Gwendolyn Hooks

 Tiny Stitches – The Life of Medical Pioneer Vivien Thomas. Its numerous awards and honors include NAACP Image Award, Booklist starred review, Huffington Post 24 Children’s Book To Read, Black Liberated Arts Center Ralph Ellison Literary Award, New York Public Library 100 Best Books for Kids and Louisiana Young Readers’ Choice selection
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“If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.”
 – Toni Morrison

Gwendolyn Hooks is the author of over 20 books for young readers including Tiny Stitches – The Life of Medical Pioneer Vivien Thomas. Its numerous awards and honors include NAACP Image Award, Booklist starred review, Huffington Post 24 Children’s Book To Read, Black Liberated Arts Center Ralph Ellison Literary Award, New York Public Library 100 Best Books for Kids and Louisiana Young Readers’ Choice selection. Gwendolyn and her husband live in Oklahoma. Check out her website GwendolynHooks.com

Pet Club Stories (Capstone Publishing)

Confetti Kids (Lee & Low)

New Projects Coming Soon

One spring night in 1796, Ona bravely fled Washington’s mansion in Philadelphia and escaped to make a life far away. But the Washingtons wouldn’t let her go easily. Ona would have to rely on her wits to avoid returning to life in slavery.
(Capstone)
What is Dr. Trams doing with all those dogs? Nathan and new best friend Gabby are determined to solve the mystery.
(Benchmark)
Children’s author Gwendolyn Hooks NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work winner talks about her new award winning book “Tiny Stitches”

Planning school visits or book festivals? Contact me! I love sharing my book life with readers of all ages.

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