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Fredrick McKissack

Born: Aug 12, 1939

Death: Apr 28, 2013

Birthplace: Nashville

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Fredrick McKissack

Date of Birth : Aug 12, 1939
Date of Death : Apr 28, 2013
Birth Place : Nashville

Fredrick Lemuel McKissack was an African-American writer, best known for collaboration with his wife, Patricia C. McKissack on more than 100 children's books about the history of African Americans.


  • Writer

Also known as

  • Frederick L. McKissack
  • Fredrick L. McKissack
  • Frederick McKissack


  • Patricia McKissack


  • Fredrick McKissack, Jr.

Awards Won

  • Coretta Scott King Award for Authors
  • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work - Children''s
  • Regina Medal
  • Jane Addams Children''s Book Award
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