A stunning anthology licensed in partnership with the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center, We Are Here celebrates 30 of the most inspiring Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in U.S. history.

Product Code: 9349
ISBN: 9780762479658
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Running Press Kids
Pages: 128
Published Date: 10/18/2022
Availability:In stock
Price: $17.99

There are more than 23 million people of Asian and Pacific Islander descent living in the United States. Their stories span across generations, as well as across the world. We Are Here highlights thirty Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and the impact they’ve had on the cultural, social, and political fabric of the United States.

Profiles include: Amanda Nguyen * Bruno Mars * Grace Lee Boggs * Lakshmi Singh * Naomi Osaka * Philip Vera Cruz * Vishavjit Singh * Shirin Neshat * Thenmozhi Soundararajan * Schuyler Miwon Hong Bailar * Channapha Khamvongsa * Lydia XZ Brown * Etel Adnan * Chien-Shiung Wu * Jerry Yang * Carissa Moore * Craig Santos Perez * Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson * Eddie Aikau * John Kneubuhl * Kathy Jetñil-Kijiner * Keanu Reeves * Hinaleimoana Kwai Kong Wong-Kalu * Manny Crisostomo * Momi Cazimero * Teresa Teaiwa * Mau Piailug * Taimane Gardner * Calvin and Charlene Hoe * Dinah Jane

For Ages 8-12

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Foreword by Theodore S. Gonzalves
Introduction by Lisa S. Sasaki

Etel Adnan
Eddie Aikau
Grace Lee Boggs
Lydia X. Z. Brown
Momi Cazimero
Taimane Gardner
Calvin and Charlene Hoe
Schuyler Miwon Hong Bailar
Dinah Jane
Kathy Jetñil-Kijiner
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson
Channapha Khamvongsa
John Kneubuhl
Bruno Mars
Carissa Moore
Shirin Neshat
Amanda Nguyen
Naomi Osaka
Craig Santos Perez
Mau Piailug
Keanu Reeves
Lakshmi Singh
Vishavjit Singh
Thenmozhi Soundararajan
Teresia Teaiwa
Philip Vera Cruz
Hinaleimoana Kwai Kong Wong-Kalu
Chien-Shiung Wu
Jerry Yang

Reflection Guide

"An excellent introduction that makes clear the richness and diversity of Asian American and Pacific Islander communities." - Kirkus Reviews, starred

“Really beautiful collection of biographies that shows a wide range of experiences and identities. Includes reflection guide with questions, links, and a glossary. An essential purchase.” - SLJ Teen Librarian Toolbox

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