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McKissack, Pat 1944-2017

Overview
Works: 357 works in 1,194 publications in 6 languages and 117,826 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Picture books  Historical fiction  Biographies  Literature  Diary fiction  Horror fiction  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Actor, Other, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS648.G48, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Pat McKissack
The dark-thirty : Southern tales of the supernatural by Pat McKissack( Book )

35 editions published between 1992 and 2019 in English and held by 3,692 WorldCat member 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 )

33 editions published between 1988 and 2018 in English and Chinese and held by 3,433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To win first prize in the Junior Cakewalk, Mirandy tries to capture the wind for her partner
Goin' someplace special by Pat McKissack( Book )

21 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,240 WorldCat member 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 )

26 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 2,756 WorldCat member 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 )

29 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 2,623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wily fox, notorious for stealing eggs, meets his match when he encounters a bold little girl in the woods who insists upon proof that he is a fox before she will be frightened
Christmas in the big house, Christmas in the quarters by Pat McKissack( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 2,408 WorldCat member 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 )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,122 WorldCat member 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 )

8 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the former slave who became well-known as an abolitionist and advocate of women's rights
Days of Jubilee : the end of slavery in the United States by Pat McKissack( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,975 WorldCat member 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. For two and a half centuries African-American slaves sang about, prayed for, and waited on their long anticipated freedom -- a day of Jubilee. But freedom didn't come for slaves at the same time. DAYS OF JUBILEE chronicles the various stages of U.S. emancipation beginning with those slaves who were freed for their service during the Revolutionary War, to those who were freed by the 13th Amendment to the Constitution. Using slave narratives, letters, diaries, military orders, and other documents, the McKissacks invite young readers to celebrate coming freedom and the Days of Jubilee
Nzingha, warrior queen of Matamba by Pat McKissack( Book )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,860 WorldCat member 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
A million fish-- more or less by Pat McKissack( Book )

22 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and held by 1,842 WorldCat member 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
Never forgotten by Pat McKissack( Book )

8 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,815 WorldCat member 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
Rebels against slavery : American slave revolts by Pat McKissack( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 1,695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the slave revolts in the United States during the 1800's
Precious and the Boo Hag by Pat McKissack( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,655 WorldCat member 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 )

15 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of baseball in the Negro Leagues and its great heroes, including Satchel Paige, Monte Irwin, Buck Leonard, and Cool Papa Bell
Martin Luther King, Jr. : a man to remember by Pat McKissack( Book )

9 editions published between 1970 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple text and illustrations describe the life and accomplishments of the revered civil rights pioneer
The all-I'll-ever-want Christmas doll by Pat McKissack( Book )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 1,584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Depression, three young sisters get one baby doll for Christmas and must find a way to share
Messy Bessey by Pat McKissack( Book )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 1,558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bessey finally cleans up her messy room
The honest-to-goodness truth by Pat McKissack( Book )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After promising never to lie, Libby learns that it's not always necessary to blurt out the whole truth either
African-American inventors by Pat McKissack( )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 1,499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents stories of remarkable men and women who have produced inventions that made major contributions to a wide range of fields
 
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Mirandy and Brother Wind
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Mirandy and Brother WindGoin' someplace specialA picture of Freedom : the diary of Clotee, a slave girlFlossie & the foxChristmas in the big house, Christmas in the quartersColor me dark : the diary of Nellie Lee Love, the great migration NorthSojourner Truth : ain't I a woman?Days of Jubilee : the end of slavery in the United States
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