Friday, August 7, 2015

Read This! The Asian-American Summer Book List You Can't Miss - NBC News

my article for NBC News Asian America
"All kids need books that serve as mirrors, in which they can see themselves as superheroes, wizards, romantic leads, mystery-solvers, and other protagonist roles," Mike Jung, author of "Geeks, Girls, and Secret Identities," told NBC News. "And they have equal need for books that serve as windows, in which kids with different appearances and identities from their own fill those roles, because kids without mirror books are told over and over that they're alien, separate, and inferior, while kids without window books are told over and over that their experiences and identities are the only ones that matter."
Read This! The Asian-American Summer Book List You Can't Miss - NBC News

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