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Gwendolyn Hooks

Gwendolyn Hooks

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Gwendolyn Hooks


(405) 823-5412




Creative Writing


Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School, Adults, Educators, Older Adults, Youth with Disabilities, Adults with Disabilities, At-risk Youth


Schools: Pre-k, Elementary, Middle School, Alternative Education
Community Sites: Arts Centers, Childcare Centers, Libraries, Senior Centers, Health Care Facilities


Statewide, year-round


Gwendolyn Hooks is a published author with eleven books for children, both fiction and nonfiction. She earned a B.S. in Secondary Education-Mathematics from the University of Missouri St. Louis. Hooks taught middle school math until she realized her passion for creative writing. Now she writes, teaches writing, and presents writing and inspirational programs to students, teachers, librarians and parents.

Hooks teaches pre-school through middle school students, and enjoys teaching writing to adult audiences. Using her own nonfiction books as examples Hooks explores the parts of a nonfiction book and leads students through the process of writing their own nonfiction.

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