Mckissack, Fredrick L(emuel)

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MCKISSACK, Fredrick L(emuel)

MCKISSACK, Fredrick L(emuel). American, b. 1939. Genres: Children's fiction. Career: Civil engineer for city and federal governments, 1964-74; owner of general contracting company, St. Louis, Missouri, 1974-82; writer 1982-; co-owner of All-Writing Services. Publications: ALL WITH PATRICIA McCKISSACK. FOR CHILDREN. FICTION: Look What You've Done Now, Moses, 1984; Abram, Abram, Where Are We Going?, 1984; Cinderella, 1985; Country Mouse and City Mouse, 1985; The Little Red Hen, 1985; The Three Bears, 1985; The Ugly Little Duck, 1986; When Do You Talk to God? Prayers for Small Children, 1986; King Midas and His Gold, 1986; A Real Winner, 1987; The King's New Clothes, 1987; Tall Phil and Small Bill, 1987; Three Billy Goats Gruff, 1987; My Bible ABC Book, 1987; All Paths Lead to Bethlehem, 1987; Messy Bessey, 1987; The Big Bug Book of Counting, 1987; The Big Bug Book of Opposites, 1987; The Big Bug Book of Places to Go, 1987; The Big Bug Book of the Alphabet, 1987; Bugs!, 1988; The Big Bug Book of Things to Do, 1987; The Children's ABC Christmas, 1988; Constance Stumbles, 1988; Oh, Happy, Happy Day! A Child's Easter in Story, Song, and Prayer, 1989; God Made Something Wonderful, 1989; Messy Bessey's Closet, 1990; Messy Bessey's Garden, 1991; From Heaven Above: The Story of Christmas Proclaimed by the Angels, 1992; God Makes All Things New, 1993; Messy Bessey's School Desk, 1998; Let My People Go: Bible Stories of Faith, Hope, and Love as told by Price Jefferies, A Free Man of Color to His Daughter, Charlotte, in Charleston, South Carolina, 1806-1816, 1998; Messy Bessey and the Birthday Overnight, 1998. NONFICTION: Fredrick Douglas: A Biography, 1986; Frederick Douglass: The Black Lion, 1987; The Civil Rights Movement in America from 1865 to the Present, 1987, 2nd ed, 1991; James Weldon Johnson: "Lift Every Voice and Sing," 1990; A Long Hard Journey: The Story of the Pullman Porter, 1990; History of the Civil Rights Movement, 1990; Taking a Stand against Racism and Racial Discrimination, 1990; W.E.B. DuBois, 1990; The Story of Booker T. Washington, 1991; Carter G. Woodson: The Father of Black History, 1991; Frederick Douglass: Leader Against Slavery, 1991; George Washington Carver: The Peanut Scientist, 1991; Ida B. Wells-Barnett: A Voice Against Violence, 1991; Louis Armstrong: Jazz Musician, 1991; Marian Anderson: A Great Singer, 1991; Martin Luther King Jr.: Man of Peace, 1991; Mary Church Terrell: Leader for Equality, 1991; Mary McLeod Bethune: A Great Teacher, 1991; Ralph J. Bunche: Peacemaker, 1991; Jesse Owens, 1992; From Heaven Above, 1992; Langston Hughes, 1992; Sojourner Truth, 1992; Zora Neale Hurston: Writer and Storyteller, 1992; Satchel Paige, 1992; Sojourner Truth: Ain't I a Woman? 1992; Madam C.J. Walker: Self-Made Millionaire, 1992; Paul Robeson: A Voice to Remember, 1992; Booker T. Washington: Leader and Educator, 1992; Christmas in the Big House, Christmas in the Quarters, 1994; The Royal Kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, and Songhay: Life in Medieval Africa, 1994; African-American Scientists, 1994; (with F. McKissack, Jr.) Black Diamond: The Story of 1994; African- American Inventors, 1994; Red-tail Angels: The Story of the Tuskegee Airmen of World War II, 1995; Rebels Against Slavery, 1996; Young, Black, and Determined: A Biography of Lorraine Hansberry, 1998. Address: 14629 Timberlake Manor Ct., Chesterfield, MO 63017, U.S.A.

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