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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: 978-1-59702-158-6, 7.5 x 9.5

"[Awesome Asian Americans, volume 1] Starred Review. VERDICT : Readers will be drawn to the dynamic illustrations and lively, well-structured profiles detailing these high achievers."
- School Library Journal

" Awesome Asian Americans is so compellingly told and illustrated that children may be inspired to follow in the footsteps of the individuals they meet to become artists, storytellers, and scientists.... May these books give each child hope, strength, resilience and inspiration to fulfill their dreams."
- Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association

San Francisco, California- November 21, 2022
- Immedium announces the publication of the non-fiction graphic novel More Awesome Asian Americans: 20 Citizens Who Enriched America, co-written by Phil Amara and Oliver Chin, and illustrated by Juan Calle.

Mindy Kaling Due to popular demand, this is the marvelous sequel to Awesome Asian Americans, the best illustrated children's anthology about noteworthy AAPIs ever!

Readers will enjoy learning about 20 more trailblazers who have contributed to America. Fascinating role models with amazing accomplishments, these 10 women and 10 men come from diverse backgrounds and occupations.

George Takei (actor) Chloe Kim (Olympic snowboarder)
Bruno Mars (singer) Amy Tan (author)
Mazie Hirono (US Senator) I.M. Pei (architect)
Jen-Hsun "Jensen" Huang (NVIDIA) Mira Nair (filmmaker)
Jim Lee (comics artist) Midori Goto (violinist)
Amar Bose (audio inventor) Helene An (chef)
Peter Tsai (N95 mask scientist) Isabella Aiona Abbott (botanist)
Farhan Zaidi (baseball executive) Channapha Khamvongsa (humanitarian)
Anika Rahman (human rights lawyer) Raymond Martin (wheelchair racer)
Dith Pran (photojournalist) Katherine Sui Fun Cheung (pilot)

Artist Juan Calle's 60 vibrant color illustrations bring these absorbing and relevant portraits to life.

Students, teachers, and librarians will love discovering key chapters of American history not mentioned in school textbooks, and the spectacular deeds of these pioneering Asian Pacific Islander Americans (APIAs).

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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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