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Who Fixed Babies' Hearts? Vivien Thomas
by Sara Latta
A perfect biography for young readers, and a very inspiring story! Vivien Thomas worked hard to make a new way to help babies' hearts. Learn about his life and the surgery he invented. Make your own stethoscope, too.
Hardcover, 24 pages
Published April 1st 2012 by Enslow Elementary
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Sara Latta is the author of seventeen books for children and young adults on topics that include dark matter, the secret life of microbes, DNA, bones, and forensic science. She also has a masters degree in immunology. She does have a bit of a phobia about heights, as she discovered when faced with having to climb down from a pyramid in Teotihuacan, Mexico.More about Sara Latta...