Tinker Air Force Base is named after him, but how much do we really know about him?
We will now. Kim Rogers and Bobby Von Martin highlight the story and legacy of Clarence Tinker and it is going to be amazing.
Rosemary Brosnan and Cynthia Leitich Smith at Heartdrum/HarperCollins have acquired world rights to I Am Osage by Kim Rogers (Wichita), illustrated by Bobby Von Martin (Choctaw). This nonfiction picture book biography focuses on Osage military hero Clarence Tinker. Publication is planned for Winter 2024. Tricia Lawrence at Erin Murphy Literary represented the author; the illustrator represented himself.