She Persisted: Maya Lin


"Presents a biography of Maya Lin, the creator of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., shows how she overcame many obstacles to share her creations, which were always connected to surrounding landscapes and nature."--

Publisher Marketing:
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! A perfect choice for kids who love learning and teachers who want to bring inspiring women into their curriculum.

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!

Product Details


ISBN13: 9780593403020

Publisher: Philomel Books

Publication Date: Nov-2022

Pages: 80

Lexile Level: 0860

Ages: 04 - 08