North Hall Library


Biographies of Ethnical Diverse People

Biographies/Stories of Individuals from Diverse Ethnic Backgrounds

Prepared by Frances Garrison – Rev. Oct. 2, 2007


Call Number
Almost family (a deep south book) Hoffman PS3558.O34634 A78 2000  
Bluest Eye Toni Morrison PS3563.O8749 B55 1998  
Bone  Ng PS3564.G25 B6 1994  
Children of the dream: our own stories of growing up black in America Holliday E185.86 .C47 2000
Color of Water : A black man’s tribute to his white mother McBride F130.N4 M38 1997
Crossing Border Street : a civil rights memoir Peter Jan Honigsberg F376 .H66 2000
A fire you can't put out: the civil rights life of Birmingham's Reverend Fred Shuttlesworth Andrew M. Manis F334.B69 N448 1999
Funny in Farsi: A memoir of growing up Iranian in America Firoozeh Dumas E184.15 D86 2004
Growing up Ethnic in America: contemporary fiction about learning to be American Gillan PS647.E85 G76 1999  
Growing up Jewish in America: an oral history Frommer E184.37 .A14 1999
A hope in the unseen: an American odyssey from the inner city to the ivy league Suskind LC2803.W3 S87 1999  
How the Garcia Girls lost their accents Alvarez PS3551.L845 H66 1992
I know why the caged bird sings Angelou, Maya E185.97.A56 A3 1970
I’m glad I look like a terrorist: growing up Arab in America Hanania PN4874 .H2216 A3 1996
Joy luck club Amy Tan PS3570.A48 J6 1989
Nappy: Growing up black and female in America Givson E185.97 .G46 A3 1995
Native Speaker Chang-Rae Lee PS3562 .E3347 N38 1996
Nice Jewish Girls: growing up in America Marks PS508 .J4 N53 1996
On her own ground: the life and times of Madam C.J. Walker / A'Lelia Bundles HD9970.5 .C672 W3533 2001
Ono Ono girl's hula Carolyn Lei-lanilau E184.C5 L55 1997
Out of the frying pan: reflections of a Japanese American Bill Hosokawa E-book 
Paper Daughter Mar E184 .C5 M17 2000
Rain of Gold Villasenor PS3572 .L384 R35 1991
Red ribbon on a white horse Yezierska PS3547 .E95 R43 1987
Soon we will not cry: the liberation of Ruby Doris Smith Robinson Cynthia Griggs Fleming E185.97 .R676 F58 2000
There are no children here Kotlowitz HQ792.U5 K68 1991
Tongue-tied : the lives of multilingual children in public education edited by Otto Santa Ana LC3731 .T65 2004
When I was Puerto Rican Esmeralda Santiago F128.9.P85 S27 1994
Why are all the black kids sitting together in the cafeteria?: and other conversations about race Tatum E185.625 .T38 1999
Woman Warrior: memoirs of a girlhood among ghosts Kingston CT275.K5764 A33 1989