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Illus. in full color."Mirandy is sure she'll win the cake walk if she can catch Brother Wind for her partner, but he eludes all the tricks her friends advise. This gets a high score for plot, pace, and characterization. Mirandy sparkles with energy and determination. Multi-hued watercolors fill the pages with patterned ferment. A treat to pass on to new generations."--(starred) Bulletin, Center for Children's Books. Cassette running time: 20 min.  

About the Author

Award winning author Patricia McKissack comes from a family of skilled storytellers, who taught her to listen and observe and who encouraged her life-long love affair with words.  The Dark Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural was a 1993 Newbery Honor Book.  Pat also received the Coretta Scott King Award in 1993 for The Dark Thirty.  Pat wishes she could have talked to her hero, Frederick Douglass, about his rise from slavery, his daring escape, and freedom — at last!  If she was not an author, Pat would like to be an interior designer or an architect so she could tell stories through design.

Pat frequently collaborates on books with her husband, Fredrick.  They have three sons and live in St. Louis, Missouri.  

Product Details

ISBN:
9780394887654
ill.:
Pinkney, Jerry
Author:
Pinkney, Jerry
Author:
McKissack, Patricia
Author:
McKissack, Patricia C.
Author:
McKissack, Pat
Publisher:
Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Boys
Subject:
Ethnic - African American
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
Dance
Subject:
Lifestyles - Country Life
Subject:
Performing Arts - Dance
Subject:
Winds
Subject:
Afro-Americans -- Fiction.
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Children s-General
Copyright:
Series:
Knopf Book and Cassette Classic
Series Volume:
0000
Publication Date:
19880931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from K up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
29 cm. +
Age Level:
04-08

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