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Paper Son: The Inspiring Story of Tyrus Wong, Immigrant and Artist by Julie Leung

Paper Son: The Inspiring Story of Tyrus Wong, Immigrant and Artist

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Paper Son: The Inspiring Story of Tyrus Wong, Immigrant and Artist by Julie Leung
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Jun 08, 2021 | ISBN 9780593461006 | 14 Minutes

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Praise

““A beautiful, must-read tribute to hardworking families and the magic they create.” —Kirkus, starred review

“[A] gorgeous picture book biography about an unsung hero of animation and Chinese American history.” —Booklist, Starred Review

“Confidential, fluid prose deftly captures the stress and strangeness of his immigration experience and his artistic blossoming and impact…. A window into the troubled history of transpacific immigration and a look at a long-undersung contributor to our visual landscapes.” —Bulletin

 “A well-told story that spotlights the too-often unrecognized talent and contributions of America’s immigrants.” —School Library Journal

“A meaningful portrayal of one working-class experience and an image of a loving, hardworking family.”  —Publishers Weekly

Awards

Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association (APLA)-Literature Award WINNER 2021

American Library Association Notable Books SELECTION 2020

CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young Readers SELECTION 2020

Notable Books for a Global Society Award SELECTION 2020

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