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Immigrant Innovators: 30 Entrepreneurs Who Made a Difference

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Regular price $14.95

Chagollan, Samantha & Brown, Calef

Hardcover, 128 pages


An inspiring children’s biography collection, * Immigrant Innovators * highlights the stories of 30 immigrant entrepreneurs who have made it big in America.

Geared toward readers ages 8–12, the book features people from around the world who played a major role in establishing global companies and products. These entrepreneurs come from more than 25 countries and have been successful in a wide range of fields, from energy bars (KIND), yogurt (Chobani), and restaurant chains (Panda Express), to dominant industry players like YouTube and Tesla. The book includes full-page illustrated portraits of each entrepreneur as well as colorful infographics throughout.

Immigrant Innovators is a celebration of the immigrant experience—both the triumphs and the challenges—and an important reminder of the strength that comes from a broad and diverse population.

Included, among others, are: * Ayah Bdeir, Lebanon, littleBits * Rihanna, Barbados, Fenty Beauty * Marcus Samuelsson, Ethiopia, Chef * Hamdi Ulukaya, Turkey, Chobani * Max Levchin, Ukraine, PayPal * Mike Krieger, Brazil, Instagram * Daniel Lubetzky, Mexico, KIND Snacks * Adi Tatarko and Alon Cohen, Israel, Houzz * Luis von Ahn, Guatemala, Duolingo * Pierre Omidyar, France, eBay * Laura Behrens Wu, Germany, Shippo * José Andrés, Spain, Founder of World Central Kitchen

Also includes infographics like: * Pioneering Entrepreneurs * Kids of Immigrants * Immigrant Entrepreneurs: By the Numbers * What Kind of Entrepreneur Are You?

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