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Immigrant innovators : 30 entrepreneurs who made a difference / by Samantha Chagollan ; art by Calef Brown.

Author/Creator:
Chagollan, Samantha, author.
Publication:
Baltimore, MD : Duo Press LLC, [2020]
Format/Description:
Book
128 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
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Subjects:
Businesspeople -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Immigrants -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Immigrant business enterprises -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Businesspeople.
Immigrant business enterprises.
Immigrants.
United States.
Childrens subjects:
Businesspeople.
Immigrants.
Immigrant business enterprises.
Form/Genre:
Biographies.
Juvenile works.
Biographies.
Summary:
"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?"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: We, the Immigrants
Mike Krieger
Andrew Cherng and Peggy Cherng
Ruzwana Bashir
Daniel Lubetzky
Ayah Bdeir
Immigrant Entrepreneurs: By the Numbers
Steve Chen and Jawed Karim
Rihanna
Marcus Samuelsson
Mariam Naficy
Hamdi Ulukaya
Max Levchin
Shan-Lyn Ma
Kids of Immigrants
Koel Thomae
Carlos Castro
Adi Tatarko and Alon Cohen
Luis von Ahn
Sophia Grojsman
Pierre Omidyar
Francesca Cavallo and Elena Favilli
Pioneering Entrepreneurs
Tae Yun Kim
Laura Behrens Wu
Frank Gehry
Ishveen Anand
Claudia Mirza and Azam Mirza
Jose Andres
What Kind of Entrepreneur Are You?.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (page 121) and index.
Contributor:
Immigrant and Refugee Experiences in Children’s and Young Adult Literature Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Brown, Calef, illustrator.
Other format:
Online version: Chagollan, Samantha. Immigrant innovators
ISBN:
9781950500277
1950500276
9781950500666
OCLC:
1150799290
Publisher Number:
99987197300