Maya Lin, Artist-Architect of Light and Lines, written by Jeanne Walker Harvey (Christy Ottaviano Books)

Did you know that Maya Lin was a senior in college when she won the contest anonymously to design the memorial? There were protests and hearings to change her design or go with a different design when they found out she was the winner. She stood by her design so that it ultimately was built. Artwork from this book is featured in the Eric Carle Museum show, Asians, Everyday. Here's a link to Macmillan's page about our book (with sample images!):

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Honors and Awards: 
 "Phumiruk’s use of perspective is often striking. . . Harvey’s text makes thoughtful, relatable connections between Lin’s work and the themes of her life."--The Horn Book, starred review 
An Amazon Best Book of the Year
A Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Book
An Amazon Best Book of the Month
A NSTA Best STEM Book of the Year
A NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People
A Junior Library Guild Selection
A Washington Post Book that Can Help Build Strong Girls and Boys for Today's World
An Evanston Public Library Best Book of the Year
A Texas Topaz List Selection
An NCIBA Book Award Nominee
A CCBC Master List Selection

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