Immedium Awesome Asian Americans: 20 Stars Who Made America Amazing
Immedium Awesome Asian Americans: 20 Stars Who Made America Amazing

Awesome Asian Americans: 20 Stars Who Made America Amazing

By Phil Amara

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Publication Date: September 15, 2020

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Enjoy the best children's anthology of noteworthy Asian Americans. This compelling collection features 20 profiles with 60 action-packed, color illustrations.

It's about time - rebel girls, rad women, little leaders, and great guys are Asian American too! Readers will enjoy learning about 20 groundbreaking citizens who have contributed to the USA.

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson (actor)Bruce Lee (martial artist)Mindy Kaling (comedy writer)Jeremy Lin (basketball player)Lea Salonga (singer)Steven Chu (Nobel prize winning physicist)Yuri Kochiyama (activist)Sammy Lee (Olympic gold medalist)Helen Zia (journalist)Tyrus Wong (painter)Chrissy Teigen (model/entrepreneur)David Chang (chef)Satya Nadella (Microsoft CEO)Dr. Jane Luu (astronomer)Daniel K. Inouye (senator/soldier)Dolly Gee (lawyer/judge)Shahid Khan (business owner)Vicky Draves (Olympic gold medalist)Sono Osato (dancer)Flossie Wong-Staal (scientist)

These profiles of compelling personalities, men and women from diverse backgrounds and vocations, are brought to life with fantastic color illustrations.

Enjoy the best children's anthology of noteworthy Asian Americans. This compelling collection features 20 profiles with 60 action-packed, color illustrations.

It's about time - rebel girls, rad women, little leaders, and great guys are Asian American too! Readers will enjoy learning about 20 groundbreaking citizens who have contributed to the USA.Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson (actor)Bruce Lee (martial artist)Mindy Kaling (comedy writer)Jeremy Lin (basketball player)Lea Salonga (singer)Steven Chu (Nobel prize winning physicist)Yuri Kochiyama (activist)Sammy Lee (Olympic gold medalist)Helen Zia (journalist)Tyrus Wong (painter)Chrissy Teigen (model/entrepreneur)David Chang (chef)Satya Nadella (Microsoft CEO)Dr. Jane Luu (astronomer)Daniel K. Inouye (senator/soldier)Dolly Gee (lawyer/judge)Shahid Khan (business owner)Vicky Draves (Olympic gold medalist)Sono Osato (dancer)Flossie Wong-Staal (scientist)

These profiles of compelling personalities, men and women from diverse backgrounds and vocations, are brought to life with fantastic color illustrations.Immigrants and their children continue to enrich America’s culture. Discover important chapters of U.S. history not covered in school textbooks, and the marvelous accomplishments of these trailblazers. Challenged by racism, prejudice, and stereotypes, these pioneers forged ahead and became role models for generations to come.

Parents and children will enjoy learning about these compelling personalities. These captivating chapters make great reading for any hour, from book reports to bedtime stories. Teachers and librarians will use this contemporary collection as a relevant resource and an accessible reference. Artist Juan Calle’s 60 dynamic color illustrations bring these fascinating and informative portraits to life.

"I really enjoyed your book, a great mix of Asian-Americans from different fields and countries, with many types of stories that should inspire young readers. I learned a lot!"

- Milton Chen, Senior Fellow, George Lucas Educational Foundation

About the Author

Phil Amara co-wrote The Discovery of Ramen, The Discovery of Fireworks & Gunpowder, and The Discovery of Anime & Manga from The Asian Hall of Fame series. He wrote the children's picture book The Treehouse Heroes. He was an editor at Dark Horse Comics, and wrote The Nevermen comic book series and So, You Wanna Be A Comic Book Artist? He is an elementary school teacher in Boston, MA.Oliver Chin co-wrote The Discovery of Ramen, The Discovery of Fireworks & Gunpowder, and The Discovery of Anime & Manga from The Asian Hall of Fame series. He is the author of many children's book such as Julie Black Belt, Welcome to Monster Isle, and the popular annual series Tales from the Chinese Zodiac. He lives in San Francisco, CA.Juan Calle founded Liberum Donum Studios (Bogotá, Colombia) which works on TV, film, and video games. Juan created the children's book Good Dream, Bad Dream and illustrated The Year of the Rooster and The Asian Hall of Fame series: The Discovery of Ramen, The Discovery of Fireworks & Gunpowder and The Discovery of Anime & Manga.

Format: Trade Paperback

Length: 132 pages

Publisher: Immedium

Publication Date: September 15, 2020

ISBN: 9781597021500

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