Biography for Never Forgotten
Random House, Inc.
PATRICIA MCKISSACK is one of the most acclaimed authors writing for children today. She has written many award-winning books, includingNever Forgotten, a Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book; Porch Lies, an ALA-ALSC Notable Children's Book; The Dark Thirty,a Newbery Honor Book; Let My People Go, recipient of the NAACP Image Award; andMirandy and Brother Wind, a Caldecott Honor Book. Her other books include The All-I'll-Ever-Want Christmas Doll, Goin' Someplace Special, andPrecious and the Boo Hag. Patricia and her husband, Frederick McKissack, are the recipients of the Coretta Scott King-Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement.
LEO and DIANE DILLON have illustrated over 60 books for children and have received just about every honor and award imaginable. They are the winners of two Caldecott Medals (Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears andAshanti to Zulu), five New York Times Best Illustrated Awards (including one for the Knopf book,The People Could Fly), and numerous Coretta Scott King Awards.