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Tiny stitches : the life of medical pioneer Vivien Thomas  Cover Image Book Book

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

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


"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.

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

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 7-12.
920L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader LG 5.9 0.5 0.5 183835
Subject: Thomas, Vivien, 1910-1985 > Juvenile literature.
Operating room technicians > Maryland > Biography > Juvenile literature.
African American surgeons > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Cardiovascular system > Surgery > Juvenile literature.
Thomas, Vivien, 1910-1985.
African American surgeons.
Cardiovascular system > Surgery.
Operating room technicians.
Genre: Biography.
Juvenile works.

Available copies

  • 9 of 9 copies available at Westchester Library System.


  • 0 current holds with 9 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Eastchester Public Library J B THOMAS (Text) 31008152113581 Juvenile Biography Available -
Greenburgh Public Library J B THOMAS (Text) 31009154143691 Juvenile Biography Available -
Larchmont Public Library J B THOMAS (Text) 31014152384115 Juvenile Biography Available -
Mamaroneck Public Library District JB THOMAS (Text) 31015152171733 Juvenile Biography Available -
New Rochelle Public Library J B THOMAS (Text) 31019156082300 Juvenile Biography Available -
Ossining Public Library J B THOMAS,VIVIEN (PICTURE) (Text) 31021152952767 Juvenile Biography Available -
Scarsdale Public Library J B THOMAS (Text) 31029153904901 Juvenile Biography Available -
The Field Library J BIO THOMAS (Text) 31022152064983 Juvenile Biography Available -
Town of Pelham Public Library J B THO (Text) 31023151127821 Juvenile Biography Available -

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