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 PS 3558 .O34634 .A78 2000
Bluest Eye Toni Morrison PS 3563 .O8749 .B55 1998
Bone  Ng PS 3564 .G25 B6 1994
Children of the dream: our own stories of growing up black in America Holliday E 185.86 .C47 2000
Color of Water : A black man’s tribute to his white mother McBride F 130 .N4 M38 1997
Crossing Border Street : a civil rights memoir Peter Jan Honigsberg F 376 .H66 2000
Deborah, Golda, and me: being female and Jewish in America Letty Cottin Pogrebin E 184.J5 P59 1991
A fire you can't put out: the civil rights life of Birmingham's Reverend Fred Shuttlesworth Andrew M. Manis F 334.B69 N448 1999
Funny in Farsi: A memoir of growing up Iranian in America Firoozeh Dumas E 184.15 D86 2004
Growing up Ethnic in America: contemporary fiction about learning to be American Gillan PS 647 .E85 .G76 1999
Growing up Jewish in America: an oral history Frommer E 184.37 .A14 1999
A hope in the unseen: an American odyssey from the inner city to the ivy league Suskind LC 2803.W3 S87 1999
How the Garcia Girls lost their accents Alvarez PS 3551 .L845 H66 1992
I know why the caged bird sings Angelou, Maya E 185.97.A56 A3 1970
I’m glad I look like a terrorist: growing up Arab in America Hanania PN 4874 .H2216 A3 1996
Joy luck club Amy Tan PS 3570.A48 J6 1989
Nappy: Growing up black and female in America Givson E 185.97 .G46 A3 1995
Native Speaker Chang-Rae Lee PS 3562 .E3347 N38 1996
Nice Jewish Girls: growing up in America Marks PS 508 .J4 N53 1996
On her own ground: the life and times of Madam C.J. Walker / A'Lelia Bundles HD 9970.5 .C672 W3533 2001
Ono Ono girl's hula Carolyn Lei-lanilau E 184.C5 L55 1997
Out of the frying pan: reflections of a Japanese American Bill Hosokawa E-book 
Paper Daughter Mar E 184 .C5 M17 2000
Rain of Gold Villasenor PS 3572 .L384 R35 1991
Red ribbon on a white horse Yezierska PS 3547 .E95 R43 1987
Soon we will not cry: the liberation of Ruby Doris Smith Robinson Cynthia Griggs Fleming E 185.97 .R676 F58 2000
There are no children here Kotlowitz HQ 792.U5 K68 1991
Tongue-tied : the lives of multilingual children in public education edited by Otto Santa Ana LC 3731 .T65 2004
When I was Puerto Rican Esmeralda Santiago F 128.9.P85 S27 1994
Why are all the black kids sitting together in the cafeteria?: and other conversations about race Tatum E 185.625 .T38 1999
Woman Warrior: memoirs of a girlhood among ghosts Kingston CT 275 .K5764 .A33 1989

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