Program Type:Author Events, Books, Literature, & Writing, Celebrations, English, Enrichment
Age Group:Children (Grades K-6) , Teens (Grades 7-12)
Celebrate Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with Oliver Chin, author of the exciting graphic novel Awesome Asian Americans: 20 Stars Who Made America Amazing. This collection of fascinating biographies features dynamic artwork of individuals whose remarkable contributions helped shape our nation.
This spectacularly illustrated anthology profiles 10 women and 10 men, from a rainbow of ethnic backgrounds and vocations. Oliver will share his inspirations behind this socially relevant collection and read favorite excerpts. Plus he will do a live drawing demonstration on his approach to illustration and comic book artwork.
Register to receive the Zoom link one hour before the program begins. Free! Recommended for ages 10-14 years.
Download free coloring sheets from the upper right corner of this page. And check out the book trailer for the sequel, More Awesome Asian Americans: 20 Citizens Who Enriched America, coming to a library near you in September 2022: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-oiUjtVDfZY
Advance Registration Required - Virtual
Advance registration is required. Registered participants will receive the Zoom invite one hour prior to the scheduled event.
Questions? Or if you need special accommodations, please let us know. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call your local library!