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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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    To establish justice

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    Black diamond

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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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    Let's clap, jump, sing, & shout; dance, spin, & turn it out!

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    Let's clap, jump, sing, & shout; dance, spin, & turn it out! : games, songs, & stories from an African American childhood

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    "Here are classic games, songs, stories, and more, recalled from the author's own childhood in the American South and loveingly passed down to a new generation."--Trade bdg. dust jacket.

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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 hands, white sails

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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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    The Apache

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    The Apache

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    Describes the history, customs, religion, government, homes, and day-to-day life of the Apache people of the Southwest.

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Away west

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    MCK

    Away west

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    In 1879, thirteen-year-old Everett Turner leaves a life of struggle on his family's farm and runs away to St. Louis, where he works in a livery stable before heading to the all-Black town of Nicodemus, Kansas.

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    The dark-thirty

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    The dark-thirty : Southern tales of the supernatural

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    A collection of ghost stories with African American themes, designed to be told during the Dark Thirty--the half hour before sunset--when ghosts seem all too believable.

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    A friendship for today

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    A friendship for today

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    Twelve-year-old Rosemary Patterson learns that she will be attending an all-white school in the fall; but when her best friend is diagnosed with polio, she must face the first day of school alone.

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    The home-run king

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    The home-run king

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    Eleven-year-old Tank and his older brother Jimbo, who both love baseball, can't believe their good fortune when Josh Gibson, home-run king of the Homestead Grays, stays at their house during a series in Nashville.

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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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    Never forgotten

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    MCK

    Never forgotten

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    A lyrical story-in-verse that details the experiences of an African boy who was kidnapped and sold into slavery.

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    A picture of Freedom

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    A picture of Freedom : the diary of Clotee, a slave girl, Belmont Plantation, Virginia, 1859

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    In 1859 twelve-year-old Clotee, a house slave who must conceal the fact that she can read and write, records in her diary her experiences and her struggle to decide whether to escape to freedom.

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    Porch lies

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    Porch lies : tales of slicksters, tricksters, and other wily characters

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    Presents a collection of nine original tales drawn from African American oral tradition that blends history and legend with sly humor, creepy horror, villainous characters, and wild farce.

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    Run away home

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    Run away home

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    In 1886 in Alabama, an eleven-year-old African American girl and her family befriend and give refuge to a runaway Apache boy.

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    A song for Harlem

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    A song for Harlem

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    In the summer of 1928, Lilly Belle Turner of Smyrna, Tennessee, participates in a young author's writing program, taught by Zora Neale Hurston and hosted by A'Lelia Walker in her Harlem teahouse at the height of the Harlem Renaissance.

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    Nzingha, warrior queen of Matamba

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    Nzingha, warrior queen of Matamba

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    Fictional 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.

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    The all-I'll-ever-want Christmas doll

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    The all-I'll-ever-want Christmas doll

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

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

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    Flossie & the fox

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    Flossie & the fox

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    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.

    Due 12/19/19

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    Goin' someplace special

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    Goin' someplace special

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    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.

    Due 12/02/19

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    The honest-to-goodness truth

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    The honest-to-goodness truth

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

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

    Due 12/13/19

    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Ma Dear's aprons

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    MCK

    Ma Dear's aprons

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    Young David Earl always knows what day of the week it is, because his mother, Ma Dear, has a different apron for every day except Sunday.

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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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    A million fish-- more or less

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    A million fish-- more or less

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    A boy learns that the truth is often stretched on the Bayou Clapateaux, and gets the chance to tell his own version of a bayou tale when he goes fishing.

    Due 12/09/19

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    Mirandy and Brother Wind

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    Mirandy and Brother Wind

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    To win first prize in the Junior Cakewalk, Mirandy tries to capture the wind for her partner.

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    Precious and the Boo Hag

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    Precious and the Boo Hag

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    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.

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    Stitchin' and pullin'

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    MCK

    Stitchin' and pullin' : a Gee's Bend quilt

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    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 unfolds.

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