A new kind of reader, students will be engaged by short profiles on 16 amazing people, each of which includes background notes, vocabulary lists, answers, and a bibliography. While reading, students will also come to understand the profound impact each person has had on America's past and present. 16 Extraordinary Asian-Americans
will introduce students to 16 key people who have influenced politics, fashion, music, sports, and other fields! 130 reproducible pages, softcover. Revised Edition. Grades 9-12, readability 4+.
Daniel K. Inouye, United States Senator Maxine Hong Kingston, Author I.M.Pei, Architect Maya Lin, Sculptor An Wang, Inventor Seiji Ozawa, Symphony Conductor Kristi Yamaguchi, Figure Skater Yo-Yo Ma, Cellist David Ho, Physician and AIDS Reseacher Wendy Lee Gramm, Economist Ellison Onizuka, Astronaut Carlos Bulosan, Poet and Writer Jose Aruego, Illustrator Elaine Chao, Secretary of Labor Amy Tan, Author Vera Wang, Fashion Designer
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