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Awesome Asian Americans
20 Stars Who Made America Amazing

Co-written by Phil Amara
and Oliver Chin
Illustrated by Juan Calle

$17.95, hardcover, 36 Pages,
ISBN: 978-1-59702-150-0, 7.5 x 9.5

"I've been telling publishers that we need more books like this."
- Sarah Park Dahlen, Ph.D, St. Catherine University

"I thoroughly appreciated your book, a great mix of Asian-Americans from different fields and countries, with many types of stories that should inspire young readers. I learned a lot!"
- Milton Chen, Senior Fellow, George Lucas Educational Foundation

San Francisco, California- November 1, 2020
- Immedium announces the publication of Awesome Asian Americans: 20 Stars Who Made America Amazing, co-written by Phil Amara and Oliver Chin, and illustrated by Juan Calle. This is the best illustrated children's anthology about noteworthy Asian Americans.

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.

Mindy Kaling
  • Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson (actor)
  • Bruce Lee (martial artist)
  • Mindy Kaling (comedian)
  • Jeremy Lin (basketball player)
  • Lea Salonga (singer)
  • Steven Chu (Nobel prize winning physicist)
  • Yuri Kochiyama (activist)
  • Sammy Lee (Olympic gold medalist)
  • Helen Zia (journalist)
  • Tyrus Wong (painter)
  • Chrissy Teigen (model/entrepreneur)
  • David Chang (chef)
  • Satya Nadella (Microsoft CEO)
  • Dr. Jane Luu (astronomer)
  • Daniel K. Inouye (senator/soldier)
  • Dolly Gee (judge)
  • Shahid Khan (business owner)
  • Vicki Draves (Olympic gold medalist)
  • Sono Osato (dancer)
  • Flossie Wong-Staal (scientist)

  • 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.

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    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.

    About the Authors

    Bruce Lee 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.

    David Chang 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.

    Liberum Juan Calle leads Liberum Donum, an illustration and animation studio based in Bogota, Colombia. They create visual media, including printed media, editorial, advertising, 2D and 3D animation for movies and TV, and visual development and concept art for video games. Visit www.liberumdonum.com.

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