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McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017


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  • Fuller Name

    • Patricia Carwell
  • Variants

    • McKissack, Patricia C., 1944-2017
    • Carwell, Patricia L'Ann, 1944-2017
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    • found: Her Ask the kids, c1981:CIP t.p. (Patricia C. McKissack) bk. t.p. (Pat McKissack) CIP data sheet (b. 8/9/44)
    • found: Her Who is who? 1983:CIP t.p. (Patricia McKissack)
    • found: Her My Bible ABC book, c1987:t.p. (Patricia McKissack) p. 4 of cover (free-lance writer in St. Louis, Mo.)
    • found: Contemp. auth.,v. 118, c1986 (McKissack, Patricia (L'Ann) C(arwell); under name of L'Ann Carwell wrote 3 children's books)
    • found: Wikipedia, Nov. 29, 2012(born August 9, 1944 in Smyrna, Tennessee; American children's writer who often collaborates with her husband, Frederick; has also worked as a teacher; lives in Chesterfield, [a suburb of] St. Louis, Missouri with her husband)
    • found: University of Minnesota: voices from the gap, via WWW, Nov. 29, 2012(B.A., English, Tennessee State University, 1964; Masters, Early Childhood Literature, Webster University, 1975; taught, edited children's books, became a full-time writer of nonfiction and fiction, largely about African Americans and their cultural experiences and histories)
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed March 03, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database:(McKissack, Pat; Patricia Carwell; children's book writer/illustrator, book editor/publisher, fiction writer; born 09 August 1944 in Smyrna, Tennessee, United States; BA from Tennessee State University in Nashville (1964); master's degree from Webster University; MA in Early Childhood Literature and Media Programming; honorary doctorate from University of Missouri at St. Louis; certified English teacher; was children's book editor for Concordia Publishing and full-time writer of children's books (1981); received a Newbery Award for The Dark-Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural, the Caldecott Honor Medal for Mirandy and Brother Wind, and two National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Awards for Sojourner Truth: Ain't I A Woman and Let My People Go: Old Testament Bible Stories; received the Boston Globe/Horn Book Award for nonfiction, four Coretta Scott King Awards for Text, the Regina Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Children's Books by the Catholic's Librarians Association, the 2005 Alumni of the Year at Webster University)
    • found: New York times WWW site, viewed Apr. 17, 2017(in obituary published Apr. 12: Patricia McKissack; b. Patricia L'Ann Carwell, Aug. 9, 1944, Smyrna, Tenn; moved with her to St. Louis when she was 3; m. Fred McKissack (d. 2013); d. Apr. 7, Bridgeton, Mo., aged 72; with her husband, transformed a career crisis into a prolific literary partnership that produced scores of children's books about black history and folklore)
  • LC Classification

    • PS3563.C38323
  • Change Notes

    • 1981-02-25: new
    • 2017-07-29: revised
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