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  • A thrilling Korean-inspired space opera

    For kids in 3rd-7th grade

    Sebin, a young tiger spirit, wants to join the Space Forces and, like their Uncle Hwan, captain a battle cruiser. When Sebin's acceptance letter arrives, it's accompanied by the shocking news that Hwan has been declared a traitor. Hwan abandoned his duty to steal a magical artifact, the Dragon Pearl, and his whereabouts are unknown. Sebin hopes to help clear their hero's name and restore honor to the clan.

    Book cover - Tiger Honor
  • Who do you see when you look in the mirror?

    Read aloud and discuss with children

    With dazzling illustrations, this moving ode to the immigrant experience is a tribute to self-love for Chinese American children. It is a jubilant celebration of accepting who you are.

    Book cover - I am Golden
  • How Much of These Hills Is Gold

    For adults

    Newly orphaned children of immigrants, Lucy and Sam are suddenly alone in a land that disapproves of their existence. Fleeing the threats of their western mining town, they set off to bury their father in the only way that will set them free from their past. Along the way, they encounter giant buffalo bones, tiger paw prints, and the spirits of a devastated landscape as well as family secrets, sibling rivalry, and glimpses of a different kind of future.

    Book cover - How much of these Hills is Gold
  • The Making of Asian America

    For adults

    The Making of Asian America shows how generations of Asian immigrants and their American-born descendants have made and remade Asian American life, from sailors who came on the first trans-Pacific ships in the 1500s to the Japanese Americans incarcerated during World War II. Over the past fifty years, a new Asian America has emerged out of community activism and the arrival of new immigrants and refugees.

    Book cover - The Making of Asian America

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Online Anti-Racism Book Group

The Online Anti-Racism Book Group is intended to communally clarify our thinking on race, racism, and anti-racism through discussion. Anyone is welcome to join; the discussion materials are best suited for adults and teens. Hosted monthly by Hillsboro Public Library, Brookwood.

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