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Patricia McKissack


Patricia Mckissack

“To me, reading is like breathing; both are essential to life.”—Patricia C. McKissack

Award-winning author Patricia McKissack wishes she could have talked to her hero, Frederick Douglass, about his rise from slavery, his daring escape, and freedom—at last! She is the author of The Dark-Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural, which is a Newbery Honor Book and also received the Coretta Scott King Award. She frequently collaborates on books with her husband, Fredrick. They have three sons and live in St. Louis, Missouri.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Long before I became a writer, I was a listener and an observer. My relatives, who were dynamic... Read More


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The Dark-Thirty
Written by Patricia McKissack, Illustrated by Brian Pinkney

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The Dark-Thirty
Written by Patricia McKissack, Illustrated by Brian Pinkney

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The Dark-Thirty
Written by Patricia McKissack, Illustrated by Brian Pinkney

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Miami Jackson Gets It Straight
Written by Patricia McKissack and Fredrick McKissack, Illustrated by Michael Chesworth

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Miami Jackson Gets It Straight
Written by Patricia McKissack and Fredrick McKissack, Illustrated by Michael Chesworth

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Miami Jackson Makes the Play
Written by Patricia McKissack and Fredrick McKissack, Illustrated by Michael Chesworth

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Miami Jackson Sees It Through
Written by Patricia McKissack and Fredrick McKissack, Illustrated by Michael Chesworth

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A Million Fish...More or Less
Written by Patricia McKissack

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Mirandy and Brother Wind
Written by Patricia McKissack, Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney

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Mirandy and Brother Wind
Written by Patricia McKissack, Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney

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Mirandy and Brother Wind
Written by Patricia McKissack, Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney

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Porch Lies
Written by Patricia McKissack, Illustrated by Andre Carrilho

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Porch Lies
Written by Patricia McKissack, Illustrated by Andre Carrilho

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Stitchin' and Pullin'
Written by Patricia McKissack, Illustrated by Cozbi A. Cabrera

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