Patricia C. McKissack


Born
in Smyrna, TN, The United States
August 09, 1944

Died
April 07, 2017

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Patricia C. McKissack was the Newbery Honor, Coretta Scott King Award-winning author of The Dark-Thirty and Porch Lies an ALA Notable Book. She collaborated with Jerry Pinkney on Goin' Someplace Special (Coretta Scott King Award winner) and Mirandy and Brother Wind (Coretta Scott King Award winner and Caldecott Honor Book).

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A Picture of Freedom: The D...

3.96 avg rating — 4,163 ratings — published 1997 — 19 editions
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Nzingha: Warrior Queen of M...

3.66 avg rating — 3,061 ratings — published 2003 — 2 editions
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Color Me Dark: The Diary of...

3.94 avg rating — 2,427 ratings — published 2000 — 4 editions
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Goin' Someplace Special

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The Clone Codes (The Clone ...

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The Dark-Thirty: Southern T...

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3.85 avg rating — 1,528 ratings — published 1992 — 13 editions
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Look to the Hills: The Diar...

3.87 avg rating — 1,139 ratings — published 2004
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Mirandy and Brother Wind

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A Friendship For Today

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Flossie and the Fox

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“It was much more than bricks and stone - It was an idea.”
Patricia McKissack

“I aine never seen a fox before. So, why should I be scared of you and I don't even-now know you a real fox for a fact?”
Patricia C. McKissack, Flossie and the Fox

“Sumanguru was shaken by Sundiata’s self-confidence, although he was sure his magic would protect him. But Sundiata’s blacksmith was also a well-known wizard.”
Patricia C. McKissack, The Royal Kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, and Songhay: Life in Medieval Africa

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