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I Am an American The Wong Kim Ark Story

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ISBN-10: 031642692X

ISBN-13: 9780316426923

Edition: N/A

Authors: Martha Brockenbrough, Grace Lin, Julia Kuo

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He challenged the Supreme Court on his right to be called citizen--and won   When American-born Wong Kim Ark returns home to San Francisco after a visit to China, he's stopped and told he cannot enter: he isn't American. What happens next would forever change the national conversation on who is and isn't American. After being imprisoned on a ship for months, Wong Kim Ark takes his case to the Supreme Court and argues any person born in America is an American citizen.   Wong Kim Ark: All American Boy is an important picture book that introduces young readers to the young man who challenged the Supreme Court for his right to be an American citizen and won, confirming birthright citizenship…    
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Book details

List price: $18.99
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication date: 11/23/2021
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 40
Size: 8.80" wide x 11.35" long x 0.60" tall
Weight: 0.924
Language: English

Grace Lin is the award-winning author and illustrator of The Year of the Dog , The Year of the Rat , and Ling & Ting , as well as picture books such asThe Ugly VegetablesandDim Sum for Everyone!Where the Mountain Meets the Moonwas partially inspired by her travels to Hong Kong, China and Taiwan. Grace is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design and lives in Massachusetts. Her website is .

Julia Kuo �splits her time between Cleveland, OH, and Taipei. She�grew up in Los Angeles, CA, and attended Washington University in St. Louis for illustration and marketing. Julia illustrates children's books, concert posters and CD covers, designs stationery and journals, and paints in her free time. One recent gallery show featured paintings of street fashion shots from Face Hunter. Julia's clients include American Greetings, the New York Times , the Home Shopping Network, Little Brown and Co., Capitol Records, Tiny Prints, and Universal Music Group. Her illustrations have been honored in American Illustration, CMYK magazine, and Creative Quarterly. Visit her online at…