Headshot of Alexandra S. D. Hinrichs

(Photo by Jeff Kirlin)

Alexandra Hinrichs, a serious reader from an early age

Alexandra Hinrichs is a children’s book author. Her debut picture book, Thérèse Makes A Tapestry, came out from Getty Publications in March 2016.

Alex has worked as a historical researcher at American Girl, a children’s librarian, and a children’s bookseller among other things. She earned MAs in United States History and Library & Information Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She completed her undergraduate education at Colgate University, where she majored in History and French. Alex grew up in Princeton, Massachusetts. She has also lived in France and Thailand. She now makes her home in Bangor, Maine with her spouse and their two sons. She works part-time as a reference librarian at the University of Maine’s Fogler Library.