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First Generation

36 Trailblazing Immigrants and Refugees Who Make America Great

By Rich Wallace and Sandra Neil Wallace
Illustrated by Agata Nowicka

  • Hardback
  • £13.99

In the tradition of New York Times bestsellers Rad American Women A-Z and Women in Science comes a book celebrating the diversity and contributions of 36 immigrants and refugees to the United States of America.

Albert Einstein. Mazie Hirono. Dikembe Mutombo. Celia Cruz. Madeleine Albright. Nikola Tesla. These are just a few of the names young readers will find in the pages of First Generation. Featuring 36 incredible individuals, this book tells the stories of artists and athletes, scientists and musicians, activists and inventors, educators and journalists, all immigrants and refugees to the United States of America. Because of their achievements and their determination to change the world, our country has been made a far better place. And after reading their inspiring stories, readers will hopefully see how they can become change-makers themselves.

Biographical Notes

Investigative journalists Sandra Neil Wallace and Rich Wallace are award-winning novelists and nonfiction authors of books like Blood Brother: Jonathan Daniels and His Sacrifice for Civil Rights and Bound by Ice: A True North Pole Survival Story. Sandra is a former news anchor and ESPN sportscaster. The daughter of a refugee, she became a US citizen in 2016. Rich was a longtime senior editor at Highlights magazine. Both Sandra and Rich are members of the advisory council for the Cohen Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Keene State College and are founding members of the Keene Immigrant and Refugee Partnership. They live in New Hampshire.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780316515245
  • Publication date: 25 Oct 2018
  • Page count: 96
  • Imprint: Little, Brown Young Readers US
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