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Books with author Patricia C. McKissack

  • The Clone Codes #2: Cyborg

    Patricia C. McKissack, Fredrick McKissack, Pat McKissack, John Patrick McKissack

    Paperback (Scholastic Press, Jan. 1, 2012)
    The popular CLONE CODES sci-fi adventure continues with the paperback edition of CYBORGIn the next Clone Codes installment, Houston, a Cyborg, tells his story. Set in the year 2130, the World Federation of Nations determines through laws and regulations that all enhanced persons with three or more synthetic body or organ replacements are classified as three-fifths of a human being. As such, Houston is considered less than human, and must fight to overcome the rules of his strange universe. Drawing on parallels to slavery, terrorism, caste system oppression, and war, readers confront the troubling and complex moral questions probed throughout history.
  • The Royal Kingdoms of Ghana, Mali and Songhay

    Patricia McKissack

    Hardcover (Holt, March 15, 1994)
  • Never Forgotten

    Patricia C. McKissack

    Hardcover (Schwartz & Wade, Jan. 1, 1656)
    Excellent Book
  • Messy Bessey's Holidays

    Patricia C McKissack

    Library Binding (Perfection Learning, Sept. 1, 1999)
    Rookie Readers RM have provided entertaining, high-quality introductions to reading for more than a generation. Each title features full-color, often hilarious illustrations and engaging stories that always involve a young child figuring out concepts or solving problems on his or her own. Every new title contains a Word List and a color-coded reading-level key on the back cover.
  • Mirandy and Brother Wind

    Patricia McKissack, Jerry Pinkney

    eBook (Knopf Books for Young Readers, June 26, 2013)
    Illus. in full color."Mirandy is sure she'll win the cake walk if she can catch Brother Wind for her partner, but he eludes all the tricks her friends advise. This gets a high score for plot, pace, and characterization. Mirandy sparkles with energy and determination. Multi-hued watercolors fill the pages with patterned ferment. A treat to pass on to new generations."--(starred) Bulletin, Center for Children's Books. Cassette running time: 20 min.
  • The All-I'll-Ever-Want Christmas Doll

    Patricia C. McKissack, Jerry Pinkney

    eBook (Schwartz & Wade, Oct. 26, 2011)
    Newbery Honor–winning author McKissack and Caldecott Medal–winning illustrator Pinkney have outdone themselves in this heart-warming picture book infused with humor and the true spirit of Christmas. Christmas always comes to Nella’s house, but Santa Claus brings gifts only once in a while. That’s because it’s the Depression and Nella’s family is poor. Even so, Nella’s hoping that this year she and her two sisters will get a beautiful Baby Betty doll. On Christmas morning, the girls are beside themselves with excitement! There is Baby Betty, in all her eyelash-fluttering magnificence. “Mine!” Nella shouts, and claims the doll for herself. But soon she discovers that Baby Betty isn’t nearly as much fun as her sisters. Would it be more fun to share this very best gift with them after all?
  • Flossie and the Fox

    Pat McKissack, Patricia C. McKissack, Rachel Isadora

    Paperback (Scholastic Paperbacks, Sept. 1, 1992)
    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.
  • Amistad: The Story of a Slave Ship

    Patricia C McKissack

    Paperback (Grosset & Dunlap, Dec. 29, 2005)
  • Stitchin' and Pullin': A Gee's Bend Quilt

    Patricia McKissack, Cozbi A. Cabrera

    Hardcover (Random House Books for Young Readers, Oct. 28, 2008)
    MOTHER AND DAUGHTER, grandmother and granddaughter, aunt and niece, friend and friend. For a hundred years, generations of women from Gee’s Bend have quilted together, sharing stories, trading recipes, singing hymns—all the while stitchin’ and pullin’ thread through cloth. Every day Baby Girl listens, watches, and waits, until she’s called to sit at the quilting frame. Piece by piece, she puzzles her quilt together—telling not just her story, but the story of her family, the story of Gee’s Bend, and the story of her ancestors’ struggle for freedom.
  • Black Hands, White Sails

    Patricia C. McKissack, Frederick L. McKissack

    Paperback (Scholastic, March 15, 2000)
    Black Hands, White Sails
  • The Dark-Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural

    Patricia McKissack

    Paperback (Knopf Books for Young Readers, Dec. 3, 1996)
    Illus. in black-and-white. With an extraordinary gift for suspense, McKissack brings us ten original spine-tingling tales inspired by African-American history and the mystery of that eerie half-hour before nightfall--the dark thirty.
  • By McKissack, Patricia C

    Patricia C McKissack

    Paperback (Scholastic Jan-01-1994, Aug. 16, 1815)
    By McKissack, Patricia C ( Author ) [ { Sojourner Truth: Ain't I a Woman? (Scholastic Biography) } ]Jan-1994 Paperback