01 Mar / America Is in the Heart by Carlos Bulosan [in What Do I Read Next? Multicultural Literature]
The autobiography of writer and poet Carlos Bulosan, from his boyhood in the Philippines, to his arrival in America, to the difficulties he faced as a migrant laborer. In spite of the prejudices and racism that confronted him daily, Bulosan remained determined to live a life filled with dignity and respect.
Heart is the first autobiography by a Filipino American, who “longed to become a part of America,” yet was never fully accepted in his adopted home.
Readers: Young Adult, Adult