ERIC Number: ED389794
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Contemporary American Success Stories. Famous People of Asian Ancestry. Volume III. A Mitchell Lane Multicultural Biography Series.
Marvis, Barbara J.
As part of a five-volume series written at a reading level for grades five to six and as a tribute to the contributions Asian Americans have made to the United States, this volume presents biographical sketches of Asian Americans who can serve as role models for today's youth. The profiles in the series show the triumph of the human spirit. Volume III profiles: (1) Samuel I. Hayakawa, Japanese American semanticist, educator, and senator; (2) Vivian Kim, Korean American founder of the National Association of Professional Asian Women; (3) Isamu Noguchi, Japanese American sculptor; (4) Ida Chen, Chinese American judge; and (5) Michael Chang, Chinese American professional tennis player. A glossary provides additional information. (SLD)
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Biographies, Childrens Literature, Cultural Background, Cultural Differences, Ethnic Groups, High Achievement, Intermediate Grades, Life Events, Minority Groups, Profiles, Racial Discrimination, Role Models
Mitchell Lane Publishers, P.O. Box 200, Childs, MD 21916-0200 (hardback: ISBN-1-883845-02-5, $15.95; paperback: ISBN-1-883845-08-4).
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: For volumes I-V in this series, see UD 030 711-715 respectively.