Not just an ordinary look at someone's achievements, but a fascinating view of how cultural and ethnic backgrounds influenced the lives of these outstanding Asian Americans. You will learn how this diversity helped to shape our country and its history. High interest and easy readability make these stories especially appealing. Each reading is followed by activities, a vocabulary list, and a bibliography as well as notes for the teacher. For grades 6-12. 8.5" x 11" 134 pp.
The 16 Asian Americans: Daniel Inouye, I.M. Pei, Maya Lin, Wendy Lee Gramm, Maxine Hong Kingston, An Wabg, Haing Ngor, Seiji Ozawa, Kristi Yamaguchi, Noriyuki Morita, Yo Yo Ma, David Ho, Ellison Onizuka, Carlos Bulosan, Jose Aruego, Dustin Nguyen.