Lives of notable Asian Americans

arts, entertainment, sports by Geraldine Gan

Publisher: Chelsea House Publishers in New York

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementGeraldine Gan.
GenreBiography, Juvenile literature
SeriesThe Asian American experience, Asian American experience (New York, N.Y.)
The Physical Object
Pagination115 p.
Number of Pages115
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23246232M
ISBN 100791021882
LC Control Number94026812

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Asian Americans are Americans of Asian ancestry. The term refers to a panethnic group that includes diverse populations, which have ancestral origins in East Asia, South Asia, or Southeast Asia, as defined by the U.S.

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Students can read short biographies about Yo-Yo Ma, Michelle Kwan, Amy Tan, Jerry Yang, Maya Lin. Links to further information are provided. Lives of notable Asian Americans: business, politics, science / Angelo Ragaza.

Format Book Published New York: Chelsea House, Description p.: ill. ; 24 cm. Uniform series Asian American experience (New York, N.Y.) Notes Includes bibliographical references (p.

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The focus was on individuals outside of the well-known public figures in the current media landscape - the likes of Jeremy Lin, Daniel Chang, Patrick Chan, and Eddie Huang. In spite of these obstacles, Asian Americans have contributed in many ways to our nation's history and continue to be one of the largest new immigrant groups today.

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