Miami Jackson Gets It Straight

Paperback | December 17, 1999

byPatricia Mckissack, Fredrick MckissackIllustratorMichael Chesworth

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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!

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It seems like the longest five days ever for restless Miami Jackson, who is anxiously waiting for summer break to begin. It all starts when his worst enemy, Destinee Tate, bothers him and he begins to keep secrets from his best friend String,. How much worse can things get in the next five days? Miami is afraid he’ll find out in Pa...

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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!

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.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 7.63 × 5.19 × 0.21 inPublished:December 17, 1999Publisher:Random House Children's BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0307265013

ISBN - 13:9780307265012

Appropriate for ages: 6 - 8

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It seems like the longest five days ever for restless Miami Jackson, who is anxiously waiting for summer break to begin. It all starts when his worst enemy, Destinee Tate, bothers him and he begins to keep secrets from his best friend String,. How much worse can things get in the next five days? Miami is afraid he’ll find out in Patricia & Fredrick McKissack’s Miami Gets It Straight, a book from the Mile 5 Chapter Book: Road to Reading series illustrated by Michael Chesworth.