Sam Bloom: I Read Asian and Pacific Islander American Books

Librarian Sam Bloom celebrates Asian Pacific Island American Month by highlighting several books for tweens before spotlighting A Map Into the World. To fully appreciate Sam’s expertise, we have to realize not only the vast diversity of his selections, but the fact that each of these books are all currently in his home.┬áSam, through his… Read More Sam Bloom: I Read Asian and Pacific Islander American Books

Andrea Rogers: I Read Asian and Pacific Islander American Books

Debbie Michiko Florence is a third generation Japanese American with many fond memories of her family’s traditions and of growing up in California. Reading about how other multigenerational Japanese Americans developed annual mochi making traditions led her to wonder what would happen if a Japanese American girl wanted to pound the mochi, a traditionally male… Read More Andrea Rogers: I Read Asian and Pacific Islander American Books