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American Born Chinese

American Born Chinese

Illustrated by:
Lark Pien
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Fiction
Published:
2006
Awards:
2006
National Book Award, Young People's Literature
2006
Printz Award (YA literary excellence)

Three storylines — contemporary and mythic — intersect in this tale of a boy who is not comfortable with his culture or himself. This fresh, sometimes surprising, revealing novel is told in image and text. This graphic novel was the first of its format to win the Printz Award for best work of Young Adult Literature.

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