The European American Experience
From the Series USA TODAY Cultural Mosaic
Supplemented with quotes and engaging articles from USA TODAY, the Nation’s No. 1 Newspaper, The European American Experience shines a spotlight on European Americans and their many exciting contributions to American society. From architects and athletes to singers and chefs, European Americans enrich American life.
In Giants in the Earth, Norwegian American Ole Rolvaag wrote about the struggles of nineteenth-century European Americans. In The Russian Debutante’s Handbook, Gary Shteyngart highlights the lives of modern immigrants to the United States. Actress Nia Vardalos wrote and starred in the Oscar-nominated film My Big Fat Greek Wedding. Legendary singer Frank Sinatra, the son of Italian immigrants, won ten Grammy Awards, posted thirty-one gold records, and also starred in movies. Known as the Croatian Sensation, Toni Kukoc helped the Chicago Bulls win three NBA championships in the 1990s. Polish American Tara Lipinski is a gold-medal-winning figure skater. Austrian-born celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck is famous for his restaurants, cookbooks, and line of prepared foods.
Read this informative title to learn more about how European Americans contribute to the United States’ cultural mosaic, enriching our nation with a wide range of traditions, customs, and life experiences.
|Interest Level||Grade 6 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 6|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Twenty-First Century Books ™|
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USA TODAY Cultural Mosaic
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