First Generation

First Generation

36 Trailblazing Immigrants and Refugees Who Make America Great

Book - 2018
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"Artists and athletes. Educators and journalists. Activists and inventors. CEOs and comedians. Celebrate the genius, diversity, and grit of immigrants and refugees in this boldly illustrated guide to 36 American trailblazers. The men and women in this book represent nations from Somalia to Germany, from Syria to China, from Mexico to Sweden, and more. They are people like Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, international singing sensation Celia Cruz, star basketball player Dikembe Mutombo, world-renowned physicist Albert Einstein, and influential journalist Jorge Ramos. And they are all immigrants or refugees to the United States of America. Their courage, their achievements, and their determination to change the world have helped make our country a stronger place. Perhaps reading their stories, you will be inspired to make the world a better place, too." -- Back cover.
Publisher: New York :, Little, Brown and Company,, 2018.
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9780316515245
0316515248
Branch Call Number: J 305.906 WA
Characteristics: 94 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm

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