Patricia and Fredrick McKissack are the authors of numerous award-winning books, including Rebels Against Slavery: American Slave Revolts and Black Hands, White Sails: The Story of African American Whalers, both Coretta Scott King Honor Books, and Sojourner Truth: Ain't I a Woman? a Coretta Scott King Honor Book and winner of the Boston Globe/Horn Book Award. Patricia and Fredrick McKissack live in St. Louis, Missouri. John McKissack resides in Memphis, Tennessee.
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