American Born Chinese is a graphic novel of gene luen yang. First second books released in 2006, the book slipped into the final round of the national book award in 2006. He won the michael l award. Printz year 2007, the eisner national họa album: new year’ s best comic book comic book, the best comic book of the san francisco chronicle year of san francisco, award or best họa in the year 2006/2007. It also makes booklist top ten graphic for youth, npr hotel holiday pick, and time top ten comic books. It was coloured by cartoon pien, who received the harvey award in 2007 for the best color of her work in the book.