The Resource America is immigrants, Sara Nović ; illustrated by Alison Kolesar

America is immigrants, Sara Nović ; illustrated by Alison Kolesar

Label
America is immigrants
Title
America is immigrants
Statement of responsibility
Sara Nović ; illustrated by Alison Kolesar
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Stories of remarkable American immigrants are brought to life in short, lyrical biographies written by Sara Nović and charming full-color illustrations by artist Alison Kolesar. Some of the names you'll find here are familiar: Founding father Alexander Hamilton was born and raised on the tiny Caribbean island of Nevis before coming to New York to pursue his education, and Yoko Ono's parents disapproved when she fell in with the bohemian art scene after the family moved to the United States from post-war Japan. Some less so: when Ronald Reagan was shot in 1981, three of the doctors who saved his life were immigrants. Many iconic 'American' products wouldn't be here without their immigrant inventors: Levi jeans, Chevrolet, Nathan's Famous hotdogs, Chef Boyardee, Carvel ice cream. At a time when so much of public debate is focused on who belongs in America, and who doesn't, this book offers an opportunity to celebrate the diverse paths and contributions of so many of our friends and neighbors. America is Immigrants features athletes and war heroes, Supreme Court justices and pop stars, fashion designers and Civil Rights leaders, including: Madeleine Albright; Isabel Allende; Desi Arnaz; Isaac Asimov; George Balanchine; Sergey Brin; Gisele Bundchen; Willem de Kooning; Marlene Dietrich; Albert Einstein; Alfred Hitchcock; Arianna Huffington; Enrique Iglesias; Iman; Hedy Lamarr; Yo-Yo Ma; Pedro Martinez; Joni Mitchell; Sidney Poitier; Wolfgang Puck; Rihanna; Knute Rockne; Nikola Tesla; The von Trapps; Elie Wiesel; Anna Wintour"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1987-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nović, Sara
Dewey number
305.9/06912092273
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
JV6450
LC item number
.N58 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kolesar, Alison
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Immigrants
  • Immigrants
  • Emigration and immigration
  • Immigrants
  • United States
  • United States
Label
America is immigrants, Sara Nović ; illustrated by Alison Kolesar
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pioneers -- Builders -- Creators -- Defenders -- Movers -- Explorers -- Thinkers
Dimensions
19 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 280 pages
Isbn
9781984819826
Lccn
2019014304
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1088930049
  • 1864975
Label
America is immigrants, Sara Nović ; illustrated by Alison Kolesar
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pioneers -- Builders -- Creators -- Defenders -- Movers -- Explorers -- Thinkers
Dimensions
19 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 280 pages
Isbn
9781984819826
Lccn
2019014304
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1088930049
  • 1864975

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