Immedium More Awesome Asian Americans
Immedium More Awesome Asian Americans

More Awesome Asian Americans

By Phil Amara

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Publication Date: November 15, 2022

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Ages 5 to 14, Grades K to 8

This sequel continues the critically-acclaimed graphicnovel Awesome Asian Americans!  Learnabout 20 more trailblazers who have enriched the USA. This diverse cast includes historictrailblazers (actor George Takei, author Amy Tan) to current celebrities (singerBruno Mars, athlete Chloe Kim), from a spectrum of vocations and cultures (violinistMidori, inventor Amar Bose).Learnkey chapters of U.S.history not covered in school, and the amazing deeds of these pioneers.Challenged by discrimination and bias, these stars pushed forward to impactsociety and motivated others to do likewise.

Kids and adults will enjoy discovering a rainbow of role models. Teachers andlibrarians will appreciate this useful, groundbreaking anthology. Each profilewill inspire the next generation to pursue their passions and make adifference.Each 6 page chapter features 3 dynamic drawings. Artist Juan Calle’s 60spectacular color illustrations invigorate these relevant and meaningfulportraits.

Bruno Mars (singer)Amy Tan (author)George Takei (actor)Chloe Kim (Olympic snowboarder)Jim Lee (comics artist)Midori Goto (violinst)Amar Bose (audio inventor)Mazie Hirono (senator)Peter Tsai (N95 mask scientist)Mira Nair (filmmaker)I.M. Pei (architect)Anika Rahman (human rights lawyer)Jen-Hsun "Jensen" Huang (Nvidia computer CEO)Channapha Khamvongsa (activist)Farhan Zaidi (baseball executive)Isabella Aiona Abbott (botanist)Raymond Martin (Paralympian wheelchair sprinter)Helene An (chef)Dith Pran (photojournalist)Katherine Sui Fun Cheung (pilot)

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: November 15, 2022

ISBN: 9781597021586

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