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)
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