Tiny Stitches: the life of medical pioneer Vivien Thomas by Gwendolyn Hooks. Illustrated by Colin Bootman. unpgd. Lee & Low Books, May, 2016. 9781620141564. (Review from purchased copy)
This picture book biography belongs in every kind of library for every age group. Beautiful watercolors illustrate the life of an incredibly resilient man dedicated to pursuing his dream despite many obstacles. It has great potential for cross-curricular use from STEM to social studies to language arts. Full review at proseandkahn.