Shining a Light: Celebrating 40 Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Who Changed the World
Written by Veeda Bybee
Illustrated by Victo Ngai
Published by HarperCollins Publishers
Meet forty people who helped change the world in countless ways in this beautifully illustrated collective biography.
From scientists to sports stars, aerospace engineers to artists, every person shines in this collection. Dynamic portraits portray each person with bold colors and clever, precise details. Each biography celebrates the determination and courage of people who were on the forefront of changing society.
Using their specific talents, each individual fought for the space for people of Asian and Pacific Islander descent to be seen and treated with dignity and respect. Their important legacy lives on today.
Primary ISBN: 9780358539353
Publication Date: March 2023
Available As: Hardcover, Audiobook, eBook
Essay Collection, Nonfiction, Age 08 or older
Community Represented: Various (Asian)
Themes: Anthology, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Identity, Generation: 1st, Generation: 2nd, Generation: 3rd, Multilingual Character, Own Voices/Lived Experience
Character’s New Arrival/New American Status: Various
Book Creator(s) Connection to the Community Represented: Own Voices/Lived Experience
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