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John McKissack

Biography

John McKissack

Newbery Honor winner Patricia C. McKissack has collaborated on many critically acclaimed books with her husband, Fredrick L. McKissack. They live in St. Louis, Missouri. John McKissack is a licensed mechanical engineer. THE CLONE CODES marks his debut as a writer. John resides in Memphis, Tennessee.

John McKissack

Books by John McKissack

by Patricia C. McKissack, Fredrick L. McKissack, and John McKissack - Adventure, Fiction, Science Fiction, Young Adult 12+

There is a wicked system inside the Topas Corporation, where clones are produced. Only authorized Topas officials are allowed inside. Only they, along with the clones themselves, know what happens within the walls of the world’s largest and most powerful cloning company.

by Patricia C. McKissack, Fredrick L. McKissack, and John McKissack - Adventure, Fiction, Science Fiction, Young Adult 12+

In this installment of The Clone Codes, Houston, a Cyborg, tells his story. Set in the year 2130, Houston is considered less than human because of his synthetic body and organ replacements, and must fight to overcome the rules of his strange universe.

by Patricia C. McKissack, Fredrick L. McKissack, and John McKissack - Adventure, Fiction, Science Fiction, Young Adult 12+

The Cyborg Wars are over and Earth has peacefully prospered for more than one hundred years. Yet sometimes history must repeat itself until humanity learns from its mistakes. In the year 2170, despite technological and political advances, cyborgs and clones are treated no better than slaves, and an underground abolitionist movement is fighting for freedom. Thirteen-year-old Leanna's entire life is thrown into chaos when The World Federation of Nations discovers her mom is part of the radical Liberty Bell Movement.