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Tiny stitches : the life of medical pioneer Vivien Thomas / by Gwendolyn Hooks ; illustrated by Colin Bootman.

Hooks, Gwendolyn, (author.). Bootman, Colin, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greenwood PL - Greenwood JBIO THOMAS (Text) 36626103741799 JUV Biographies Available -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library JB THO (Text) 78551000374291 Juvenile Biography Available -
Princeton PL - Princeton JB Thomas Hoo (Text) 30890000643260 Youth Non-Fiction Youth room, Lower level Available -
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield jB Thomas (Text) 78292000363826 Children's Biography Book Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781620141564
  • ISBN: 1620141566
  • Physical Description: 30 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Lee & Low Books Inc., [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
"Biography of Vivien Thomas, an African-American surgical technician who pioneered the procedure used to treat babies with a heart defect known as 'blue baby syndrome.' Includes author's note and author's sources"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 7-12.
920 Lexile.
Subject: Thomas, Vivien T., 1910-1985 > Juvenile literature.
Operating room technicians > Maryland > Biography > Juvenile literature.
African American surgeons > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Cardiovascular system > Surgery > Juvenile literature.

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