Vibrant Neighborhoods

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.

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Interest Level Grade 5 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 5
Dewey 305.895/073
Lexile 830L
ATOS Reading Level 5.6
Guided Reading Level W
Language English
Publisher Cherry Lake Publishing
Available Formats Reinforced book (9781668909355), Paperback (9781668910955), PDF (9781668914137), ePub (9781668912546), Hosted ebook (9781668917312), Kindle (9781668915721)
Copyright 2023
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
  • Glossary
  • Index
Activities for further learning
Author/Illustrator biography
Glossary of key words
Informative sidebars
Table of contents
Full-color photographs, Historical photographs