April’s recommended reading topic is The Immigrant Experience. Here are some videos, books, websites and electronic books the Library has highlighted. As always, items will be on display on the recommended reading shelf in the Library Plaza, and all items are available for check out. A longer list is available in Word format at the end of this post.
Bharati Mukherjee [videorecording] : conquering America / a production of Public Affairs Television, Inc. ; produced and directed by Gail Pellett.
Anatomy of a springroll [videorecording] / created by Paul Kwan, Arnold Iger, Paul Lundahl ; written and directed by Paul Kwan and Arnold Iger ; executive producers Arnold Iger and Paul Kwan.
305.8959 A53 1992
America’s immigration debate [videorecording] / produced by Cadec Pictures, Kraffftwerk Film.
325.1 A512 2005
Dim sum [videorecording] / a film by Wayne Wang.
791.4372 D582 2006
The inner world of the immigrant child / Cristina Igoa.
Immigrant America : a portrait / Alejandro Portes and Rubén G. Rumbaut.
304.873 P849i 1996
The new Americans / Rubén Martínez ; photographs by Joseph Rodríguez.
305.906912 N532 2004
Threatened peoples, threatened borders : world migration and U.S. policy / Michael S. Teitelbaum and Myron Weiner, editors.
323.1 T531 1995
Ellis Island : an illustrated history of the immigrant experience / Ivan Chermayeff, designer, Fred Wasserman, editor, Mary J. Shapiro, writer.
Growing up ethnic in America : contemporary fiction about learning to be American / edited by Maria Mazziotti Gillan and Jennifer Gillan.
813.54 G884 1999
The namesake / Jhumpa Lahiri.
813.54 L183n 2003
The bonesetter’s daughter / Amy Tan.
813.54 T161b 2001
The genius of language [electronic resource] : fifteen writers reflect on their mother tongues / edited and with an introduction by Wendy Lesser.
Irish immigrants in the land of Canaan [electronic resource] : letters and memoirs from colonial and revolutionary America, 1675-1815 / written & edited by Kerby A. Miller … [et al.].