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McKissack, Pat 1944-2017

Overview
Works: 327 works in 913 publications in 6 languages and 123,193 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Picture books  Short stories  Ghost stories  Horror fiction  Diary fiction  Biography 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Actor, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS648.G48, E
Publication Timeline
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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 )
22 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 3,682 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 )
24 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 3,497 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 )
17 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,240 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 )
18 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 2,824 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 )
22 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 2,649 libraries worldwide
Plucky Flossie Finley asks a clever fox to prove that he is a fox before she will be frightened of him on her way to deliver a basket of eggs
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 2,561 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 )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 2,240 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 held by 2,238 libraries worldwide
A biography of the former slave who became well-known as an abolitionist and advocate of women's rights
Messy Bessey by Pat McKissack( Book )
15 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 2,218 libraries worldwide
Bessey finally cleans up her messy room
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 2,060 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
A million fish-- more or less by Pat McKissack( Book )
19 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and held by 1,955 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
Nzingha, warrior queen of Matamba by Pat McKissack( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 1,939 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
Never forgotten by Pat McKissack( Book )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,901 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. Listen as you read along with this book and CD set
Rebels against slavery : American slave revolts by Pat McKissack( Book )
8 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 1,798 libraries worldwide
Describes the slave revolts in the United States during the 1800's
Precious and the Boo Hag by Pat McKissack( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,756 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 )
10 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 1,753 libraries worldwide
Traces the history of baseball in the Negro Leagues and its great heroes, including Monte Irwin, Buck Leonard, and Cool Papa Bell
The honest-to-goodness truth by Pat McKissack( Book )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,674 libraries worldwide
After promising never to lie, Libby learns that it's not always necessary to blurt out the whole truth either
Messy Bessey's closet by Pat McKissack( Book )
6 editions published between 1944 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 1,567 libraries worldwide
Messy Bessey learns a lesson about sharing when she cleans out her closet
A friendship for today by Pat McKissack( Book )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,566 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 )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,546 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, 1944-2017

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Pat McKissack escritora de literatura infantil estadounidense
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Patricia McKissack auteure de littérature d'enfance américaine
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
Languages
English (220)
Spanish (7)
Chinese (5)
French (3)
Japanese (3)
Korean (1)
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