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McKissack, Fredrick

Overview
Works: 167 works in 411 publications in 1 language and 55,469 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Biography  Stories in rhyme  Biographies  Sources  Fantasy fiction  Science fiction  Readers (Publications) 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.L827, B
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Most widely held works about Fredrick McKissack
 
Most widely held works by Fredrick McKissack
Christmas in the big house, Christmas in the quarters by Pat McKissack( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 2,495 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
Sojourner Truth : ain't I a woman? by Pat McKissack( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,178 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 2,018 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
Rebels against slavery : American slave revolts by Pat McKissack( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the slave revolts in the United States during the 1800's
Bugs! by Pat McKissack( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and held by 1,437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple text and illustrations of a variety of insects introduce the numbers one through five
The Civil Rights Movement in America from 1865 to the present by Pat McKissack( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and held by 1,421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the beginning of Reconstruction to the present, traces the struggle of blacks to gain their civil rights in America, with a brief comparison of their problems to those of other minorities
Black hands, white sails : the story of African-American whalers by Pat McKissack( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of African-American whalers between 1730 and 1880, describing their contribution to the whaling industry and their role in the abolition movement
Messy Bessey by Pat McKissack( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 1,331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bessey finally cleans up her messy room
A long hard journey : the story of the Pullman porter by Pat McKissack( Book )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in English and held by 1,308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chronicle of the first black-controlled union, made up of Pullman porters, who after years of unfair labor practices staged a battle against a corporate giant resulting in a "David and Goliath" ending
Messy Bessey's closet by Pat McKissack( Book )

5 editions published between 1944 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Messy Bessey learns a lesson about sharing when she cleans out her closet
Messy Bessey's garden by Pat McKissack( Book )

4 editions published between 1944 and 2002 in English and held by 1,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Messy Bessey discovers that with proper care her garden will flourish
Frederick Douglass : leader against slavery by Pat McKissack( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite being a slave, Douglass learned to read and write and because of his efforts he became a leading voice against slavery in the early 1800s
Red-tail angels : the story of the Tuskegee airmen of World War II by Pat McKissack( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 1,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of African American pilots with a focus on World War II
Booker T. Washington : leader and educator by Pat McKissack( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the former slave who founded Tuskegee University and later became the most powerful African American leader at the turn of the century
Martin Luther King, Jr. : a man to remember by Pat McKissack( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple text and illustrations describe the life and accomplishments of the revered civil rights pioneer
The story of Doctor Dolittle : being the history of his peculiar life at home and astonishing adventures in foreign parts by Hugh Lofting( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a terrible epidemic breaks out among monkeys in Africa, Dr. Dolittle sets out to save them, accompanied by some of his favorite pets. Thus begins the amusing, whimsical adventures of Dr. Dolittle and the animal kingdom
Let my people go : Bible stories told by a freeman of color to his daughter, Charlotte, in Charleston, South Carolina, 1806-16 by Pat McKissack( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The daughter of a free black man who worked as a blacksmith in Charleston, South Carolina, in the early 1800s recalls the stories from the Bible that her father shared with her, relating them to the experiences of African Americans
The clone codes by Pat McKissack( Book )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the run from a bounty hunter who arrested her mother for being part of a secret society devoted to freeing clones, thirteen-year-old Leanna learns amazing truths about herself and her family as she is forced to consider the value of freedom and what it really means to be human in 2170 America
Jesse Owens : Olympic star by Pat McKissack( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life of the sharecroppers' son who became an Olympic legend, and challenged Hitler's dream of Aryan superiority
George Washington Carver : the peanut scientist by Pat McKissack( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Simple text and illustrations describe the life and accomplishments of the scientist who promoted the idea of crop rotation and found many uses for peanuts."--Title page verso
 
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Christmas in the big house, Christmas in the quarters
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Sojourner Truth : ain't I a woman?Days of Jubilee : the end of slavery in the United StatesRebels against slavery : American slave revoltsBugs!The Civil Rights Movement in America from 1865 to the presentBlack hands, white sails : the story of African-American whalersMessy BesseyA long hard journey : the story of the Pullman porter
Alternative Names
Fredrick MacKissack Amerikaans schrijver (1939-2013)

Fredrick MacKissack escritor de literatura infantil estadounidense

Fredrick McKissack auteur de littérature d'enfance américain

Fredrick McKissack escriptor de literatura infantil estatunidenc

MacKissack, Fred

MacKissack, Frederick L. 1939-

MacKissack, Fredrick 1939-

McKissack, Frederick.

McKissack, Fredrick

Languages
English (108)