Full-color & black-and-white photos. "The dream of Jan Scruggs, the man behind the movement to build the wall, and the fulfillment of that dream, is detailed up to the opening of the memorial. Designed for proficient independent readers, this book is honest and accurate. It is a sensitive statement about the price of war and the hope for peace, and will impart to young people the facts of this turbulent period in our history."School Library Journal.