Christy Hale BA ’77, MAT ’80
Christy Hale BA ’77, MAT ’80 offers Copycat: Nature-Inspired Design Around the World, a collection of poetry, augmented by photography, that focuses on inventions and designs inspired by nature. She shows examples of how mimicry of natural strategies can lead inventors to fascinating breakthroughs in technology. Lee and Low Books, 2022. 40 pages.
Christy Hale BA ’77, MAT ’80 writes and illustrates Out the Door, a children’s picture book, which recounts a young girl’s adventure through a bustling city and her journey back home. Hale’s book received the Publishers Weekly’s Best Children’s Book of the Year award in 2020. Neal Porter Books, 2020. 40 pages.
Christy Hale BA ’77, MAT ’80 writes and illustrates Todos Iguales: Un Corrido de Lemon Grove/All Equal: A Ballad of Lemon Grove, a bilingual examination of the 1931 Lemon Grove Incident, which led to the first successful legal case dealing with desegregation of a Mexican American school in the United States. Lee and Low Books, 2020. 40 pages.
Christy Hale BA ’77, MAT ’80 illustrated a children’s book about Ansel Adams, a restless boy who eventually became an iconic nature photographer.
Christy Hale BA ’77, MAT ’80 illustrated a children’s book about a Cambodian girl forced to leave her old world behind and find a new home in America. The book won a Moonbeam Children’s Book Award Silver Medal in the multicultural nonfiction picture book category.