Author

Gwendolyn Hooks

Biography

Gwendolyn Hooks has written many books including If You Were A Kid During the Civil Rights Movement, The Cat Food Mystery, and Tiny Stitches: The Life of Medical Pioneer Vivien Thomas, for which she received the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Children’s Literature. She is the recipient of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators Crystal Kite Award and her book Block Party is a Junior Library Guide selection. Gwendolyn resides in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

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Collaborators

Colin Bootman
Simone Agoussoye

Book Dedications by Gwendolyn Hooks

  • To Edmond Hooks, M.D., who made my dreams come true. And to Anna and Will, where this journey began.
    Tiny Stitches: The Life of Medical Pioneer Vivien Thomas