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About the children's book: Shining Star: The Anna May Wong Story. Anna May struggled to pursue an acting career in Hollywood in the 1930s. There were very few roles for Asian Americans, and many were demeaning and stereotypical. Anna May made the most of each limited part. She worked hard and always gave her best performance. Finally, after years of unfulfilling roles, Anna May began crusading for... More
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Added by: Lee and Low Books on 7/15/2009
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Title: Shining Star: The Anna May Wong ...
Publisher: Lee & Low Books
Author: Paula Yoo
Illustrator: Lin Wang
Ages 4-8
Date published: 5/30/2009
Picture About Paula Yoo: Paula Yoo is the author of the YA novel GOOD ENOUGH (HarperCollins '08) and the IRA Notable picture book SIXTEEN YEARS IN SIXTEEN SECONDS: THE SAMMY LEE STORY (Lee & Low '05). Visit her website at www... more
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