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A gorgeously illustrated collection featuring inspiring immigrants from every country in the world, celebrating the incredible range of what it means to be an American:
This dazzling volume brings American immigrant stories to life in short biographies written by award-winning writer Sara NoviÄ, with charming full-color illustrations by Alison Kolesar. At a time when public debate is focused on who belongs in America, this book honors the crucial contributions of our friends and neighbors who have chosen to make this country their home.
Featured within are war heroes and fashion designers, Supreme Court justices and pop stars, athletes and civil rights leaders, as well as:
Â â¢ the doctors who saved Ronald Reaganâs life
Â â¢ the creators of iconic American products like Leviâs, Chevy cars and trucks, and Nathanâs Famous hot dogs
Â â¢ the scientists who contributed to the Manhattan Project
Â â¢ the architects behind landmarks of the American skyline like the World Financial Center in New York City, the Gateway Arch in St. Louis, and the Sears Tower in Chicago