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Precious and the Boo Hag / Patricia C. McKissack, and Onawumi Jean Moss ; illustrated by Kyrsten Brooker.

McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017 (author.). Moss, Onawumi Jean. (Added Author). Brooker, Kyrsten, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 17 of 20 copies available at SC LENDS. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kershaw County Library System.

Current holds

0 current holds with 20 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Kershaw - Camden Library McKissasck (Text) 33255002025576 Juvenile Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0689851944
  • ISBN: 9780689851940
  • Physical Description: 34 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2005]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"An Anne Schwartz book."
Summary, etc.:
Home alone with a stomachache while the family works in the fields, a young girl faces up to the horrifying Boo Hag that her brother warned her about.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 4-8.
AD710L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader LG 3.7 0.5 84959
Subject: Monsters > Juvenile fiction.
Courage > Juvenile fiction.
Sick > Juvenile fiction.
African Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Topic Heading: South Carolina Picture Book Award nominee 2007-08
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Patricia C. 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, and 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 lives in St. Louis, Missouri.

Onawumi Jean Moss is a storyteller and educator whose performances encourage pride of heritage and appreciation of cultural differences. She is associate dean of students at Amherst College in Massachusetts.

Kyrsten Brooker's wonderful books for children include Runaway Dreidel! by Lesléa Newman, They Saw the Future by Kathleen Krull, and Nothing Ever Happens on 90th Street by Roni Schotter. She lives in Alberta, Canada.


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