Patricia C. McKissack

Author Facts

• Patricia researches her stories thoroughly before writing. She did so much research for one book that she had enough information to write a second book on the same topic!
• Patricia often works with her husband, Fredrick, to write stories.

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Other books written by Patricia C. McKissack:
• McKissack, Patricia. Frederick Douglass: Leader against Slavery. New Jersey: Enslow Publishers, 2002.
• McKissack, Patricia. The Story of Booker T. Washington. New York: Children's Press, 1991.
• McKissack, Patricia. Tippy Lemmey. New York: Aladdin, 2003.


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