American Born Chinese is a graphic novel by Gene Luen Yang that was published in 2006. It tells the story of three seemingly unrelated characters: Jin Wang, a Chinese-American teenager who is struggling to fit in at his new school; the Monkey King, a powerful Chinese deity; and Chin-Kee, a personification of the ultimate negative Chinese stereotype.
American Born Chinese is a critically acclaimed novel that has won numerous awards, including the Michael L. Printz Award, the National Book Award for Young People's Literature, and the Eisner Award for Best Graphic Album. It has also been adapted into a feature film, which is scheduled to be released in 2023.
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- American Born Chinese
- graphic novel
- Gene Luen Yang
- Michael L. Printz Award
- National Book Award for Young People's Literature
- Eisner Award
- feature film
- First Second
- American Born Chinese is a coming-of-age story about a young man who is trying to figure out who he is and where he belongs.
- The novel explores themes of identity, racism, and belonging.
- American Born Chinese is a visually stunning novel with artwork by Yang that is both beautiful and thought-provoking.
- The novel has been praised for its realistic portrayal of the Chinese-American experience.
- American Born Chinese is a must-read for anyone who enjoys graphic novels, coming-of-age stories, or stories about identity and belonging.