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McKissack, Pat

Summary: In segregated 1950s Nashville, a young African American girl braves a series of indignities and obstacles to get to one of the few integrated places in town: the public library.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2001

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MCK

McKissack, Pat

Summary: A biography of the former slave who became well-known as an abolitionist and advocate of women's rights.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1992

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 MCK

McKissack, Pat

Summary: After barn mice make a collar with a bell to warn them when Marmalade the cat is approaching, Smart Mouse must devise a way to safely put the collar on her in this retelling of a Aesop fable.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398 MCK

McKissack, Pat

Summary: 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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1997

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MCK

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MCK

McKissack, Pat

Summary: 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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2005

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC McKIS

McKissack, Pat

Summary: During the Depression, three young sisters get one baby doll for Christmas and must find a way to share.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2007

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Seasonal Juvenile Collection, Call number: JE MCK

McKissack, Pat

Summary: Describes the history, customs, religion, government, homes, and day-to-day life of the Apache people of the Southwest.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Childrens Press 1984

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 970.3 MCK

McKissack, Pat

Summary: 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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1994

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McKissack, Pat

Summary: Brought up in France as the African slave companion of a nobleman's daughter, thirteen-year-old Zettie records the events of 1763, when she and her mistress escape to the New World where they are inadvertently drawn into the hostilities of the ongoing French and Indian War and, eventually, find a new direction to their lives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MCK

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC McKissack

McKissack, Pat

Summary: Despite their own poverty since Daddy died, Mama tells nine-year-old James Otis they need to help Sarah, whose family lost everything in a fire.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E MCK

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MCK

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE MCK

McKissack, Pat

Summary: An illustrated introduction to the slave revolt which occurred on the ship Amistad in 1839 and the trial which followed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2005

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE MCK

McKissack, Pat

Summary: 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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1900

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MCK

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION McKissack

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: Y DA 18

McKissack, Pat

Summary: 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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 1986

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MCK

McKissack, Pat

Summary: To win first prize in the Junior Cakewalk, Mirandy tries to capture the wind for her partner.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1996

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MCK

McKissack, Pat

Summary: Presents the 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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2000

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MCK

McKissack, Pat

Summary: Master storyteller Patricia C. McKissack transports us to the front porch--a place where lightning bugs flash, lemonade is poured, and tales about slickster-tricksters are an every-night treat for the whole family to enjoy.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD MCK

Carville, James.

Summary: During the Depression in the Louisiana bayou, a curious young girl helps the "Swamp Ghost" that her cousins warned her about and finds herself with one good friend.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2004

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC CAR

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FICTION Carville 2004