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Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in May!

Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in May!

Celebrating National Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month!

Asian and Pacific American Heritage Month is a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. A rather broad term, Asian/Pacific encompasses the Asian continent and the Pacific islands of Melanesia (New Guinea, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji, and the Solomon Islands), Micronesia (Marianas, Guam, Wake Island, Palau, Marshall Islands, Kiribati, Nauru and the Federated States of Micronesia) and Polynesia (New Zealand, Hawaiian Islands, Rotuma, Midway Islands, Samoa, American Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu, Cook Islands, French Polynesia, and Easter Island).

Join us in celebrating National Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month! Stop by the Waldport Public Library and check out a few books on Asian American and Pacific Islander heritage and culture.  Search our Chinook Library Network to find specific books and order them online. Library2Go has audio and eBooks on Asian American and Pacific Islander heritage, culture, and history.

Asian and Pacific Islander Authors or Stories:

  • The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen
  • Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
  • The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
  • The Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka
  • A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki
  • Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
  •  Exhalation by Ted Chiang
These are just a few of the books that the Chinook Library Network offers.

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