Click for Monkey King facts.
Click for Gene Yang on Stereotypes.
Click for ABC-related videos.
Monkey Kingdom — Gene Yang’s tribute to the Monkey King
The Monkey King: Journey to the West retold by Aaron Sheppard
Monkey’s World — from the website for the opera Monkey Journey to the West
Monkey Journey to the West’s myspace page
A Middle School Curriculum on the Monkey King
Monkey King at Encyclopedia Mythica
Take the quiz — which character from Journey to the West are you?
Comics and Other Stuff by Gene Yang
The Blog of Gene Luen Yang
Gene Luen Yang at First Second Books
Gene Yang, Guest Blogger at First Second Books
American Born Chinese at First Second Books
Asian American Comics: Gene Yang Archives
YALSA Podcast #18 – Interview with Gene Yang
Growing Up Chinese American, Graphically Interview with Gene Yang on NPR’s The Bryant Park Project
The Trades Interview with Gene Yang
The Cybils 2008 Interview with Gene Yang
Sequential Tart Interview with Gene Yang
Life, Religion, & Making Comics: Gene Yang’s American Born Chinese at comicon.com
The Second Life of Gene Yang at Asia Pacific Arts (UCLA Asia Institute)
Gene Yang published a short graphic novel in the Funny Pages of The New York Times! It’s about a boy who isn’t very happy when his baby sister is born… Check it out here.
the eternal smile
Level Up by Gene Luen Yang
Click here for a comic strip that explains the origins of the story in Level Up. Super cool — and super relatable, I bet.
An interview with Gene Yang on Level Up in Publishers Weekly
Review of Level Up in The New York Times (that’s big time!)
A review of Level Up on BoingBoing
Gene Yang at Comic Con 2011!
boxers and saints
Washington Post article on Boxers and Saints long list nomination for 2013 National Book Award — “GENE LUEN YANG is the first cartoonist to be a National Book Award finalist for his graphic novel. Now, as of this week, his publisher says he’s also the first graphic novelist to be nominated for a second such award.”
asian-americans in the media
The “Tiger Mom” debate — “On Asian Parenting: ‘Level Up’ Seeks Middle Ground”
other important links for ABC
Meng’s Mother Moved Three Times
Mencius’s Mother Cut Threads on the Loom
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy entry on Mencius
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy entry on Confucius
Wikipedia entry on Mencius
The Works of Mencius
“Mencius and his Mother: A Lesson Drawn from Weaving”
Wikipedia article on the Mid-Autumn Festival