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Nzingha, warrior queen of Matamba —McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017
Book
2000
18 available of 21 items

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.

What is given from the heart —McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017, author.
Book
2019
5 available of 8 items

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.

The honest-to-goodness truth —McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017
Book
2000
6 available of 8 items

After promising never to lie, Libby learns that it's not always necessary to blurt out the whole truth either.

Look to the hills : the diary of Lozette Moreau, a French slave girl —McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017
Book
2004
0 available of 3 items

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 clone codes —McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017
Book
2010
11 available of 12 items

On the run from a bounty hunter who arrested her mother for being part of a secret society devoted to freeing clones, thirteen-year-old Leanna learns amazing truths about herself and her family as she is forced to consid...

Cyborg : a Clone codes novel —McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017
Book
2011
3 available of 4 items

Seventeen-year-old Houston, a cyborg since the age of seven, and a fugitive living on the Moon, joins with other cyborgs all over the world in non-violent protest marches to challenge the Cyborg Act 2130 and hopefully se...

Flossie & the fox —McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017
Book
1986
4 available of 7 items

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.

Ol' Clip-Clop : a ghost story —McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017
Book
2013
2 available of 4 items

One October night in 1745, John Leep, a mean and stingy lawyer, sets out to evict a widow from one of his rental houses and is followed by a ghostly rider.

Itching and twitching : a Nigerian folktale —McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017
Book
2003
6 available of 7 items

Monkey, who scratches when he itches, and Rabbit, who twitches when he feels like it, try to accept each other and themselves.

Who will bell the cat? —McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017, author.
Book
2018
6 available of 7 items

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 an Aesop fable.

Nettie Jo's friends —McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017
Book
1988
2 available of 2 items

Nettie Jo desperately needs a needle to sew a new wedding dress for her beloved doll, but the three animals she helps during her search do not seem inclined to give her their assistance in return.

Martin Luther King, Jr., a man to remember —McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017
Book
1984
0 available of 1 items

A biography of the Baptist minister from Georgia who led a non-violent crusade against racial segregation which resulted in new awareness among Americans of all colors of the principles of which their nation was founded....

Precious and the Boo Hag —McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017
Book
2005
8 available of 8 items

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.

The all-I'll-ever-want Christmas doll —McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017, author.
Book
2007
7 available of 7 items

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

Stitchin' and pullin' : a Gee's Bend quilt —McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017
Book
2008
2 available of 2 items

As a young African American girl pieces her first quilt together, the history of her family, community, and the struggle for justice and freedom in Gee's Bend, Alabama unfold.

Let's clap, jump, sing, & shout; dance, spin, and turn it out! : games, songs, & stories from an African American childhood —McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017 author.
Book
2017
4 available of 4 items

Parents and grandparents will delight in sharing this exuberant book with the children in their lives. Here is a songbook, a storybook, a poetry collection, and much more, all rolled into one. Find a partner for hand cla...

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