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Nzingha, warrior queen of Matamba —McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017

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.

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.

Itching and twitching : a Nigerian folktale —McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017

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

Amistad : the story of a slave ship —McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017, author.

An illustrated introduction to the slave revolt which occurred on the ship Amistad in 1839 and the trial which followed.

Flossie & the fox —McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017

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.

Look to the hills : the diary of Lozette Moreau, a French slave girl —McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017

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...

Goin' someplace special —McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017

In segregated 1950s Nashville, a young African American girl braves a series of indignities and obstacles to get to one of the few integrated places in town: the public library.

The honest-to-goodness truth —McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017

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

The dot --and more stories to make you feel good.

The dot: Vashti doesn't think she can draw, but her teacher encourages her to "just make a mark and see where it takes you." Amazing Grace: Grace's classmates discourage her from trying out for Peter Pan in the school pl...

Who will bell the cat? —McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017, author.

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 a Aesop fable.

Ol' Clip-Clop : a ghost story —McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017

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.

Never forgotten —McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017

In eighteenth-century West Africa, a boy raised by his blacksmith father and the Mother Elements--Wind, Fire, Water, and Earth--is captured and taken to America as a slave.

Lu and the swamp ghost —Carville, James.

During the Depression in the Louisiana bayou, a curious young girl helps the "Swamp Ghost" that her cousins warned her about and finds herself with one good friend.

Curious George rides a bike and more tales of mischief.

CURIOUS GEORGE RIDES A BIKE : The man in the yellow hat gives Curious George a brand new bicycle. What adventures are ahead for this little monkey and his new bike? THE GREAT WHITE MAN-EATING SHARK : Norvin, a boy who ...

Precious and the Boo Hag —McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017

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.

Monkey-Monkey's trick : based on an African folktale —McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017

A greedy hyena's mean tricks on Monkey-Monkey eventually backfire when his victim finds out how he is being deceived.

The all-I'll-ever-want Christmas doll —McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017, author.

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

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