Gwendolyn Hooks

After teaching middle school math for many years, Hooks decided to follow her passion to write books for children fulltime. Her titles include the Pet Club series of books for beginning readers as well as nonfiction titles such as Tiny Stitches: The Life of Medical Pioneer Vivien Thomas, winner of the 2017 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work for Children.

She currently lives in Oklahoma City with her husband. @GwentheGweat