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Growing Up Asian American in Young Adult Fiction

Ymitri Mathison


Growing Up Asian American in Young Adult Fiction focuses on moving beyond stereotypes to examine how Asian American children and adolescents define their unique identities. For these kids, being or considered to be American becomes a challenge in itself as they assert their Asian and American identities; claim their own ethnic identity, be they an immigrant or American-born; and negotiate their ethnic communities. Chapters focus on primary texts from many ethnicities, such as Chinese, Korean, Filipino, Japanese, Vietnamese, South Asian, and Hawaiian. Individual chapters crossing cultural, ling ... More

Keywords: Asian American, Adolescents, Identity, Interstitial, Assimilation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781496815064
Published to University Press of Mississippi: May 2019 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781496815064.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ymitri Mathison, editor
Prairie View A&M University

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