Patricia C. McKissack
(1944 - 2017)
Patricia L'Ann Carwell "Pat" McKissack was an American children's writer, authoring over 100 books. For her book The Dark-Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural, she won the prestigious Newbery Honor in 1993.
A Depression-era Christmas teaches its eternal lessons.
Goin’ Someplace Special (2001)
In 1950’s Nashville Tricia Ann sees signs saying “For Whites Only” until her grandmother takes her to the library.