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Awesome Asian Americans: Children’s Story Time with Oliver Chin

November 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

It’s about time – rebel girls, rad women, little leaders, and great guys are Asian American too!

Readers will enjoy learning about 20 trailblazers who have contributed to our country. All compelling personalities, these unique men and women come from diverse backgrounds and vocations.

Featured Asian Americans in the book are:
-Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson (actor)
-Bruce Lee (martial artist)
-Mindy Kaling (comedian)
-Lea Salonga (singer)
-Yuri Kochiyama (activist)
-Helen Zia (journalist)
-and more!

Artist Juan Calle’s 60 dynamic color illustrations bring these fascinating and relevant portraits to life. Immigrants and their children continue to enrich our nation’s culture. Discover important chapters of American history not covered in school textbooks, and the marvelous accomplishments of these groundbreaking pioneers.


About the authors and illustrator:

Oliver Chin wrote the popular annual children’s book series Tales from the Chinese Zodiac, Julie Black Belt, Welcome to Monster Isle. He co-wrote The Asian Hall of Fame series with Phil Amara. He lives in San Francisco, CA.

Phil Amara was an editor at Dark Horse Comics, and wrote The Nevermen, The Treehouse Heroes, and So, You Wanna Be A Comic Book Artist? He is an elementary school teacher in Boston, MA.

Juan Calle founded Liberum Donum Studios (Bogotá, Colombia) which works on TV, film, and video games. Juan created the children’s book Good Dream, Bad Dream and illustrated The Year of the Rooster and The Asian Hall of Fame series.

About Immedium:

Immedium, Inc. inspires a world of imagination, and creates entertaining books that have multi-dimensional appeal. Based in San Francisco, CA, Immedium sits on the Pacific Rim, a vibrant intersection for crossover cultural trends from Asia and America. Embracing an increasingly diverse and “multimedia” world, Immedium publishes titles ranging from eye-catching children’s books and contemporary non-fiction to commentaries on art and popular culture. Visit us at www.immedium.com.

Details

Date:
November 7
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Organizer

Eastwind Books
Phone:
(510) 548-2350
Email:
eastwindbooks@gmail.com
Website:
http://www.asiabookcenter.com/