Professor’s children’s book earns ‘Best Books 2010’

Canyon News - Emily Hunt, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at WTAMU, and her co-author, Dr. Michelle Pantoya, associate professor of mechanical engineering at Texas Tech University, received word Tuesday, Oct. 26 from USABookNews.com that their book Engineering Elephants had been named a finalist in the seventh annual “Best Books 2010” in the Children’s Picture Book Nonfiction category.

A children’s book that uses rhyme to tell how engineers design everything from roller coasters to fireworks has earned a “Best Books 2010” award for a professor at West Texas A&M University.

Emily Hunt, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at WTAMU, and her co-author, Dr. Michelle Pantoya, associate professor of mechanical engineering at Texas Tech University, received word Tuesday, Oct. 26 from USABookNews.com that their book Engineering Elephants had been named a finalist in the seventh annual “Best Books 2010” in the Children’s Picture Book Nonfiction category.

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