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Author Hooks, Gwendolyn, author.

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

Publication Info. New York : Lee & Low Books Inc., [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 92 Thomas,V HOO    DUE 07-17-20
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 92 THOMAS,V HOO    DUE 09-07-20
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
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Audience Ages 7-12.
Summary "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.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
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.
Thomas, Vivien T., 1910-1985.
Operating room technicians.
African American surgeons.
African Americans -- Biography.
Cardiovascular system -- Surgery.
Operating room technicians -- Maryland -- Biography.
Added Author Bootman, Colin, illustrator.
ISBN 9781620141564 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
1620141566 (hardcover ; alk. paper)

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