Immigrant Innovators: 30 Entrepreneurs Who Made a Difference
Written by Samantha Chagollan
Illustrated by Calef Brown
Published by duopress
Geared toward readers ages 8–12, the book features people from around the world who played a major role in establishing global companies and products. These entrepreneurs come from more than 25 countries and have been successful in a wide range of fields, from energy bars (KIND), yogurt (Chobani), and restaurant chains (Panda Express), to dominant industry players like YouTube and Tesla. The book includes full-page illustrated portraits of each entrepreneur as well as colorful infographics throughout.
Immigrant Innovators is a celebration of the immigrant experience—both the triumphs and the challenges—and an important reminder of the strength that comes from a broad and diverse population.
Primary ISBN: 9781950500277
Available As: Hardcover, eBook
Middle Grade, Age 08 or older
Community Represented: Various
Themes: Celebrations, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Immigrant: Economic, Immigrant: Education, Own Voices/Lived Experience
Character’s New Arrival/New American Status: Immigrant
Book Creator(s) Connection to the Community Represented: Own Voices/Lived Experience
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