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McKissack, Pat 1944-

Overview
Works: 307 works in 848 publications in 2 languages and 125,922 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Biography  Sources  Christmas stories  Picture books  Diary fiction  Historical fiction  Short stories 
Roles: Narrator, Actor
Classifications: PZ7.M478693, [E]
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Publications about Pat McKissack
Publications by Pat McKissack
Most widely held works by Pat McKissack
Messy Bessey's school desk by Pat McKissack( Book )
29 editions published between 1944 and 2004 in English and held by 7,142 libraries worldwide
Bessey finally cleans up her messy room
The dark-thirty : Southern tales of the supernatural by Pat McKissack( Book )
25 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 3,914 libraries worldwide
A collection of ghost stories with Afican American themes, designed to be told during the Dark Thirty--the half hour before sunset--when ghosts seem all too believable
Mirandy and Brother Wind by Pat McKissack( Book )
26 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 3,595 libraries worldwide
To win first prize in the Junior Cakewalk, Mirandy tries to capture the wind for her partner
Goin' someplace special by Pat McKissack( Book )
16 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 3,206 libraries worldwide
In segregated 1950s Nashville, a young African American girl braves a series of indignities and obstacles to get to one of the few integrated places in town: the public library
A picture of Freedom : the diary of Clotee, a slave girl by Pat McKissack( Book )
17 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 2,860 libraries worldwide
In 1859 twelve-year-old Clotee, a house slave who must conceal the fact that she can read and write, records in her diary her experiences and her struggle to decide whether to escape to freedom
Flossie & the fox by Pat McKissack( Book )
19 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and Chinese and held by 2,693 libraries worldwide
A wily fox, notorious for stealing eggs, meets his match when he encounters a bold little girl in the woods who insists upon proof that he is a fox before she will be frightened
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 2,678 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 )
6 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,333 libraries worldwide
A biography of the former slave who became well-known as an abolitionist and advocate of women's rights
Color me dark : the diary of Nellie Lee Love, the great migration North by Pat McKissack( Book )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 2,264 libraries worldwide
Eleven-year-old Nellie Lee Love records in her diary the events of 1919, when her family moves from Tennessee to Chicago, hoping to leave the racism and hatred of the South behind
Mary McLeod Bethune : a great American educator by Pat McKissack( Book )
15 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in English and held by 2,236 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
Days of Jubilee : the end of slavery in the United States by Pat McKissack( Book )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 2,112 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
Nzingha, warrior queen of Matamba by Pat McKissack( Book )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,960 libraries worldwide
Presents the fictional diary of thirteen-year-old Nzingha, a sixteenth-century West African princess who loves to hunt and hopes to lead her kingdom one day against the invasion of the Portuguese slave traders
A million fish-- more or less by Pat McKissack( Book )
14 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 1,935 libraries worldwide
A boy learns that the truth is often stretched on the Bayou Clapateaux, and gets the chance to tell his own version of a bayou tale when he goes fishing
Rebels against slavery, American slave revolts by Pat McKissack( Book )
8 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 1,870 libraries worldwide
Describes the slave revolts in the United States during the 1800's
Never forgotten by Pat McKissack( Book )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,860 libraries worldwide
In eighteenth-century West Africa, a boy raised by his blacksmith father and the Mother Elements--Wind, Fire, Water, and Earth--is captured and taken to America as a slave
Black diamond : the story of the Negro baseball leagues by Pat McKissack( Book )
6 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 1,800 libraries worldwide
Traces the history of baseball in the Negro Leagues and its great heroes, including Monte Irwin, Buck Leonard, and Cool Papa Bell
Precious and the Boo Hag by Pat McKissack( Book )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,793 libraries worldwide
Home alone with a stomachache while the family works in the fields, a young girl faces up to the horrifying Boo Hag that her brother warned her about
The honest-to-goodness truth by Pat McKissack( Book )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,709 libraries worldwide
After promising never to lie, Libby learns that it's not always necessary to blurt out the whole truth either
A friendship for today by Pat McKissack( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,647 libraries worldwide
In 1954, when desegregation comes to Kirkland, Missouri, ten-year-old Rosemary faces many changes and challenges at school and at home as her parents separate
The all-I'll-ever-want Christmas doll by Pat McKissack( Book )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 1,605 libraries worldwide
During the Depression, three young sisters get one baby doll for Christmas and must find a way to share
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Carwell, L'Ann, 1944-

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マキサック, パトリシア C
Languages
English (242)
Chinese (1)
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