Tiny Stitches

Tiny Stitches

The Life of Medical Pioneer Vivien Thomas

Book - 2016 | First edition
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"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


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