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Mirandy and Brother Wind

McKissack, Patricia C.

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ISBN 10: 0394887654 / ISBN 13: 9780394887654
Published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 2006
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Title: Mirandy and Brother Wind

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Hard Cover

Illustrator: Pinkney, Jerry

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed

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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.

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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.

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