Maya Lin (She Persisted)

by Grace Lin (Author) Gillian Flint (Illustrator)

Maya Lin (She Persisted)
Reading Level: 4th – 5th Grade
Series: She Persisted

Inspired by the #1 New York Times bestseller She Persisted by Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger, a chapter book series about women who spoke up and rose up against the odds--including

Maya Lin! Maya Lin is known throughout the world as the creator of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC. But many people objected to her gender, age, race, and more when she was chosen to design the memorial. Still, she persisted, and her design stands out today as one of the most memorable monuments in the country.

In this chapter book biography by bestselling and award-winning author Grace Lin, readers learn about the amazing life of Maya Lin--and how she persisted.

Complete with an introduction from Chelsea Clinton, black-and-white illustrations throughout, and a list of ways that readers can follow in Maya Lin's footsteps and make a difference!

And don't miss out on the rest of the books in the She Persisted series, featuring so many more women who persisted, including Patsy Mink, Maria Tallchief, and more!

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Grace Lin
Grace Lin, a New York Times best-selling author/illustrator, won the Caldecott Honor for A Big Mooncake for Little Star, the Newbery Honor for Where the Mountain Meets the Moon, and the Theodor Geisel Honor for Ling and Ting: Not Exactly the Same. Her novel When the Sea Turned to Silver was a National Book Award finalist. Grace is a commentator for New England Public Radio, a reviewer for the New York Times, and a video essayist for PBS NewsHour. You can hear her speak about diversity and children's literature in her popular TEDx talk "The Windows and Mirrors of Your Child's Bookshelf."
Classification
Non-fiction
ISBN-13
9780593403006
Lexile Measure
860L
Guided Reading Level
N/A
Publisher
Philomel Books
Publication date
November 20, 2022
Series
She Persisted
BISAC categories
JNF007120 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Women
JNF018020 - Juvenile Nonfiction | People & Places | United States - Asian American
Library of Congress categories
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