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McKissack, Pat 1944-2017

Works: 331 works in 1,074 publications in 5 languages and 121,758 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Picture books  Diary fiction  Biography  Biographies  Short stories  Horror fiction 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Actor, Author of introduction
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Publications about Pat McKissack
Publications by Pat McKissack
Publications by Pat McKissack, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Pat McKissack
The dark-thirty : Southern tales of the supernatural by Pat McKissack( Book )
34 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,838 libraries worldwide
A collection of ghost stories with African 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 )
27 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,539 libraries worldwide
To win first prize in the Junior Cakewalk, Mirandy tries to capture the wind to make him be her partner
Goin' someplace special by Pat McKissack( Book )
19 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,297 libraries worldwide
There's a place in this 1950s southern town where all are welcome, no matter what their skin color ... and 'Tricia Ann knows exactly how to get there. To her, it's someplace special and she's bursting to go by herself. When her grandmother sees that she's ready to take such a big step, 'Tricia Ann hurries to catch the bus heading downtown. But unlike the white passengers, she must sit in the back behind the Jim Crow sign and wonder why life's so unfair. Still, for each hurtful sign seen and painful comment heard, there's a friend around the corner reminding 'Tricia Ann that she's not alone. And even her grandmother's words -- "You are somebody, a human being - no better, no worse than anybody else in this world"--Echo in her head, lifting her spirits and pushing her forward
A picture of Freedom : the diary of Clotee, a slave girl by Pat McKissack( Book )
24 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,858 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 )
29 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in 4 languages and held by 2,649 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 )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 2,516 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
Color me dark : the diary of Nellie Lee Love, the great migration North by Pat McKissack( Book )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,230 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
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 2,210 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 )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 2,027 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 )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,951 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 )
21 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,914 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
Never forgotten by Pat McKissack( Book )
8 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,895 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.--Résumé de l'éditeur
Rebels against slavery : American slave revolts by Pat McKissack( Book )
8 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 1,775 libraries worldwide
Describes the slave revolts in the United States during the 1800's
Precious and the Boo Hag by Pat McKissack( Book )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,752 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
Black diamond : the story of the Negro baseball leagues by Pat McKissack( Book )
12 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 1,715 libraries worldwide
Traces the history of baseball in the Negro Leagues and its great heroes, including Satchel Paige, Monte Irwin, Buck Leonard, and Cool Papa Bell
Martin Luther King, Jr. : a man to remember by Pat McKissack( Book )
8 editions published between 1970 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,662 libraries worldwide
Simple text and illustrations describe the life and accomplishments of the revered civil rights pioneer
The honest-to-goodness truth by Pat McKissack( Book )
16 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 1,655 libraries worldwide
After promising never to lie, Libby learns that it's not always necessary to blurt out the whole truth either
The all-I'll-ever-want Christmas doll by Pat McKissack( Book )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,645 libraries worldwide
During the Depression, three young sisters get one baby doll for Christmas and must find a way to share
African-American inventors by Pat McKissack( file )
5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 1,546 libraries worldwide
Presents stories of remarkable men and women who have produced inventions that made major contributions to a wide range of fields
A friendship for today by Pat McKissack( Book )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,523 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
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controlled identity Carwell, L'Ann, 1944-2017

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맥키삭, 패트리샤 1944-
맥키삭, 패트리샤 C. 1944-
맥키색, 패트리샤 C. 1944-
카르웰, 패트리샤 르앤 1944-
マキサック, パトリシア C
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French (6)
Chinese (6)
Turkish (1)
Korean (1)
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