Asian-Americans Who Inspire Us

Asian-Americans Who Inspire Us

This beautifully illustrated book shares engaging stories of 16 trailblazing Asian Americans. Among these biographies, readers will find heroes, discover role models, and meet ordinary people who did extraordinary things. Whether they were breaking Olympic records, bringing education to millions of people around the world, or speaking up for the rights of others, these Asian Americans broke stereotypes and took a stand to make the world a better place.

The stories bring to life Maya Lin, Kristi Yamaguchi, Yo-Yo Ma, Ellison Onizuka, Lisa Ling, Larry Itliong, Philip Vera Cruz, Duke Kahanamoku, Patsy Takumoto Mink, Tammy Duckworth, Salman Khan, Andrew Youn, David Ho, Margaret Chung, Grace Lin, and Haing Ngor.

Age Level: 6-9