Jewish-American and Asian and Pacific-American Heritage Month

In May we celebrate Jewish-American Heritage Month and Asian and Pacific-American Heritage Month.

All of the books listed are shelved within the display on the first floor of the library and may be checked out!

Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Books:

Juvenile Collection

American dragons : twenty-five Asian American voices / edited by Laurence Yep. Call Number:  FIC.AM348AM

American eyes : new Asian-American short stories for young adults / edited by Lori M. Carlson ; introduction by Cynthia Kodahata. Call Number:FIC.AM25C1994

Children of the river / Linda Crew. Call Number: FIC.C8664CH

Dia’s story cloth / written by Dia Cha ; stitched by Chue and Nhia Thao Cha ; compendium by Joyce Herold. Call Number: 973.0495C34D

Made in the South Pacific : arts of the sea people / Christine Price. Call Number: 709P931

Zen and the art of faking it / by Jordan Sonnenblick. Call Number: FICSo592z2007

General Collection

America’s Asia : racial form and American literature, 1893-1945 / Colleen Lye. Call Number: PS159.A85L942005

Asian-American heritage; an anthology of prose and poetry / Edited by David Hsin-Fu Wand. Call Number: PS508.A8W3

The Columbia documentary history of the Asian American experience / edited by Franklin Odo. Call Number: E184. O6 C63 2002

Domestic violence in Asian American communities : a cultural overview / Tuyen D. Nguyen. Call Number: HV6626.2.D6752005

Eating identities : reading food in Asian American literature / Wenying Xu. Call Number: PS153.A84X82008

From concentration camp to campus : Japanese American students and World War II / Allan W. Austin. Call Number: D769.8.A6A942004

New faiths, old fears : Muslims and other Asian immigrants in American religious life / Bruce B. Lawrence. Call Number: BL2525.L392002

Sexual naturalization : Asian Americans and miscegenation / Susan Koshy. Call Number: PS374.M53K672004

Unsettled visions : contemporary Asian American artists and the social imaginary / Margo Machida. Call Number: N6538.A83M372008

Jewish-American Heritage Books:

Juvenile Collection

The Golem : a Jewish legend / Beverly Brodsky McDermott. Call Number: 398.2M143

Hana’s suitcase : a true story / by Karen Levine. Call Number: 940.5318.L5785h2003

Heroes of American Jewish history / by Deborah Karp. Edited by Benjamin Efron. Picture editor: Sol Scharfstein. Call Number: 920K12814

Remember the days : a short history of the Jewish American / Milton Meltzer ; illustrated by Harvey Dinnerstein. Call Number: 917.306M496

General Collection

1,201 questions and answers about Judaism / David C. Gross. Call Number: BM570.G681992

The blood of Abraham / Jimmy Carter. Call Number: DS63.1.C371985

Engendering Judaism : an inclusive theology and ethics / Rachel Adler. Call Number: BM729.W6A291999

Everyman’s Talmud / with an introd. to the new American ed. by Boaz Cohen. BM504.C6

The holocaust and the literary imagination / Lawrence L. Langer. Call Number: PN56.3.J4L3

The Holocaust in American life / Peter Novick. Call Number: D804.45.U55N681999

Jewish holiday crafts / by Joyce Becker. Call Number: 745.5B388

Jewish publishing in America : the impact of Jewish writing on American culture / Charles A. Madison. Call Number: Z473.M214

Mishpokhe : a study of New York City Jewish family clubs / William E. Mitchell ; foreword by Marshall. Call Number: F128.9.J5M5

New lives : survivors of the holocaust living in America / Dorothy Rabinowitz. Call Number: D810.J4R3

The nine questions people ask about Judaism / by Dennis Prager and Joseph Telushkin ; foreword by Herman Wouk. Call Number: MB565.P71981

The politics of indecision : origins and implications of American involvement with the Palestine problem / by Daniel Tschirgi. Call Number: E183.8.I731983

Remember the days : a short history of the Jewish American / Milton Meltzer ; illustrated by Harvey Dinnerstein.
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