Journey to America: Celebrating Inspiring Immigrants
A timely, beautiful exploration of America’s rich history of diversity, Journey to America profiles 20 immigrants and children of immigrants who have affected the nation’s culture or business. From showstopping entertainers to game-changing activists to brilliant scientists, these first- and second-generation Americans show the determination and innovation that has shaped the country we know today.
From Quarto, for ages 7+
- Written and Illustrated by Maliha Abidi
- 96 pages covering the stories of 20 immigrants and children of immigrants who have impacted American history and culture, as well as historical and political facts about the immigration process, highlighting the differences between a permanent resident and a citizen, a first- and second-generation American, and more.
- Maliha Abidi is a Pakistani-American artist and author, living between London and LA. Born and raised in Karachi, she migrated to California at 14. Her art focuses on social justice, advocating women's rights, girls' education and mental health. Maliha also founded @WomenriseNFT, a Web 3.0 initiative with a focus on women's rights and girls' education. Her work includes illustrations, animations, NFT art and illustrated books. In her spare time she loves to travel, read books, go bicycling and explore coffee.