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Mirandy and Brother Wind / by Patricia C. McKissack ; illustrated by Jerry Pinkney.

McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017 (Author). Pinkney, Jerry. (Illustrator). Greenstein, Mina. (Book designer). Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. (Publisher).
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Available copies

  • 40 of 41 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 41 total copies.

Series Information

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch ETF MCK 1-3 (Text) 34207000339664 Juv Fiction Easy Tall Available -
Akron Carnegie PL - Akron jf (Text) 75253000000738 Juvenile Oversize Available -
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria jPB MCK (Text) 37521529568638 AMPL Juvenile Picture Book (K-4) Available -
Brookston Prairie Twp PL - Brookston J P MCK (Text) 38209000326184 Picture Book Available -
Centerville Center Twp PL - Centerville E McK (Text) 76895000000819 2nd Floor Children's Easy Available -
Coatesville-Clay Twp PL - Coatesville JF 3 MC KISSACK (Text) 78321000012564 Juvenile Fiction Gr. 3-4 Available -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver JE MCK (Text) 34304000101515 Juvenile - Picture Books Available -
Eckhart PL - Main JP MCK (Text) 840103750570014 Children's Picture Books - Lower Level Temporarily Unavailable -
Fayette Co PL - Connersville JE MCKISSACK (Text) 39230030291395 Children Books Available -
Fulton Co PL - Fulton Library EJ MCK (Text) 33187000579769 EJ - Preschool-grade 3 Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 0394887654
  • ISBN: 9780394887654
  • ISBN: 0394987659 (lib. bdg.)
  • ISBN: 9780394987651 (lib. bdg.)
  • ISBN: 0679826688 (set)
  • ISBN: 9780679826682 (set)
  • Physical Description: 32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [1988]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Book design by Mina Greenstein"--t.p. verso
Art techniques used: Large watercolor and pencil illustrations.
Citation/References Note:
Children's Catalog (Wilson)
Caldecott Medal/Honor
ALA Notable Books
Summary, etc.:
To win first prize in the Junior Cakewalk, Mirandy tries to capture the wind for her partner.
Target Audience Note:
3.5 Follett Library Book Co.
K-3
690 Lexile.
Awards Note:
Coretta Scott King Award, illustrator, 1989.
Caldecott Honor Book, 1989.
Subject: African Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Dance > Juvenile fiction.
Winds > Juvenile fiction.
Contests > Juvenile fiction.
Cakewalk (Dance) > Juvenile fiction.
Friendship > Juvenile fiction.
Dance > Fiction.
Winds > Fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.

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