NextShark to co-host LNY book launch in NYC - FREE signed books for the first 300 kids


NextShark, in partnership with Third State Books (TSB) and The Asian American Foundation (TAAF), invites you to join a special book launch this Lunar New Year for the graphic novel Fighting to Belong!, TSB’s first publication in partnership with The Asian American Foundation (TAAF).

Fighting to Belong! is a graphic novel story that dives into important but overlooked AANHPI history, beginning with the arrival of the “Manilamen” in Louisiana in the 1700s, the first Asians to settle permanently in relatively large numbers in the United States. 

It’s important to share our history - the first 300 kids who attend will receive a FREE signed copy!

Event details:

  • WHEN: Thursday, February 8 2024 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

  • WHERE: Hana House, 345 Adams Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

  • WHAT: Reading from authors Amy Chu and Alexander Chang; comic book-drawing workshop with illustrator Louie Chin; lion dancing performance; Yu & Me Books pop-up featuring children's books AAPI titles


Can’t make it to the event? Don’t worry -- you can pre-order Fighting to Belong! on Amazon, Barnes & Noble or Bookshop now! 

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Stay tuned about other exciting and upcoming releases or learn more about TSB by visiting their website and following them on Instagram.

NextShark is a proud partner of Third State Books, the first and only general-interest publisher in North America dedicated exclusively to AANHPI writers and narratives.

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This post was created in partnership with NextShark and Third State Books.

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