This sequel continues the critically-acclaimed graphic novel Awesome Asian Americans!
Learn about 20 more trailblazers who have enriched the USA. This diverse cast includes historic trailblazers (actor George Takei, author Amy Tan) to current celebrities (singerBruno Mars, athlete Chloe Kim), from a spectrum of vocations and cultures (violinist Midori, inventor Amar Bose). Learn key 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 impact society and motivated others to do likewise. Kids and adults will enjoy discovering a rainbow of role models. Teachers and librarians will appreciate this useful, groundbreaking anthology. Each profile will inspire the next generation to pursue their passions and make a difference.Each 6-page chapter features 3 dynamic drawings.
Artist Juan Calle's 60 spectacular color illustrations invigorate these relevant and meaningful portraits.Bruno Mars (singer) Amy Tan (author) George Takei (actor) Chloe Kim (Olympic snowboarder) Jim Lee (comics artist) Midori Goto (violinist) 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)