Patricia McKissack appears at the 2011 National Book Festival. Speaker Biography: Patricia McKissack is the author of many highly acclaimed books for children, including "Goin' Someplace Special," a Coretta Scott King Award winner; "The Honest-to-Goodness Truth"; "Let My People Go" (written with her husband, Fredrick), a recipient of the NAACP Image Award; "The Dark-Thirty," a Newbery Honor Book and Coretta Scott King Award winner; and "Mirandy and Brother Wind," recipient of the Caldecott Medal and a Coretta Scott King Honor Book. She has recently published "Cyborg: The Clone Codes" (Scholastic). She is also one of the writers of "The Exquisite Corpse Adventure," an original story written for the Library of Congress's Read.gov website. For transcript, captions, and more information visit http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=5283.
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