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The Dark-Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural

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Publisher Comments:

Award winning author Patricia McKissack comes from a family of skilled storytellers, who taught her to listen and observe and who encouraged her life-long love affair with words. The Dark Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural was a 1993 Newbery Honor Book.  Pat also received the Coretta Scott King Award in 1993 for The Dark Thirty.Pat wishes she could have talked to her hero, Frederick Douglass, about his rise from slavery, his daring escape, and freedom — at last   If she was not an author, Pat would like to be an interior designer or an architect so she could tell stories through design.

Pat frequently collaborates on books with her husband, Fredrick.  They have three sons and live in St. Louis, Missouri.  

From the Hardcover edition.

Synopsis:

Rooted in African-American history from the time of slavery to the civil rights era, this Newberry Honor book and recipient of the Coretta Scott King award provides a collection of ten frightening tales for young adults. Reissue.

Synopsis:

In that special half-hour of twilight—the dark-thirty—there are stories to be told. Mesmerizing, suspenseful, and breathtakingly original, these tales make up a heart-stopping collection of lasting value, a book not quickly forgotten.

About the Author

Patricia C. McKissack lives in St. Louis, Missouri.

Brian Pinkney lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307770233
Subtitle:
Southern Tales of the Supernatural
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Illustrator:
Brian Pinkney
Calligrapher:
Pinkney, Brian
Author:
McKissack, Patricia
Author:
Pinkney, Brian
Author:
Pat McKissack
Author:
McKissack, Pat
Author:
Brian Pinkney
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction : People & Places - United States - African
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction : Short Stories
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
Ethnic - African American
Subject:
Horror & Ghost Stories
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Horror
Subject:
Ghost stories, American
Subject:
Horror tales, American
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Children's stories, American
Subject:
People & Places - United States - African-American
Subject:
Short stories
Subject:
Children s-Coretta Scott King Award Winners
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
Children s-Newbery Award Winners
Subject:
Children s-Scary Stories
Subject:
Children s Middle Readers-Newbery Award Winners
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Newbery Award Winners
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20010109
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
176

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Children's » General
Children's » Scary Stories
Children's » Scary Stories » General
Young Adult » Fiction » Short Stories

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Product details 176 pages Random House Children's Books - English 9780307770233 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Rooted in African-American history from the time of slavery to the civil rights era, this Newberry Honor book and recipient of the Coretta Scott King award provides a collection of ten frightening tales for young adults. Reissue.
"Synopsis" by , In that special half-hour of twilight—the dark-thirty—there are stories to be told. Mesmerizing, suspenseful, and breathtakingly original, these tales make up a heart-stopping collection of lasting value, a book not quickly forgotten.
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