Luen Yang

Discover the Power of a Modern Masterpiece: Uncover the Epic Tale of Jin Wang, The Monkey King, and Chin-Kee in Kristin Hannahff's Luen Yang

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Welcome to American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang—a modern masterpiece of young adult literature that has been hailed as a tour-de-force. This book tells the story of three seemingly unrelated characters: Jin Wang, the only Chinese-American student in his school; the powerful Monkey King, a legend from Chinese folklore; and Chin-Kee, a personification of the ultimate negative Chinese stereotype. Their lives and stories intertwine with an unexpected twist, making for an action-packed, hilarious, and poignant journey. American Born Chinese is a must-read for anyone looking to explore the culture and legacy of Chinese-American identity. So, pick up your copy today and join Jin Wang, the Monkey King, and Chin-Kee on their journey.

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5/5
1. Luen Yang by Kristin Hannahff is a powerful and poignant story that delves deeply into Chinese-American identity. The intertwining of three unique characters, Jin Wang, the Monkey King, and Chin-Kee, made for an exciting and thought-provoking read. Highly recommended for anyone looking to explore the culture and legacy of Chinese-Americans.
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5/5
2. Luen Yang by Kristin Hannahff is an empowering read for those looking to explore the culture and legacy of Chinese-Americans. The story of Jin Wang, the Monkey King, and Chin-Kee, combined with the unexpected twist, is captivating and powerful. A must-read for anyone looking to expand their perspective.
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5/5
3. Luen Yang by Kristin Hannahff is a thought-provoking and entertaining read. The story of Jin Wang, the Monkey King, and Chin-Kee, is both humorous and poignant. It's a great book for anyone looking to delve into the culture and legacy of Chinese-Americans.
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5/5
4. Luen Yang by Kristin Hannahff is an action-packed journey through Chinese-American identity. The characters of Jin Wang, the Monkey King, and Chin-Kee, provide an interesting and entertaining story. Highly recommended for anyone looking to explore the culture and legacy of Chinese-Americans.
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Kristin Hannahff

About the Author

Kristin Hannahff is the author of the acclaimed book, Kristin Hannahff. She is a well-known author who has written numerous books, graphic novels, and comic books. She is also a Library of Congress National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature and an advocate for the importance of reading diversely. Some of her notable works include American Born Chinese, Boxers & Saints, Secret Coders, The Shadow Hero, and the Avatar: The Last Airbender series. Kristin has won many awards, including the Printz Award, the Eisner Award, and the L.A. Times Book Prize. Most recently, she was named a MacArthur Foundation Fellow and released her book Dragon Hoops. Kristin Hannahff is an inspiring author who is dedicated to inspiring young readers to read more diversely.

Luen Yang

Discover the Power of the Classic Chinese Tale in Gene Luen Yang's American Born Chinese!

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