Mirandy and Brother Wind
By (author) Patricia C. McKissack
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Mirandy and Brother Wind by Patricia C. McKissack
Book DescriptionIllus. in full color."Mirandy is sure she'll win the cake walk if she cancatch Brother Wind for her partner, but he eludes all the tricks her friendsadvise. This gets a high score for plot, pace, and characterization. Mirandysparkles with energy and determination. Multi-hued watercolors fill the pageswith patterned ferment. A treat to pass on to new generations."--(starred) "Bulletin, Center for Children's Books." Cassette running time: 20 min.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780679883333
(279mm x 235mm x 3mm)
Imprint: Random House USA Children's Books
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 13-Jan-1997
Country of Publication: United States
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Slave Girl, Paperback (June 2015)
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Best Shot in the West, Hardback (February 2012)
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Honest-to-Goodness Truth, Paperback (April 2003)» View all books by Patricia C. McKissack
Young Libby tries not to lie--she's been taught that it's good to be honest. But sometimes the truth can be hard to take, and Libby soon finds herself in trouble with her friends. It doesn't take long for Libby to realize while being honest is good, being honest and kind is better. Full color.
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Author Biography - Patricia C. McKissack
Patricia C. McKissack is the author of over twenty children's books, including "The Dark Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural," which was a Newbery Honor book and a Coretta Scott King Award winner, and the "All I ll Ever Want Christmas Doll." She has also received the Coretta Scott King Award for "A Long Hard Journey: The Story of Pullman Porter" and "Christmas in the Big House, Christmas in the Quarters." Patricia currently lives in St. Louis."
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