Shining Star: The Anna May Wong Story

Title

Shining Star: The Anna May Wong Story

Authors

Paul Yoo

Illustrator

Lin Wang

Publisher

Lee

Publication Year

2009

ISBN

9781600602597

Pages

32 pages

Genre

nonfiction

Format

picture book

Item Type

Nonfiction

Annotation

A biography of Chinese American film star Anna May Wong who, in spite of limited opportunities, achieved her dream of becoming an actress and worked to represent her race on screen in a truthful, positive manner.

Grade Level

K-3; 3-5

Lexile Measure

970L

Diversity Topics

Racial Diversity; Race discrimination; racism; prejudice; marginalized group of people

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

Asian

Keywords

acting; actress; asian; asian american; china; hollywood; school; movies

Diversity Impact

direct

Shining Star: The Anna May Wong Story

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