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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
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
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 140 Vendor: Walch Education Publication Date: 2007
ISBN: 0825162800 ISBN-13: 9780825162800 Availability: Available to ship on or about 05/17/14.
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