Books for Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Every May we celebrate the rich history and culture of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders. Browse a curated selection of fiction and nonfiction books by AANHPI creators that we think your students will love. Find our full collection of titles for Higher Education here.

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FROM THE PAGE: An excerpt from Clancy Martin’s How Not to Kill Yourself

FINALIST FOR THE KIRKUS PRIZE FOR NONFICTION ONE OF TIME’S 100 MUST-READ BOOKS OF THE YEAR ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW’S CRITICS’ PICKS ONE OF THE BOSTON GLOBE’S 55 BOOKS WE LOVED THIS YEAR ONE OF KIRKUS’S BEST NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE YEAR How Not to Kill Yourself is an intimate, insightful, at

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FROM THE PAGE: An excerpt from Lakiesha Carr’s An Autobiography of Skin

This magisterial, intimate look at Black womanhood “follows three women whose various traumas haunt them literally and metaphorically, as it explores what it means to be a Black woman in America today” (The New York Times Book Review, Editor’s Choice). An Autobiography of Skin is a masterful portrait of interconnected generations in the South from a

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FROM THE PAGE: An excerpt from Matthew Desmond’s Poverty, by America

Longlisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Nonfiction The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Evicted reimagines the debate on poverty, making a “provocative and compelling” (NPR) argument about why it persists in America: because the rest of us benefit from it. Access educator resources for the book at: endpovertyusa.org/#teaching-resources   Chapter 1 The Kind of Problem Poverty Is I

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