WorldCat Identities

McKissack, Fredrick

Overview
Works: 137 works in 334 publications in 2 languages and 59,700 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Biography  Sources  Biographies  Fantasy fiction  Adventure stories  Interviews  Biographical films 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.L827, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Fredrick McKissack
Messy Bessey's school desk by Pat McKissack( Book )

24 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 5,858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bessey finally cleans up her messy room
Christmas in the big house, Christmas in the quarters by Pat McKissack( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 2,602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the customs, recipes, poems, and songs used to celebrate Christmas in the big plantation houses and in the slave quarters just before the Civil War
Sojourner Truth : ain't I a woman? by Pat McKissack( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 2,280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the former slave who became well-known as an abolitionist and advocate of women's rights
Days of Jubilee : the end of slavery in the United States by Pat McKissack( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 2,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses slave narratives, letters, diaries, military orders, and other documents to chronicle the various stages leading to the emancipation of slaves in the United States
Rebels against slavery, American slave revolts by Pat McKissack( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 1,832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the slave revolts in the United States during the 1800's
The Civil Rights Movement in America from 1865 to the present by Pat McKissack( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and held by 1,514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the beginning of Reconstruction to the present, traces the struggle of blacks to gain their civil rights in America, with a brief comparison of their problems to those of other minorities
Bugs! by Pat McKissack( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and held by 1,512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple text and illustrations of a variety of insects introduce the numbers one through five
Black hands, white sails : the story of African-American whalers by Pat McKissack( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of African-American whalers between 1730 and 1880, describing their contributions to the whaling industry and their role in the abolitionist movement
Mary McLeod Bethune : a great teacher by Pat McKissack( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 1,459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life and achievements of the black educator who fought bigotry and racial injustice and sought equality for blacks in the areas of education and political rights
A long hard journey : the story of the Pullman porter by Pat McKissack( Book )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in English and held by 1,375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chronicle of the first black-controlled union, made up of Pullman porters, who after years of unfair labor practices staged a battle against a corporate giant resulting in a "David and Goliath" ending
Messy Bessey's garden by Pat McKissack( Book )

4 editions published between 1944 and 2002 in English and held by 1,227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Messy Bessey discovers that with proper care her garden will flourish
Frederick Douglass : leader against slavery by Pat McKissack( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple text and illustrations describe the life and accomplishments of this famous abolitionist
Red-tail angels : the story of the Tuskegee airmen of World War II by Pat McKissack( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of African American pilots with a focus on World War II
Booker T. Washington : leader and educator by Pat McKissack( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 1,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the former slave who founded Tuskegee University and later became a powerful African American leader
Martin Luther King, Jr. : man of peace by Pat McKissack( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple text and illustrations describe the life and accomplishments of the revered civil rights pioneer
Carter G. Woodson : the father of black history by Pat McKissack( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple text and illustrations describe the life and accomplishments of Carter G. Woodson, the man who first pioneered the study of black history
The clone codes by Pat McKissack( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the run from a bounty hunter who arrested her mother for being part of a secret society devoted to freeing clones, thirteen-year-old Leanna learns amazing truths about herself and her family as she is forced to consider the value of freedom and what it really means to be human in 2170 America
African-American inventors by Pat McKissack( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents stories of remarkable men and women who have produced inventions that made major contributions to a wide range of fields
The voyages of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his colleague Long Arrow disappears, Dr. Dolittle sets off with his assistant, Tommy Stubbins, his dog, Jip, and Polynesia the parrot on an adventurous voyage over tropical seas to floating Spidermonkey Island
A talk with the McKissacks( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Patricia and Fred McKissack take the viewer along for a look into the lives of these two terrific storytellers. They talk about their writing and their inspirations and share many anecdotes from their lives. What's more, they talk about what it was like growing up in the segregated South and how it affected them."--Container insert
 
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Audience Level
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Audience level: 0.11 (from 0.05 for Days of Ju ... to 0.32 for Messy bess ...)

Christmas in the big house, Christmas in the quarters
Alternative Names
Fredrick MacKissack

Fredrick MacKissack Amerikaans schrijver (1939-2013)

Fredrick McKissack American children's writer

MacKissack, Fred

MacKissack, Frederick L. 1939-

MacKissack, Fredrick 1939-

McKissack, Frederick.

McKissack, Fredrick

Languages
English (104)

Spanish (4)

Covers
Christmas in the big house, Christmas in the quartersSojourner Truth : ain't I a woman?Days of Jubilee : the end of slavery in the United StatesRebels against slavery, American slave revoltsThe Civil Rights Movement in America from 1865 to the presentBugs!Black hands, white sails : the story of African-American whalersMary McLeod Bethune : a great teacher