Galina Wynkoop Collaborated on a Children’s Book


By: Jessica Fernandez

Galina Wynkoop collaborated with her friend, Anna Gerald, to write a children’s book called, Maggie Grace Learns About Magnesium. This book was independently published on October 6, 2019, and is now available for order on Amazon Prime. Wynkoop is a student at Washington State University majoring in Digital Technology and Culture, and her goal in writing is to educate children on the basics of the chemistry world.

With Wynkoop’s vivid illustration skills and Gerald’s love for writing, they came together as a dynamic duo to bring Maggie Grace to life. The idea stemmed from Gerald’s chemistry class, specifically a project she did on Magnesium, and Wynkoop brought light to this story through her brilliant drawings.

In this children’s book, a 7-year-old named Maggie Grace is introduced and discovers magnesium through a leg cramp she experiences. Wynkoop visually illustrates this story as Maggie gains an understanding of the scientific principles of magnesium. This children’s book represents a heartwarming relationship between a mother and her daughter. It is an entertaining and educational book that helps kids better understand the periodic table along with real-world uses for elements. All profits from Maggie Grace Learns About Magnesium will go towards helping both Wynkoop and Gerald continue their educational paths.