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    Rebels against slavery

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    Rebels against slavery: American slave revolts

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    Story of the men and women, slaves and free blacks, Northerners and Southerners, whites and Native Americans, who rebelled against the system of slavery, often giving up their lives in the process.

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    Black hoops

    796.323
    McK

    Black hoops : The history of African-Americans in basketball

    McKissack, Fredrick.

    Surveys the history of African Americans in basketball, from the beginning of the sport to the present, discussing individual teams and players and the integration of the National Basketball Association.

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    Black diamond

    796.357
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    Black diamond : the story of the Negro baseball leagues

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    Traces the history of baseball in the Negro Leagues and its great heroes, including Monte Irwin, Buck Leonard, and Cool Papa Bell.

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    The Civil Rights Movement in America from 1865 to the present

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    The Civil Rights Movement in America from 1865 to the present

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    From the beginning of Reconstruction to the present, traces the struggle of blacks to gain their civil rights in America, with a brief comparison of their problems to those of other minorities.

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    Young, Black, and determined

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    Young, Black, and determined : a biography of Lorraine Hansberry

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    A biography of the black playwright who received great recognition for her work at an early age.

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    Rebels against slavery

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    306.3
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    Rebels against slavery: American slave revolts

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    Story of the men and women, slaves and free blacks, Northerners and Southerners, whites and Native Americans, who rebelled against the system of slavery, often giving up their lives in the process.

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    Black hands, white sails

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    639.2
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    Black hands, white sails : the story of African-American whalers

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-.

    A history of African-American whalers between 1730 and 1880, describing their contributions to the whaling industry and their role in the abolitionist movement.

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    Black diamond

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    796.357
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    Black diamond : the story of the Negro baseball leagues

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    Traces the history of baseball in the Negro Leagues and its great heroes, including Monte Irwin, Buck Leonard, and Cool Papa Bell.

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    Red-tail angels

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    Red-tail angels : the story of the Tuskegee airmen of World War II

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    A history of African American pilots with a focus on World War II.

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    The royal kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, and Songhay

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    The royal kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, and Songhay : life in medieval Africa

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    Examines the civilizations of the Western Sudan which flourished from 700 to 1700 A.D., acquiring such vast wealth that they became centers of trade and culture for a continent.

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    Days of Jubilee

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    Days of Jubilee : the end of slavery in the United States

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    Uses slave narratives, letters, diaries, military orders, and other documents to chronicle the various stages leading to the emancipation of slaves in the United States.

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    Christmas in the big house, Christmas in the quarters

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    Christmas in the big house, Christmas in the quarters

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    Describes the customs, recipes, poems, and songs used to celebrate Christmas in the big plantation houses and in the slave quarters just before the Civil War.

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    Marian Anderson

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    AND

    Marian Anderson : a great singer

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    Tells the story of the African-American singer who struggled against prejudice to become one of the great opera performers of the century.

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    Louis Armstrong

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    Louis Armstrong : jazz musician

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    Simple text and illustrations describe the life and accomplishments of the jazz trumpeter who was nicknamed Satchmo.

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    Mary McLeod Bethune

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    Bethune

    Mary McLeod Bethune

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    Traces the life and achievements of the black educator who fought bigotry and sought equality for blacks in the areas of education and political rights.

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    Ralph J. Bunche

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    Ralph J. Bunche : peacemaker

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    Biography of the African-American statesman and diplomat who was one of the founders of the United Nations and who received the Nobel Prize for his peacemaking efforts.

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    Frederick Douglass

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    DOUGLASS

    Frederick Douglass : leader against slavery

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    Simple text and illustrations describe the life and accomplishments of famous abolitionist Frederick Douglass.

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    Biography - ElementaryBiography - Elementary

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    Martin Luther King, Jr

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. : man of peace

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    Simple text and illustrations describe the life and accomplishments of the revered civil rights worker.

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    Biography - ElementaryBiography - Elementary

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    Paul Robeson

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    Paul Robeson : a voice to remember

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    Examines the life of the African-American singer-actor who spoke out against racism and injustice.

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    Sojourner Truth

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    Sojourner Truth : ain't I a woman?

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    A biography of the former slave who became well-known as an abolitionist and advocate of women's rights.

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    Booker T. Washington

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    Booker T. Washington : leader and educator

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    A biography of the former slave who founded Tuskegee University and later became the most powerful African American leader at the turn of the century.

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    Carter G. Woodson

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    Carter G. Woodson : the father of black history

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    Simple text and illustrations describe the life and accomplishments of the man who first pioneered the study of black history.

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    Biography - ElementaryBiography - Elementary

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    Let my people go

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    Let my people go : Bible stories told by a freeman of color to his daughter, Charlotte, in Charleston, South Carolina, 1806-1816

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    The daughter of a free black man who worked as a blacksmith in Charleston, South Carolina, in the early 1800s recalls the stories from the Bible that her father shared with her, relating them to the experiences of African Americans.

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    Messy Bessey's school desk

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    Messy Bessey's school desk

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    When Messy Bessey starts to clean up her desk at school, she inspires the rest of the class to clean up the entire room.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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