Yes We Will: Asian Americans Who Shaped This Country

From #1 NYT best-selling author Kelly Yang comes a gorgeously illustrated picture book about Asian American change makers doing everything they dreamed of and inspiring all of us to reach for new heights!

From creating beautiful music like Yo-Yo Ma to flying to outer space like Franklin Chang-Díaz; from standing up to injustice like Fred Korematsu to becoming the first Asian American, Black and female vice president of the United States like Kamala Harris, this book illuminates the power of Asian Americans all over the country, in all sorts of fields.

Each spread is illustrated by a different renowned Asian American or Asian artist. Alongside the poetic main text, YES WE WILL includes one-line biographies of the person or historical moment featured on the page, with extended biographies at the end. Readers of different ages and needs can use the book in different ways, from classroom discussions to bedtime read-alouds and more.

YES WE WILL answers the question, can we accomplish whatever we dream? With love, courage, determination, and lots of imagination, we can -- and we will!

Featured change makers:

- Franklin Chang-Díaz
- Lia Cirio
- Tammy Duckworth
- Jenny Han
- Kamala Harris
- H.E.R.
- Fred Korematsu
- Padma Lakshmi
- Sunisa Lee
- Jeremy Li
- Yo-Yo Ma
- Amanda Nguyen
- Sandra Oh
- I. M. Pei
- Mamie Tape
- Peter Tsai
- Philip Vera Cruz
- Vera Wang

Target age group 4-8
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      0.85 lbs
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  • Category
    Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Age Group
    6 to 8 yrs
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  • Theme 1
    Biography & Autobiography
  • Theme 2
    People & Places
  • Detailed (BISAC) Subject/Theme
    Diversity & Multicultural
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  • Author
    Yang, Kelly
  • Lexile Level
    480 AD
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  • Publisher
    Penguin Publisher (USA)
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  • Dimensions
    0.5 H × 11.1 L × 9.2 W
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