McKissack Memorial Book Fund

Patricia and Fredrick McKissack have written over one hundred books about the African-American experience. They have won countless awards and received much critical acclaim, all the while bringing enjoyment and information to young readers.

As a tribute to this prolific writing team, long time friends, the McKee family, along with Ready Readers of St. Louis, are creating the McKissack Memorial Book Fund. Our hope is to provide one of their books to each of the 10,000 children in the Ready Readers program. We want to share the joy and history that the McKissack's have brought to our lives and the St. Louis community.
  • Kara Krawat 
    • $200 
    • 56 mos
  • Terry Mayo 
    • $50 
    • 56 mos
  • cherie mckee 
    • $120 
    • 57 mos
  • William McNeill 
    • $500 
    • 58 mos
  • Jenny McPheeters 
    • $50 
    • 59 mos
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Cherie McKee 
Kirkwood, MO
Ready Readers 
Registered nonprofit
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