Made in Asian America

A History for Young People

From three-time Newbery Honoree Christina Soontornvat and award-winning historian Erika Lee comes a middle grade non-fiction that shines a light on the generations of Asian Americans who have transformed the United States and who continue to shape what it means to be American. 

America for Americans

A History of Xenophobia in the United States

An award-winning historian reframes our continuing debate over immigration with a compelling history of xenophobia in the United States and its devastating impact.

The Making of Asian America

A History

Awarded the 2015 -2016 Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature in Adult Non-Fiction from the American Library Association

Angel Island

Immigrant Gateway to America

Angel Island reframes our understanding of both the Angel Island Immigration Station and America’s complicated relationship to immigration. (Co-authored with Judy Yung and sponsored by the Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation to commemorate the immigration station’s centennial).

At America’s Gates

Chinese Immigration During the Exclusion Era, 1882-1943

At America’s Gates explores how the Chinese exclusion laws not only transformed Chinese American lives, immigration patterns, identities, and families but also recast the United States into a “gatekeeping nation.”