Author & Illustrator

Patricia C. McKissack

Biography

PATRICIA MCKISSACK is one of the most acclaimed authors writing for children today. She has written many award-winning books, including Never Forgotten, a Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book; Porch Lies, an ALA-ALSC Notable Children’s Book; The Dark Thirty, a Newbery Honor Book; Let My People Go, recipient of the NAACP Image Award; and Mirandy and Brother Wind, a Caldecott Honor Book. Her other books include The All-I’ll-Ever-Want Christmas Doll, Goin’ Someplace Special, and Precious and the Boo Hag. Patricia and her husband, Frederick McKissack, are the recipients of the Coretta Scott King-Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement.

What Is Given from the Heart
Never Forgotten
Goin' Someplace Special
The Honest-to-Goodness Truth
Messy Bessey
Run Away Home
Flossie & the Fox
What Is Given from the Heart
Never Forgotten

Books by Patricia C. McKissack

    What Is Given from the Heart
    Patricia C. McKissack, April Harrison
    The Honest-to-Goodness Truth
    Patricia C. McKissack, Giselle Potter
    Goin' Someplace Special
    Patricia C. McKissack, Jerry Pinkney
    Flossie & the Fox
    Patricia C. McKissack, Rachel Isadora
    Never Forgotten
    Patricia C. McKissack
    Messy Bessey
    Dana Regan, Patricia C. McKissack

Book Stats

7
Authored
1
Illustrated
5
Collaborators

All Patricia C. McKissack Books

YearTitleIllustratorPages
2019What Is Given from the HeartApril Harrison40
2011Never ForgottenPatricia C. McKissack48
2008Goin' Someplace SpecialJerry Pinkney32
2003The Honest-to-Goodness TruthGiselle Potter40
2001Messy BesseyDana Regan32
2001Run Away Home160
1986Flossie & the FoxRachel Isadora32

Collaborators

April Harrison
Giselle Potter
Jerry Pinkney
Rachel Isadora
Dana Regan