American Born Chinese

This graphic novel deals extensively with issues of racism and identity. Jin Wang, an American born Chinese boy, wants to fit in, and so wishes away his cultural heritage. His Chinese cousin, deliberately portrayed in a traditional racist representation, forces the protagonist to re-examine his rejection of Chinese culture.
racism
identity
Asian-American
graphic novel
dating
Author/Publisher/Website
Yang, Gene Luen
Primary Identifier
9781596431522
Subject
English Language Arts