Tiny Stitches

Tiny Stitches

The Life of Medical Pioneer Vivien Thomas

Book - 2016 | First edition
Average Rating:
Rate this:
"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.
Publisher: New York : Lee & Low Books Inc., [2016]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 1620141566 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
9781620141564 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
Branch Call Number: JB THOMAS
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Bootman, Colin - Illustrator

Opinion


Featured Blogs and Events

African-American STEM Heroes!

I do a little internal happy dance every time I get a reference question that directly relates to what I'm reading at the moment. This happened recently when a patron asked for children's books on African-American inventors and inventions-- a question that came exactly one day after I read and loved Whoosh! Lonnie Johnson's Super-soaking Stream of Inventions, the story of the NASA engineer an… (more)


From Library Staff

This follows the arch of Viviene Thomas' life, from childhood hardships, through his years learning, researching, and developing new methods for operating on babies, and finally to his eventual recognition for his achievements in the medical field. I may or may not have had a tear in my eye by th... Read More »


From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at KCLS

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top