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Resources for Apollo & Mercury Teams' multicultural & historical fiction research topics
Last Updated: May 23, 2013 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Everything you need to complete this project (besides the books) is contained in this NorskiGuide!  You can access it any time to check project requirements, access resources, and get citation help.


Click on the Research Resources tab above to get started researching.  


Click on the Citations tab for help on citing your book, web, and database sources.


Bring Your Own Device

For this project, you may bring your own device to conduct database and online research as well as to create your slides.  

While using your device at school:

  • You must adhere to the DASD Student Acceptable Use Policy
  • You may only use the device in this class and for this project unless otherwise required or allowed for another class
  • You are responsible for securing and caring for your device
  • DASD is not responsible for theft or damage to your device


Project Handouts


Sample Presentation


Novels Read...

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All the Broken Pieces - Ann E. Burg
Call Number: F Bur
ISBN: 9780545080927
Publication Date: 2009-04-01
Two years after being airlifted out of Vietnam in 1975, Matt Pin is haunted by the terrible secret he left behind and, now, in a loving adoptive home in the United States, a series of profound events forces him to confront his past.

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Kira-Kira - Cynthia Kadohata
Call Number: F Kad
ISBN: 0689856393
Publication Date: 2004-02-10
Chronicles the close friendship between two Japanese-American sisters growing up in rural Georgia during the late 1950s and early 1960s, and the despair when one sister becomes terminally ill.

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A Single Shard - Linda Sue Park
Call Number: F Par
ISBN: 0395978270
Publication Date: 2001-04-23
Tree-ear, a thirteen-year-old orphan in medieval Korea, lives under a bridge in a potters' village, and longs to learn how to throw the delicate celadon ceramics himself.

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Tangled Threads - Pegi Deitz Shea
Call Number: F She
ISBN: 0618247483
Publication Date: 2003-09-22
After ten years in a refugee camp in Thailand, thirteen-year-old Mai Yang travels to Providence, Rhode Island, where her Americanized cousins introduce her to pizza, shopping, and beer, while her grandmother and new friends keep her connected to her Hmong heritage.

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Ties That Bind, Ties That Break - Lensey Namioka
Call Number: F Nam
ISBN: 0385326661
Publication Date: 1999-05-11
Ailin's life takes a different turn when she defies the traditions of upper class Chinese society by refusing to have her feet bound.

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Thin Wood Walls - David Patneaude
Call Number: F Pat
ISBN: 0618809155
Publication Date: 2008-05-19
When the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor, Joe Hanada and his family face growing prejudice, eventually being torn away from their home and sent to a relocation camp in California, even as his older brother joins the U.S. Army to fight in the war.

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