Miami Jackson Gets It Straight (Paperback)

By Patricia McKissack, Fredrick McKissack, Michael Chesworth (Illustrator)

Random House Books for Young Readers, 9780307265012, 96pp.

Publication Date: December 28, 2004



MIAMI JACKSON CAN'T wait for school to end. But who ever thought five days could be so long? His teacher is leaving for Ghana, his arch-enemy, Destinee Tate, is on his case, and now Miami's keeping secrets from his best friend, String. Summer can't come soon enough.

About the Author

Patricia McKissack and Fredrick McKissack have written tons of wonderful books for children, such as several Coretta Scott King Award-winning books, including Black Hands, White Sails; and Sojourner Truth: Ain't I a Woman? Pat has also been honored with the Virginia Hamilton Award. The authors live in St. Louis, MO.