Highlighting Asian and Pacific American Writers

In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, The Change Agent has curated a list of pieces written by students across the diaspora. From the recently arrived to long-time citizens, these pieces help to highlight the richness of the spectrum of identity and experience.

Stay tuned as we continue to highlight student writers of Asian descent this Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month!

Title Page Level Issue
headphonesVolunteers Make a Difference [Read + Listen][PDF – FREE] 18 55
headphonesWorking in a Nail Salon (adv./int.) [Read][PDF – FREE] 8 6 53
Volunteer Tutor Finds the New Normal [Read][PDF – FREE] 16 5 53
headphonesMy Job Is to Take Care of My Children [Read] 29 5 53
Stay-at-Home Mom [Read] 30 6 53
A Mom, Writer, and Small Business Owner [Read] 32 6 53
When My Parents Tested Positive [Read] 4 8 52
headphonesBreathe! [Read] 5 4 52
How Fresh is the Cake? [Read] 36 7 52
Art as Therapy [Read] 42 7 52
The Stress of Moving to a New Country [Read] 50 5 52
When My Mum Died [Read] 52 5 52
headphonesFresh Bread [Read] 57 5 52
headphonesLet’s Look Out for Everyone [Read] 3 7 51
Natural Disaster and Human-Made [Read] 6 7 51
headphonesMy Son’s First Steps [Read] 12 3 51
Doing Something Special with My Life [Read] 15 5 51
headphonesPandemic Haircut [Read] 19 4 51
Making a Difference During Lockdown [Read] 26 7 51
Training to Be a Hotel Room Attendant [Read] 37 6 51
Masks Protect Everyone [Read] 44 5 51
How Covid-19 Affected My Job [Read] 53 6 51
headphonesInformation Against Misinformation[Read] 8 8 50
Education Matters [Read] 27 9 50
headphones#NewWaytoSpeakUp [Read] 34 9 50
headphonesProtesters in Hong Kong Fight for Democracy [Read] 36 7 50
headphonesWe Need Basketball Courts [Read] 38 5 50
headphonesFamily Meetings [Read] 48 8 50
headphonesEveryone Needs to Play [Read] 3 6 49
Ainu People: Indigenous People of Japan [Read] 50 9 48
headphonesHelp Me, Mom! [Read] 4 2 47
headphonesPunishment at School [Read] 20 5 47
Rulers Are Not for Hitting [Read] 21 6 47
headphonesUsing Math to Start a Poultry Farm [Read] 28 6 47
Origami Math [Read] 30 8 47
Being a Tailor [Read] 35 3 47
Math in Our Daily Lives [Read] 38 4 47
Math Strategies for Saving Money [Read] 40 6 47
headphonesThe Taj Mahal [Read] 46 8 47
Mundan Ceremony [Read] 10 8 46
headphonesIt’s Only Hair [Read] 23 4 46
Mom’s Good Intention [Read] 33 4 46
headphonesRipe Palm Oil as a Shampoo? [Read] 34 7 46
Serve the Same Sauce [Read] 45 3 46
Hair Salons and Tipping [Read] 52 4 46
Cutting Hair: Trying Something New [Read] 54 4 46
headphonesMy Beautiful White Blouse 6 5 45
From Mom to Event Planner [Read] 16 8 45
Fight Your Fear [Read] 18 7 45
headphonesI Was a Dentist in Syria 32 5 45
Surviving in America [Read] 42 20
The “Somali Invasion” [Read] 38 20
Let Your Voice Be Heard [Read] 16 20
My Literacy Story [Read] 37 19
Kaleidoscopic Image [Read] 4 19
I Ride My Bicycle to Class 3 4 43
The Camel Did a U-Turn [Read] 12 7 43
Do Not Follow the Crowd [Read] 14 4 43
Different as Sky and Land 16 5 43
Free to Travel 17 3 43
I Am Not a Model Minority [Read][PDF] – FREE 10 12 42
Strategies for Healing [Read][PDF] – FREE 54 8 42
Thank You for Food [Read] 19 9 41
For Sisters & Brothers [Read] 24 8 41
Celebrating Eid [Read] 36 8 41
Working during Holidays [Read] 30 5 41
Sacred Water, Playful Water [Read] 40 6 41
Togetherness around Mansaf [Read] 5 6 40
Eat Everything on Your Plate 14 3 40
I Was a Picky Eater [Read] 15 4 40
Mugwort Dim Sum [Read] 19 4 40

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