The Fearless Flights of Hazel Ying Lee

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Product Details

Price
$18.99  $17.47
Publisher
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
Pages
48
Dimensions
8.1 X 10.0 X 0.5 inches | 0.85 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780759554955

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About the Author

Julie Leung was raised in the sleepy suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia, and currently lives in New York City. She is also the author of the Mice of the Round Table middle grade trilogy and the picture book Paper Son: The Inspiring Story of Tyrus Wong, Immigrant and Artist, illustrated by Chris Sasaki. She invites you to visit her online at jleungbooks.com.

Julie Kwon is an artist and illustrator based in Brooklyn. Born and raised in New Jersey, she was always passionate about making art, though her mother did try very hard to convince her that she was actually passionate about becoming a pharmacist. A graduate of the Brown/RISD Dual-Degree program, The Fearless Flights of Hazel Ying Lee is her first picture book. She invites you to visit her online at juliekwonart.com.

Reviews

* "Through clear and concise text aimed at younger fluent readers, author Leung conveys Lee's verve and passion for both flying and life while also conveying the full import of Lee's accomplishments to both America and Americans of color.... hTe crisp lines and bright colors of Kwon's illustrations simply and gracefully depict a bygone era.... Another welcome biography of an Asian American contributor to U.S. history."--Kirkus Reviews
"[An] unsung hero from Chinese American history.... A moving tribute to this groundbreaking aviation pioneer."--Booklist
"A little-known Chinese American pilot is brought to life in this picture book biography.... Illustrations vibrantly complement the text.... A must-have."--School Library Connection
"Kwon's illustrations emphasize Lee's sparkle and determination."--BCCB