Maya Lin, Artist-Architect of Light and Lines, written by Jeanne Walker Harvey (Christy Ottaviano Books) - new release!
- a Junior Library Guild Spring Selection winner!
- currently #1 in Children's Art Biographies on Amazon
Did you know that Maya Lin was a senior in college when she won the contest anonymously to design the memorial? There were protest 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.
Here's a link to Macmillan's page about our book (with sample images!): http://us.macmillan.com/mayalin/jeannewalkerharvey/9781250112491/
Mr. Elephant's Rio Tour (2016), written by Janie Dullard, available online here. Mr. Elephant is a tour guide with his Yellow Umbrella Tour Company.. Explore Rio in this book!
And coming soon:
Counting on Katherine, written by Helaine Becker (Christy Ottaviano Books), 2018 - the inspiring story of Katherine Johnson, the black NASA mathematician who helped save Apollo 13. Katherine was featured in the recent Hidden Figures movie, played by Taraji Henson.
Mouse's Christmas Gift, written by Mindy Baker (Zonderkidz, fall 2018) - a lovely Christmas story of a mouse who works to save the day when Parson is ill on Christmas Eve.
Mela in the Jungle, winner of an SCBWI Emerging Voices Award, written by me, illustrated by Ziyue Chen (Sleeping Bear Press, 2018)