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Patricia C. McKissack

Biography

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

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Jerry Pinkney
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Giselle Potter
Rachel Isadora
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