95. Publication: October 8, 2010. Publisher: Autumn Publications (October 8, 2010)

Chinese American woman's dress, 1930s Many objects collected by the National Museum of American History document how ethnic traditions are preserved, passed on, and adapted. In 1992 curators acquired a collection of artifacts used by the family of Lee B. Lok, who immigrated to the United States from China in 1881 as a young boy. The collection also includes oral history interviews with Lee's children about their experiences growing up as Chinese Americans in New York City's Chinatown. This page gives a brief overview of Chinese American history with links to four other more specific subject areas: Angel Island, US immigration, US Foreign Policy, and China. There are links to helpful video and audio clips.

1ST LT. FRED GONG (CENTER), LEAD BOMBADIER ON B-17 FLYING FORTRESS DURING WWII While Pearl Harbor cast suspicion on Japanese Americans, it resulted in a more positive attitude about Chinese Americans. Suddenly, China was America's ally and Chinese Americans became the "good Asians." As patriotic fever swept through the country, thousands of Chinese American men enlisted. Credit: Chinese Historical Society of Southern California

On Gold Mountain by….Chinese American writer, Lisa See about her mixed race Chinese American family history.

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Christina Katerina & the Box by Patricia Lee Gauch. $7.95. Publisher: Boyds Mills Press; Reprint edition (April 1, 2012). Reading level: Ages 4 and up. Publication: April 1, 2012