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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 visa mer 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) visa färre
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Verk av Pat McKissack

Flossie and the Fox (1986) 1,663 exemplar
Goin' Someplace Special (2001) 1,196 exemplar
Sojourner Truth: Ain't I a Woman? (1992) 1,036 exemplar
Mirandy and Brother Wind (1988) 861 exemplar
A Friendship for Today (2007) 658 exemplar
Run Away Home (1997) 535 exemplar
Tippy Lemmey (2003) 524 exemplar
The Honest-to-Goodness Truth (2000) 406 exemplar
A Million Fish...More or Less (1992) — Författare; Författare — 400 exemplar
The Clone Codes (2010) 385 exemplar
Monkey-Monkey's Trick (1988) 377 exemplar
Bugs! (Rookie Readers) (2000) 322 exemplar
Messy Bessey (1987) 274 exemplar
Ma Dear's Aprons (1997) 192 exemplar
The World in 1492 (1992) 190 exemplar
Away West (Scraps of Time) (2006) 189 exemplar
What Is Given from the Heart (2019) — Författare — 169 exemplar
Precious and the Boo Hag (2005) 140 exemplar
Porch Lies (2006) 140 exemplar
Nettie Jo's Friends (1989) 124 exemplar
Miami Jackson Sees It Through (2002) 105 exemplar
Jesse Jackson: A Biography (1989) 103 exemplar
Messy Bessey's Closet (1989) 99 exemplar
All Paths Lead to Bethlehem (1665) 91 exemplar
Miami Makes the Play (2001) 87 exemplar
Best Shot in the West: The Adventures of Nat Love (2012) — Författare — 67 exemplar
The Aztec (New True Books) (1985) 61 exemplar
The Maya (New True Books) (1985) 60 exemplar
The Inca (New True Books) (1985) 56 exemplar
The Apache (New True Book) (1984) 48 exemplar
The Clone Codes #2: Cyborg (2011) 46 exemplar
So Who's Dr. Rabbit? (1994) 41 exemplar
Who Is Who? (1983) 33 exemplar
God Made Something Wonderful (1989) 32 exemplar
God Makes All Things New (1993) 31 exemplar
Ol' Clip-Clop: A Ghost Story (2013) 30 exemplar
My Bible ABC Book (1987) 28 exemplar
Who Will Bell the Cat? (2018) 27 exemplar
The Children's ABC Christmas (1988) 27 exemplar
Where Crocodiles Have Wings (2005) 27 exemplar
Can You Imagine? (1997) 22 exemplar
Cinderella (Start-Off Stories) (1985) 17 exemplar
All Our Fruits & Vegetables (1995) 10 exemplar
W. E. B. Du Bois (1990) 10 exemplar
Tennessee Trailblazers (1993) 6 exemplar
The Big Bug Book of Counting (1987) 5 exemplar
Ask the Kids (1981) 4 exemplar
JESSE JACKSON 2 exemplar
Messy Bessy 2 exemplar
Tall Phil and small Bill (1987) 2 exemplar
Let My People Go 1 exemplar
A real winner (1987) 1 exemplar

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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.… (mer)
mslibrarynerd | 11 andra recensioner | 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.
mimo | 20 andra recensioner | Dec 18, 2023 |
This is a great book about a powerful, intelligent, strong leader! A hero ♥️
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