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.
The All-I’ll-Ever-Want Christmas Doll (2007)
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.
Mirandy and Brother Wind (1989)
Mirandy hopes to win first prize in the cakewalk by capturing the wind for her partner.