Akira to Zoltan

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Akira to Zoltan

Twenty-Six Men Who Changed the World

By Cynthia Chin-Lee; Megan Halsey (Illustrator); Sean Addy (Illustrator)

Charlesbridge Publishing, Hardcover, 9781570915796, 32pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2006

This companion to the best-selling AMELIA TO ZORA features twenty-six amazing men. From Akira Kurisawa, filmmaker, to Zoltan Kodaly, musical innovator, learn what inspired each man to change the world around him. Detailed collages draw from various events in the men's lives.

About the Author
Cynthia Chin-Lee was born and raised in Washington, D.C., in a family with four older siblings. Her father is a medical doctor and her mother an artist. Cynthia picked up a pen and began writing for fun when she was in the sixth grade. "I liked writing poetry and scribbling in my journal because I found it comforting and therapeutic. I still write for that reason and because I like playing with words." Cynthia has written several books for children and lives in California.