In the Spirit of a Dream

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978-1-338-55287-4
Celebratory, triumphant, and inspiring, In the Spirit of a Dream is a tribute to American immigrants of color, written in poems and illustrated by 14 first- and second-generation immigrant artists. In the spirit of a dream, many immigrants of color set out across continents, oceans, and borders, travelling to the United States in pursuit of opportunity. This book is a celebration of 13 American immigrants of color, from world-famous to local heroes, politicians, surgeons, athletes, activists and more. These stories are told in poems by Aida Salazar and artwork by Alina Chau, Bianca Diaz, Dion MBD, Fahmida Azim, Gaby D'Alessandro, Jose Ramirez, Ken Daley, Nicole Xu, Paulo D. Campos, Rahele Jomepour Bell, Tracy Guiteau, Vanessa Flores, and Yasmin Imamura.
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ISBN 978-1-338-55287-4
Key Features Biographies included:
  • engineer and astronaut Anousheh Ansari
  • Paralympic athlete and entrepreneur Alejandro Albor
  • surgeon Ayub Khan Ommaya
  • jazz musician Candido Camero
  • dancer ConceiƧao Damasceno
  • Sriracha inventor and businessman David Tran
  • basketball player Dikembe Mutombo
  • author Edwidge Danticat
  • politician Ilhan Omar
  • comic artist Jim Lee
  • environmental activist Juana Guttierez
  • cellist Yo-Yo Ma
  • and the Undocupoets, a group of undocumented poets.
Series No
Item # 855287
Imprint Orchard Books
Copyright 2021
Format Jacketed Hardcover
Trim Size 8 x 11
Pages 48
Ages 5, 6, 7
Grades K - 2
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