Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson might be known for his wrestling career or as the highest-earning actor in Hollywood, but I admire him for the charitable work that he does quietly and tirelessly. In this Inside Edition video clip, he connects with a fan who has terminal leukemia.
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s heart is perhaps bigger than his impressive muscles. Here he is again teaching his daughter proper handwashing for COVID-19 safety.
Did you know that Dwayne Johnson is mixed-race Black Nova Scotian (descending from enslaved African Americans who escaped to Canada) and Samoan?! All this and more in Asian Pacific American Heroes. It’s available on the Scholastic Website and through Scholastic Bookclubs flyers.
p.s. All my Asian American Book Lists for Kids are here with some specific ethnicities broken out.
- Asian American
- Korean American
- Japanese American
- Chinese American
- South Asian American
BEST #OWNVOICES CHILDREN’S BOOKS: My Favorite Diversity Books for Kids Ages 1-12 is a book that I created to highlight books written by authors who share the same marginalized identity as the characters in their books.