From the Set 21st Century Skills Library
The Racial Justice in America: AAPI Excellence and Achievement series celebrates Asian achievement and culture, while exploring racism in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way. In the Vibrant Neighborhoods book, students learn more about America's Asian communities from Little Manila during the 1940s to Chinatowns and Koreatowns and other Asian American enclaves scattered across the country. Series is written by Virginia Loh-Hagan, a prolific author, advocate, and director of the San Diego State University Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Resource Center. Books include 21st Century Skills and content, an activity across books, table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, and educational matter.
|Interest Level||Grade 5 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 5|
|ATOS Reading Level|
|Guided Reading Level||W|
|Publisher||Cherry Lake Publishing|
|Available Formats||Reinforced book (9781668909355), Paperback (9781668910955), PDF (9781668914137), ePub (9781668912546), Hosted ebook (9781668917312), Kindle (9781668915721)|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Dimensions||7 x 9|
|Graphics||Full-color photographs, Historical photographs|
Author: Virginia Loh-Hagan
Dr. Virginia Loh-Hagan was born in the luckiest of all years, the Year of the Dragon. She’s an author, university professor, curriculum designer, and former elementary school teacher. She was inspired to write this story after doing author visits. Her young audiences wanted to know more about Chinese New Year! She lives in San Diego with one well-trained husband and two very naughty dogs.
- Chapter 1: Vibrant AAPI Neighborhoods
- Chapter 2: Chinatowns
- Chapter 3: Hawaiians in Utah
- Chapter 4: South Asian American Communities
- Chapter 5: Hmong Communities
- Achieve Excellence!
- Extend Your Learning
|Activities for further learning|
|Glossary of key words|
|Table of contents|
|Full-color photographs, Historical photographs|