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Patricia C. McKissack was born in Smyrna, Tennessee on August 9, 1944. She received a bachelor's degree in English from Tennessee State University in 1964 and a master's degree in early childhood literature and media programming from Webster University in 1975. After college, she worked as a junior näytä lisää high school English teacher and a children's book editor at Concordia Publishing. Since the 1980's, she and her husband Frederick L. McKissack have written over 100 books together. Most of their titles are biographies with a strong focus on African-American themes for young readers. Their early 1990s biography series, Great African Americans included volumes on Frederick Douglass, Marian Anderson, and Paul Robeson. Their other works included Black Hands, White Sails: The Story of African-American Whalers and Days of Jubilee: The End of Slavery in the United States. Over their 30 years of writing together, the couple won many awards including the C.S. Lewis Silver Medal, a Newbery Honor, nine Coretta Scott King Author and Honor awards, the Jane Addams Peace Award, and the NAACP Image Award for Sojourner Truth: Ain't I a Woman?. In 1998, they received the Coretta Scott King-Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement. She also writes fiction on her own. Her book included Flossie and the Fox, Stitchin' and Pullin': A Gee's Bend Quilt, A Friendship for Today, and Let's Clap, Jump, Sing and Shout; Dance, Spin and Turn It Out! She won the Newberry Honor Book Award and the King Author Award for The Dark Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural in 1993 and the Caldecott Medal for Mirandy and Brother Wind. She dead of cardio-respiratory arrest on April 7, 2017 at the age of 72. (Bowker Author Biography) näytä vähemmän
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Tekijän teokset

Flossie and the Fox (1986) 1,683 kappaletta
Goin' Someplace Special (2001) 1,209 kappaletta
Sojourner Truth: Ain't I a Woman? (1992) 1,061 kappaletta
Mirandy and Brother Wind (1988) 872 kappaletta
A Friendship for Today (2007) 664 kappaletta
Run Away Home (1997) 541 kappaletta
Tippy Lemmey (2003) 529 kappaletta
The Honest-to-Goodness Truth (2000) 410 kappaletta
A Million Fish...More or Less (1992) — Tekijä; Tekijä — 407 kappaletta
The Clone Codes (2010) 387 kappaletta
Monkey-Monkey's Trick (1988) 381 kappaletta
Bugs! (Rookie Readers) (2000) 329 kappaletta
Messy Bessey (1987) 281 kappaletta
Ma Dear's Aprons (1997) 196 kappaletta
The World in 1492 (1992) 193 kappaletta
Away West (Scraps of Time) (2006) 192 kappaletta
Amistad: The Story of a Slave Ship (2005) 191 kappaletta
What Is Given from the Heart (2019) — Tekijä — 172 kappaletta
Precious and the Boo Hag (2005) 141 kappaletta
Porch Lies (2006) 141 kappaletta
Nettie Jo's Friends (1989) 126 kappaletta
The Home-Run King (Scraps of Time) (2008) 122 kappaletta
Miami Jackson Sees It Through (2002) 107 kappaletta
Jesse Jackson: A Biography (1989) 106 kappaletta
Messy Bessey's Closet (1989) 102 kappaletta
All Paths Lead to Bethlehem (1665) 93 kappaletta
Miami Makes the Play (2001) 89 kappaletta
Best Shot in the West: The Adventures of Nat Love (2012) — Tekijä — 68 kappaletta
The Story of Booker T. Washington (1991) 65 kappaletta
The Maya (New True Books) (1985) 62 kappaletta
The Aztec (New True Books) (1985) 62 kappaletta
Who Is Coming? (Rookie Readers) (1986) 59 kappaletta
The Inca (New True Books) (1985) 58 kappaletta
The Apache (New True Book) (1984) 50 kappaletta
Cyborg (2011) 47 kappaletta
So Who's Dr. Rabbit? (1994) 41 kappaletta
The Story of Mary McLeod Bethune (1992) 36 kappaletta
Who Is Who? (1983) 33 kappaletta
God Makes All Things New (1993) 32 kappaletta
God Made Something Wonderful (1989) 32 kappaletta
Loved Best (Ready-for-Chapters) (2005) 31 kappaletta
Ol' Clip-Clop: A Ghost Story (2013) 30 kappaletta
My Bible ABC Book (1987) 28 kappaletta
Anansi Gives Wisdom To The World (2005) 28 kappaletta
The Children's ABC Christmas (1988) 27 kappaletta
Who Will Bell the Cat? (2018) 27 kappaletta
Where Crocodiles Have Wings (2005) 27 kappaletta
The Visitor (2012) 24 kappaletta
Can You Imagine? (1997) 23 kappaletta
Cinderella (Start-Off Stories) (1985) 18 kappaletta
All Our Fruits & Vegetables (1995) 10 kappaletta
W. E. B. Du Bois (1990) 10 kappaletta
Tennessee Trailblazers (1993) 6 kappaletta
The Big Bug Book of Counting (1987) 5 kappaletta
Ask the Kids (1981) 4 kappaletta
Stationery Pack (Dear America) (1998) 3 kappaletta
JESSIE JACKSON 2 kappaletta
Tall Phil and small Bill (1987) 2 kappaletta
Messy Bessy 2 kappaletta
JESSE JACKSON 2 kappaletta
A real winner (1987) 1 kappale
Let My People Go 1 kappale

Associated Works

Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out (2008) — Avustaja — 346 kappaletta
It's Great To Be Eight (1997) — Avustaja — 267 kappaletta
Beware!: R.L. Stine Picks His Favorite Scary Stories (2002) — Avustaja — 225 kappaletta
It's Fine To Be Nine (2000) — Avustaja — 123 kappaletta
Lu and the Swamp Ghost (2004) — Tekijä — 112 kappaletta
Best Shorts: Favorite Stories for Sharing (2006) — Avustaja — 90 kappaletta
The Exquisite Corpse Adventure (2011) — Avustaja — 61 kappaletta

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This is a book of poems all connected to a larger narrative. Focuses on a father’s lament of his boy being taken by the slave trade. Very emotionally mature themes with folklore woven throughout. I would use as a read aloud with 5th graders as a preface to reading a chapter book that talks directly about the slave trade. Requires teacher guidance.
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zrobinson | 15 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Mar 18, 2024 |
Fascinating story of the life on an extraordinary woman. It is interesting to see and understand the experience of a slave and the way it affected her family. While I have heard many narratives of the experience of slavery, this one struck me because her young son, abused and mistreated by owners responded in the way many modern abused young men respond: with an tendency toward wild behavior. Overall very good, although the pictures and illustrations do not really match the text, which is a little annoying.… (lisätietoja)
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mslibrarynerd | 11 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jan 13, 2024 |
Kind of preachy and predictable. Still a fun read, because I like YA lit and I like scifi. Will probably seek out the forthcoming sequels.
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mimo | 20 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Dec 18, 2023 |



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