Patricia McKissack

'''Patricia L'Ann Carwell "Pat" McKissack''' (August 9, 1944 – April 7, 2017) was an American children's writer. She was the author of three ''Dear America'' books: ''A Picture of Freedom: The Diary of Clotee, a Slave Girl'', ''Color Me Dark: The Diary of Nellie Lee Love'', ''The Great Migration North'', and ''Look to the Hills: The Diary of Lozette Moreau, a French Slave Girl''. She has also written a novel for The Royal Diaries series: ''Nzingha: Warrior Queen of Matamba''. Patricia lived in St. Louis. Her husband, Fredrick McKissack, with whom she co-won the Regina Medal in 1998, died in April 2013 at the age of 73; before marrying her and joining her in writing full-time, he had an accomplished career as a U.S. Marine, a civil engineer for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and had owned a contracting business in the St. Louis area.

Patricia McKissack was also a board member of the National Children's Book and Literacy Alliance, a national not-for-profit that actively advocates for literacy, literature, and libraries.

She was known also as L'Ann Carwell, Pat McKissack and Patricia C. McKissack. Provided by Wikipedia
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by McKissack, Pat, 1944-
Published 1988
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by McKissack, Pat, 1944-
Published 2010
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by McKissack, Pat, 1944-
Published 1992
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by McKissack, Pat, 1944-
Published 2003
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by McKissack, Pat, 1944-
Published 1987
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by McKissack, Pat, 1944-
Published 1992
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by McKissack, Pat, 1944-
Published 2002
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