Congratulations on being named co-director of Kindling Words! First, can you tell us a little bit about the Kindling Words retreat and its history?
Gwendolyn recently won the
NAACP Image Award for Tiny Stitches
When I saw Jimmy Kimmel’s recent monologue about his son’s surgery, I remembered Gwendolyn Hooks’ picture book biography, Tiny Stitches: The Life of Medical Pioneer Vivien Thomas, illustrated by Colin Bootman (Lee &
Congratulations on the release of the paperback edition of A Bad Boy Can Be Good for a Girl (Wendy Lamb/Random House, 2007)! What’s new for your readers in the soft cover?