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McKissack, Fredrick

Overview
Works: 134 works in 325 publications in 3 languages and 59,278 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Biography  Sources  Interviews  Documentary television programs  Biographical films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.M478693, [E]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Fredrick McKissack
Messy Bessey's school desk by Pat McKissack( Book )

22 editions published between 1944 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 5,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bessey finally cleans up her messy room
Christmas in the big house, Christmas in the quarters by Pat McKissack( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 2,613 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 )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 2,288 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 )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 2,081 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 )

7 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 1,838 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 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple text and illustrations of a variety of insects introduce the numbers one through five
Messy Bessey's closet by Pat McKissack( Book )

5 editions published between 1944 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 1,615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Messy Bessey learns a lesson about sharing when she cleans out her closet
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 1,547 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 1,471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of African-American whalers between 1730 and 1880, describing their contributions to the whaling industry and their role in the abolitionist movement
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 1,383 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
Mary McLeod Bethune : a great American educator by Pat McKissack( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and held by 1,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life and achievements of the black educator who fought bigotry and sought equality for blacks in the areas of education and political rights
Red-tail angels : the story of the Tuskegee airmen of World War II by Pat McKissack( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1,135 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 )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 1,043 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. : man of peace by Pat McKissack( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and held by 1,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple text and illustrations describe the life and accomplishments of the revered civil rights pioneer
The clone codes by Pat McKissack( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 993 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
Messy Bessey and the birthday overnight by Pat McKissack( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Messy Bessey shows herself to be a true friend and a good guest when she helps to clean up after a messy birthday sleepover
Frederick Douglass : leader against slavery by Pat McKissack( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple text and illustrations describe the life and accomplishments of this famous abolitionist
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 )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 928 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
Marian Anderson : a great singer by Pat McKissack( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the African-American singer who struggled against prejudice to become one of the great opera performers of the century
African-American inventors by Pat McKissack( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 812 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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Christmas in the big house, Christmas in the quarters
Alternative Names
Fredrick MacKissack

Fredrick McKissack American children's writer

MacKissack, Fred

MacKissack, Frederick L. 1939-

MacKissack, Fredrick 1939-

McKissack, Frederick.

McKissack, Fredrick

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Christmas in the big house, Christmas in the quartersSojourner Truth : ain't I a woman?Days of Jubilee : the end of slavery in the United StatesRebels against slavery, American slave revoltsBugs!Messy Bessey's closetThe Civil Rights Movement in America from 1865 to the presentBlack hands, white sails : the story of African-American whalers