San Francisco Chinatown a guide to its history and architecture
San Francisco Chinatown a guide to its history and architecture is written by architect and Chinese American studies pioneer Philip Choy, the book details the triumphs and tragedies of the Chinese American experience in the United States.
The dragon's child a story of Angel Island
The dragon's child a story of Angel Island is written by Yep Kathleen, the book states in 1922, ten-year-old Gim Lew reluctantly leaves his village in China to accompany his father to America, but before they go he must prepare for a grueling test that he must pass--without stuttering--at California's Angel Island, where strict officials strive to keep out unwanted immigrants; Including facts about immigration from China and the experiences of the author's family.
Snow flower and the secret fan
Snow flower and the secret fan is written by See Lisa, the book is concerns a story set in nineteenth-century China and focusing on the life-long friendship between two girls who develop their own secret code as a way to contend with the rigid social norms imposed on women. The two girls experience the painful process of foot binding at the same time.
The Chinese experience in America
The Chinese experience in America is written by Shih-shan henry tsai. He treats the nineteenth-century immigration experience, the development of early Chinese communities, American exclusion and the difficulties of living in the shadow